DETROIT (March 1, 2013) – Whole Foods Market® (Nasdaq: WFM), the world’s leading natural and organic foods supermarket, will open a 21,650-square-foot store in Detroit, Mich., on Wednesday, June 5 at 9 a.m. The much-anticipated store, located at Mack Ave. and John R. Road, will add to the vibrant, growing food scene in Detroit. The store joins more than 345 other Whole Foods Market stores in North America and the United Kingdom.

Larry Austin, a 14-year veteran team member, will be the Detroit Store Team Leader. Most recently, Austin led the West Bloomfield location. “As a long-time Michigan resident, I am personally excited to open a Whole Foods Market in Detroit, and bring some career opportunities to the community,” said Austin.

The Detroit store needs to fill approximately 75 positions before opening day.

Team member positions will post online at on April 2. Candidates interested in learning more about working at Whole Foods Market can attend four open houses the company will host next week. Details about event locations and times can be found at