Featuring prepared food offerings, a wine and beer bar, a tailored selection of groceries, and more – all in one space.
Edina, Minn. (Feb. 25, 2014) ‐‐ Lund Food Holdings, Inc. will celebrate the grand opening of Lunds & Byerlys Kitchen, a first‐of‐its‐kind food destination in the Twin Cities, on March 6 at 10 a.m.
Lunds & Byerlys Kitchen, located at 250 Superior Boulevard in Wayzata, will focus extensively on freshly prepared offerings for dine‐in and take‐out. The 17,000‐square‐foot space will feature everything from made‐to‐order sandwiches, sushi and a hot food bar to heat‐and‐serve entrées, a salad bar and a charcuterie featuring cut‐to‐order Italian meats, including sausages, salamis and pâtés.
Food theatre will be a key component at Lunds & Byerlys Kitchen. One area it will be on full display is through a chef‐driven dining experience led by executive chef Gabe Stockinger. Menu offerings will include burgers, stone‐oven pizzas, seasonal entrées and weekly meat and seafood flights. There will also be many kid‐friendly meals available. A wine and beer bar will feature an impressive selection of hyper‐local craft beers on tap and wines from around the world. Customers can browse the menu, place their order and pay all with the tap of a button via iPads located at each table.
“We are committed to continuously pushing the envelope for food innovation,” said Tres Lund, CEO of Lund Food Holdings, Inc. “Lunds & Byerlys Kitchen is the next evolution of our food‐service offerings.”
Lunds & Byerlys Kitchen will also have a tailored selection of produce, groceries and specialty products, including an assortment of gift baskets and an expansive spice collection with nearly 200 spices.
Additional offerings at Lunds & Byerlys Kitchen include artisan breads, a specialty cheese counter, olive and antipasti bar and Caribou Coffee. This will be the first Caribou Coffee in Minnesota roasting coffee beans right on site.
“Lunds & Byerlys Kitchen will be overflowing with meal offerings for every age and every appetite,” said Steve Carda, general manager of Lunds & Byerlys Kitchen. “You can visit us every day of the week and pick up something different for every member of your family.”
For those seeking Lunds & Byerlys full product selection, they can shop online using the iPads in the dining area or by visiting LundsandByerlys.com/ShopOnline. Their orders can be delivered to Lunds & Byerlys Kitchen, where they will be available for pick up in assigned lockers.
There is also a community room available to the public at no charge. Free covered parking is available in the adjacent parking ramp.
“Lunds & Byerlys Kitchen truly is a unique hybrid that combines our proven acumen for retail and food service,” said Tres Lund. “We look forward to opening Lunds & Byerlys Kitchen while continuing to provide the community with a full‐service Lunds grocery store just a short distance away.”
Lunds & Byerlys Kitchen will be open 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday. The dining area will be open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. seven days a week. The wine and beer bar will be open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
To stay connected with Lunds & Byerlys Kitchen via email, visit LundsandByerlys.com/Kitchen. To stay connected via social media, visit Facebook.com/LundsandByerlysKitchen and Twitter.com/LB_Kitchen.