The Fresh Market to host Grand Reopening of Fort Myers store August 22

Specialty grocer celebrates completion of remodel with in-store sampling and activities

Thursday, August 13, 2015 — The Fresh Market, Inc. will celebrate the end of its recent store remodel with a Grand Reopening at its Fort Myers location at 13499 S. Cleveland Ave. On Saturday, August 22, the neighborhood specialty grocer invites shoppers to enjoy in-store sampling, special deals and activities to celebrate the occasion as it unveils its remodeled layout, intended to create an easier, more convenient shopping experience for the Fort Myers community.   

Updates to the Fort Myers location include a new store layout, a larger produce selection and an expanded indoor seating section. Shoppers can also enjoy a new hot pizza bar, a juice bar for on-the-go smoothies and juices, a gelato bar, a coffee station and a soup and salad bar, as well as several new fresh grab-and-go items in the deli and bakery departments.

“We appreciate our customers’ patience during our remodel and look forward to introducing them to our new format and enhanced shopping experience,” said Aaron Fussell, store manager of the Fort Myers location. “The new store layout will feature revamped indoor seating, a hot pizza bar, additional grab-and-go options and much more. These improvements are consistent with The Fresh Market’s goal of providing quality, great tasting food, excellent customer service and an inviting atmosphere. We are excited to offer the Fort Myers community an inspiring food shopping experience.”

The Grand Reopening will kick off at 10 a.m. on Saturday, August 22, and the first 1,000 customers will receive a free reusable shopping bag. On Saturday and Sunday, shoppers can enjoy the following events and activities:

  • Chef demonstrations and sampling:
    • Beers and Spears Sampling Event on Saturday from 12 p.m. – 3 p.m.
      Shoppers can enjoy highly curated and hand-selected craft beer and pickles.
    • Salvatore Principe Wine Sampling on Saturday from 1- 4 p.m.
      Shoppers can enjoy a Salvatore Principe wine tasting and an appearance from Salvatore Principe, artist of the brand, who will sign and paint the bottles customers purchase.
    • Sampling from local brands including Sun Harvest Citrus and Tsamma Juice
  • Face painting for children on Saturday from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

In addition, the store will feature Grand Reopening specials all week, beginning Wednesday, August 19.      

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