Balducci’s Food Lover’s Market is excited to share its love of food with Rye Brook, NY at its newest location at the Rye Ridge Shopping Center. The grand opening celebration will be conducted on Friday, January 27th and will launch with a commemorative bread breaking ceremony, in-store tastings and chef demonstrations with the festivities continuing throughout the weekend.
“At Balducci’s, we invite you to immerse yourself in our distinctive gourmet experience,” said Judith Spires, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Balducci’s. “Our goal is to provide an epicurean adventure every time you enter our market. From our inviting store’s open-concept layout ripe with robust food offerings, to the full kitchen of professional and sous chefs creating elegant dishes, Balducci’s aims to provide various food items designed for a sophisticated palette. Rye Brook is the perfect location for our newest Food Lover’s Market and we look forward to sharing our love and passion for food with the vibrant community.”
Balducci’s Food Lover’s Market specializes in hand-selected, prime-cut meats, signature top of the catch exceptional seafood, and is staffed with professional cheese mongers and culinary trained chefs who prepare restaurant-quality, fresh meal selections. Additional offerings include superior, organic, local and recipe-ready produce, as well as a patisserie overflowing with delectable pastries, breads and baked goods. The market’s inviting café provides a place for food lovers to gather with family, friends and the community while relaxing, enjoying free Wi-Fi, and savoring the market’s many items. Balducci’s signature floral boutique and in-house catering professionals will provide all entertaining needs.
“Whether you have questions about the perfect cut of meat, how to cook your seafood, or what cheeses to pick for your next gathering, our experienced and professional staff is here for you,” said Angel Caban, Rye Brook General Manager. “Additionally, our in-store chefs are always crafting delicious food in the market’s open kitchen, so leave the cooking to us with high-quality Chef Prepared dishes - perfect to create an entire meal, cater a party, or accompany any main or side dish.”
To mark the grand opening, the gourmet market will host a weekend-long celebration starting Friday, January 27th at 10 a.m. with speaking remarks from Judy Spires, Rich Durante, President and Chief Operating Officer, and General Manager Angel Caban.
Food lovers who join Balducci’s on January 27th will enjoy:
- In-store tastings, allowing attendees to discover tasty fare that will continue throughout the weekend from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
- Cooking demonstrations with Balducci’s chefs who will be providing culinary tips as they prepare scrumptious recipes in the store’s open and full kitchen.
- Smarter shopping tips and meal planning advice for a healthier lifestyle from Balducci’s nutritionist, Shari Bilt Boockvar. Shari will also be on-site Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
- Giveaways including Balducci’s canvas market bag (while supplies last).
- Join the myBalducci's Rewards program for a chance to win a Balducci's gift basket, including a $200 gift card, for a total value of $500.
- Local live music and entertainment.
“Our customers have come to expect the freshest, finest and highest quality food options and Rye Brook will exceed all expectations,” said Spires. “We strive to create an environment where one’s passion and love for food is at the forefront. We invite everyone to come through our doors to be a part of the full sensory experience and look forward to supplying delicious food at our newest gourmet market.”
To find out more about Balducci’s Food Lover’s Market and the Rye Brook location, please visit www.Balduccis.com and Balduccis.com/RyeBrook. Be sure to follow Balducci’s on Facebook (www.Facebook.com/BalduccisFoodLoversMarket.com) and Twitter (www.Twitter.com/Balduccis) for gourmet recipes, cooking tips and upcoming event information.