Whole Foods' New 'Produce Butcher' Will Chop Up Your Vegetables for You
Some of Whole Foods newest stores include ridiculous features like self-serve mochi bars, food carts, and even restaurants. But now, the high-end grocer is offering a new in-store concept that's both absolutely absurd and, well, potentially life-changing: a produce butcher counter.
And yes, the new service is exactly what it sounds like. A Whole Foods employee will be available to "cut, slice, dice, julienne, chop, and grate" your vegetables and other produce items at your request so that you don't have to, according to a press release. Really. In other words, it's basically a game-changer for people who suck at cooking or an all-new level of laziness. Or maybe both.
Our 468th store opened this weekend in #BryantPark! The store is filled with culinary innovations including a #ProduceButcher, @frankies.pm Spuntino restaurant, a @seedandmill tahini cart that makes fresh tahini, and the Harbor Bar featuring lobster rolls & oyster towers (including 24 beers on tap -and wine!). There is also a #toast venue, Detroit-style deep dish #pizza and @simitandsmith serving authentic Turkish-style artisanal breads. Follow @wholefoodsnyc for even more store deets. #NYC #NewYorkNewYork #MeatlessMonday What's your favorite thing about your local store?
So far, the only known Produce Butcher is located in one of Whole Foods' newest and fanciest locations that just opened on NYC's Bryant Park late last month. It's unclear if the convenient concept will arrive in other Whole Foods locations, but lazy people all across the country probably wouldn't mind not having to chop and slice, say, their own bell peppers, mushrooms, and onions. Of course, you'll probably have to wait in line for a while.
Or, you can always just cut your fruits and vegetables yourself, you know, like an adult.
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