Whole Foods, Kroger, Safeway all have holiday meals filled with mix and match meal components that to can bundle into the perfect family meal. This year ordering online is as fast as point, click and pick-up.
The Ready-2-Eat & Heat-N-Eat fresh and prepared food niche is expanding rapidly within the grocery sector. Ordering a holiday meal from Whole Foods is no longer Whole Paycheck but Whole Fresh Food Fast and consumers find that is “better for you”. Spend time entertaining your guest not worrying how to cook and if anyone will like it. Let alone wonder who is going to do all the dishes?
Ordering a Holiday meal allows you to focus on a quality convenient meal, with better for you differentiation, and individualization. In Tacoma, WA we have a Metropolitan Market which offers in-store events that help you “discover, taste, and learn how to put together your holiday meal”.
At Metropolitan Market you can order food for the entire day or just the meal. Here is a sample of selections from the “Met”: Crostini’s, Brouche’e en Croutes, Antipasto Rustica Platter, Rotello Di Pizza Platter, Kurobuta Ham, Beef Rib Roast, Free-Range Turkey’s. Of course there is a fully-cooked Complete Traditional Thanksgiving Meal including Oven-roasted Turkey to Pumpkin Pie. You can take a look for yourself here”: http://metropolitan-market.com/home.php?
No need to worry about cooking, no worrying about learning a new recipe, no need to worry if the food taste great. The ready-2-eat and Heat-N-eat fresh prepared food offered today at your local store is better than ever. Entertain and enjoy your company and holiday.
Steven Johnson is Grocerant Guru™ at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions®, with extensive experience as a multi-unit operator, consultant and brand/product positioning expert. Visit: www.FoodserviceSolutions.us for more.