COPPELL, Texas -- Minyard Food Stores here has re-entered the meals arena with a plan designed to cover all bases.
Convenience is the major ingredient. The concept features chilled, made-from-scratch fare in three stages of preparation -- ready-to-cook, ready-to-heat and ready-to-eat -- displayed together in a meals center. Chefs and kitchen coaches, too, are on hand to help meals seekers decide what to buy.
"The idea is to appeal to the broadest range of customers possible,"