PORTER RANCH, Calif. (May 21, 2019) — Whole Foods Market in Porter Ranch opens its doors to the public at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, May 22. Located at 20209 W. Rinaldi St., the new 44,000 square-foot store is celebrating the grand opening with samples from local vendors, music and giveaways starting at 8 a.m. The first 300 shoppers will receive a reusable shopping bag containing a Whole Foods Market savings card with a mystery value ranging between $5 and $100, Whole Foods Market swag and snacks. The bag will also include a small, individually wrapped baguette to honor the Whole Foods Market tradition of breaking bread to commemorate every new store opening.

“We’re really excited for this community to experience their new Whole Foods Market,” said Kevin Helfend, Store Team Leader. “In addition to an expanded selection of food options and unique features like Nékter Juice Bar, our customers can also enjoy a meal or beverage at our in-store bar and restaurant, Porter’s House.”  

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.

Store features include:

The Porter Ranch store also features an in-store bar and restaurant, Porter’s House. It will offer a menu of grass-fed beef burgers and vegan options, highlighting regionally sourced ingredients. Additionally, the eatery will serve a curated selection of seasonal wines from California wineries, including Joel Gott and Mer Soleil, and 24 rotating beers on tap from local breweries, including Modern Times, Beachwood Brewing and Eagle Rock Brewing. Offering indoor seating for 60 people and outdoor patio seating for 50 people, Porter’s House will be open from 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. daily.

Whole Foods Market Porter Ranch employs approximately 160 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 33 additional stores in the greater Los Angeles area.

or more information visit https://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/stores/porterranch.