Feet on the ground
The Market Bistro location is 90,000 square feet.
The soft lighting and overhangs are intended to create a calming checkout experience, said Lewis Shaye, VP of culinary concepts at Price Chopper.
The beer aisle uses bottle cap shaped signs.
Learn to cook
The new cooking school has a separate entrance. Several classes have already sold out.
Homage to fromage
A large cheese counter sits near the growler station.
The bakery features its housemade donuts and bagels as well as a variety of artisan breads and cakes.
Aged for taste
Market Bistro is considering using the dry-aged meat on the foodservice menu on occasion.
The foodservice area of the store transitions to the seafood department, which steams and fries fish for free.
Customers can also pick chopped vegetables and spices to go with their fish for a meal at home.
Shopping for frozen
The aisles are spacious with signs calling out subsections.
No gluten here
The gluten-free items are merchandised in their own aisle.
Old world oil
The infused oils and vinegar station in the Italian Market.
The Market Bistro location was formerly a Price Chopper store that remained open during the construction. The new location has spotlights positioned to light the food just right.
Tomato plants growing in the store will be packaged and sold later.
Wheeling to dairy
A whirligig that periodically spins is located near the milk and dairy aisle.
Breakfast of champions
A spoon display calls attention to the cereal aisle.