Disclosure: I was invited to a store sneak peek tour, however all opinions expressed are my own
Santa Barbara is welcoming a new store. Today, December 11, 2013 at 8:00 The Fresh Market open its doors with their friendly environment and fresh and quality perishables.
The 152th store is located at 222 North Milpas Street in Santa Barbara will have their traditional “Cracking of the Parmesan,” a gourmet version of the traditional ribbon-cutting event at 8:00 am
The new store will have different grand opening events, that include free sample-sized bag of coffee and a free reusable shopping bag to the first 1,000 customers, food sampling stations from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., and chef demonstrations from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. (Chef demonstrations and sampling will continue through Saturday)
The Fresh Market will donate at least five percent of grand opening day sales to its national charitable partner, Share Our Strength®, in support of its No Kid Hungry campaign, which is working to end childhood hunger in America by ensuring all children get the healthy food they need, every day.
What you need to know about the store:
Great signs at the store
Cracking of the Parmesan