Whole Foods Market Sedona commemorated its grand re-opening with in-store events and new offerings

Live music, Amazing Grass pop-up, a new antipasto bar, plus updated cheese, grocery and produce sections

SEDONA, Ariz., 2016-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market Sedona celebrates the completion of its two-part remodel to the 31,000 square foot store located at 1420 West Hwy. 89A with in-store events and new offerings in its prepared foods, specialty, grocery and produce departments.

Today (April 20, 2016), Whole Foods Market Sedona will commemorate the grand re-opening with a cake cutting at 9 a.m. for customers and team members; the first 300 customers will receive free reusable canvas bags from customer service. In the seafood department, there will be a fish cutting on the floor featuring wild caught whole black cod and pacific rough eye rockfish. From 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., shoppers can enjoy live music on the Bar 1902 patio, street tacos, local beer and wine from THAT brewery and Caduceus.

The new antipasto bar offers 24 selections of olives, marinated artichokes and roasted garlic cloves, which all meet Whole Foods Market’s strict quality standards. The expanded cheese section features a selection of more than 200 cheeses, from 38 different value cheeses to exclusive finds like Hervé Mons Camembert. In grocery, shoppers will find 146 bulk bins with an assortment of nuts, dried fruits and grains. In produce, shoppers will find a larger variety of every day fruits and vegetables, from lettuces to exotic fruits. This week, organic broccoli is on sale for $1.50 per pound.

With an updated seasonal menu, indoor and outdoor seating for more than 100 people and a wide selection of local beer and wine, Bar 1902 is open Monday – Saturday from 11 a.m.  – 8:30 p.m., Sunday from 11 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. The bar-restaurant offers daily happy hour from 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. with small plates for $7 or less and draft beer and wine for $6 or less.

From green jalapeño miso glazed halibut and to expanded vegan options like vegan sushi and curried fries, the menu has something for everyone. All menu items meet Whole Foods Market’s strict quality standards, including no artificial colors, flavors, preservatives, or sweeteners, and no partially hydrogenated fats or oils.

“We’re thrilled to offer Sedona residents a new and improved store that now offers even more delicious and unique options to shoppers of all diets and lifestyles,” said  Anibal Monroy, store team leader, Whole Foods Market Sedona. “The completion of this remodel allows us to better meet the needs of our local community.”

From April 20-26, Amazing Grass will host a pop-up in the Whole Body section with 40 percent off on all Amazing Grass products. On Saturday, April 23 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. live music will be offered on the Bar 1902 patio, along with Indian street food, local beer from THAT Brewery, and local wine from Chateau Tumbleweed.

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