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Whole Foods Market Opens New Flagship Store in Tysons Corner

Mid-Atlantic Flagship Offers In-Store Food Hall, Pub and Thousands of Local Products

TYSONS, Va. (October 29, 2019) Whole Foods Market in Tysons Corner opens its doors to the public at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, October 30. Located in The Boro at 1635 Boro Place, the new 70,000 square-foot, Mid-Atlantic flagship store will feature thousands of items from local suppliers, a pub and game room and a food hall offering a variety of exciting culinary experiences from Friends of Whole Foods Market partners.

“We’re thrilled to expand our presence in the D.C. Metro area with the opening of our newest store in Northern Virginia,” said Carl DePree, Store Team Leader. “We look forward to providing the community – including residents and those coming through the transportation hub of Tysons Corner – with access to an expansive selection of fresh and innovative offerings, high quality food and drink options from many local partners, as well as a space to gather with friends and enjoy a meal or a drink at High Point, our in-store pub and game room.”

Opening day celebrations will include complimentary coffee from local supplier Café Kreyol, breakfast bites from Poppy's Stuffed Bagels and music before the store opens. Additionally, the first 200 customers will receive a custom Whole Foods Market Tysons Corner reusable tote bag and a savings card with a mystery value ranging between $5 and $100.

Offering a selection of locally sourced options, grab-and-go prepared foods and natural and organic grocery items, all food at Whole Foods Market must meet the company’s rigorous quality standards, which prohibit hydrogenated fats, high-fructose corn syrup and artificial sweeteners. In addition, all beauty and body care products must meet the company’s body care standards, which ban animal testing and more than one hundred commonly used ingredients.

Food Hall

Located on the first floor of the store, the store’s food hall provides shoppers with offerings from four Friends of Whole Foods Market partners, including:

The Friends of Whole Foods Market program provides the opportunity for innovative businesses and entrepreneurs that align with the mission and quality of Whole Foods Market to establish their own independent retail spaces inside Whole Foods Market stores to bring shoppers unique experiences.

Pub & Game Room

The new Tysons Corner store also features High Point, a pub and game room on the mezzanine level of the store. Open from 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. every day, High Point offers several self-serve food options including a build-your-own taco station, classic bar favorites, Detroit style pizza, garlic knots and arancini, as well as eight varieties of wine, 12 beers on tap and craft cocktails featuring ingredients from Pratt Standard Cocktail Company, a DC-based, woman-owned cocktail business. Customers can also enjoy outdoor patio seating and a variety of retro games and board games.

Other Store Features & Local Product Highlights

Additional Information

Amazon Prime members who shop at Whole Foods Market have access to a number of benefits year-round, like deep discounts on dozens of select popular products each week and an additional 10% off hundreds of in-store items. In addition, eligible Prime members receive 5% back on Whole Foods Market purchases when using the Amazon Prime Rewards Visa Card.

To celebrate joining the community, 5% of the store’s net sales on Thursday, November 7 will benefit Food for Others, an organization that, through its Power Packs Program, provides elementary-school children with nutritious meals for the weekend so they can come to school ready to learn. From opening day through December 31, all donations from Whole Foods Market’s bag credit program, which provides a credit to customers who bring their own shopping bags, will go to Fairfax Casa, a nonprofit organization advocating for the best interest of each child that enters the juvenile court system.

Whole Foods Market Tysons Corner will employ approximately 325 full and part-time team members. Following the grand opening, the store will be open from 7 a.m. – 10 p.m. daily.

Whole Foods Market has nine additional stores in Northern Virginia.

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