The Fresh Market has announced the opening date for its new store in Lynchburg.
The grocery store, the company's 10th in the commonwealth, will open Sept. 11 at 8 a.m. Grand-opening activities will include chef demonstrations, food sampling throughout the store, and drawings for The Fresh Market gift cards, the company said in a news release. A sample-sized bag of the company's gourmet coffee and a reusable shopping bag will be free to the first 1,000 customers.
The latest store will be located at 3901 Old Forest Road, in The Fresh Market Station shopping center.
Last month, The Fresh Market held a job fair in Lynchburg, announcing it was hiring up to 90 workers as managers and other food specialists.
The 24,600-square-foot store will include a bakery that produces 30 freshly baked breads and 14 different pie varieties daily, a full service meat counter with freshly ground beef, a wide selection of ready-to-serve entrees, fresh seafood delivered to the store several times per week, and more than 200 imported and domestic cheeses, according to the chain.