Venice, CA (PRWEB) May 13, 2014
Featuring its cutting edge, organic & vegan inspired “Last Meal Worthy” menu favorites including The Baaadasss Breakfast Sandwich, Vegan Coconut FroYo and Kale Salad, Locali Conscious Convenience hosted the grand opening of their Venice, CA location with crowds of local supporters and several participating vendors who contributed to the event with product demos and samplings. Celebrated on May 1st and thanks to said participating vendors, Locali’s grand opening was a great success in line with the philosophy of the company, which consistently strives to continue its mission to serve the surrounding appreciative community in Venice while continuing to change and expand upon the natural food grocery and quick service restaurant model.
Also in attendance was the Venice Chamber of Commerce, which conducted the ribbon cutting ceremony alongside Locali owners Melissa Adele Rosen and Greg Horos. Dr. Paul Simon, MD MPH from the UCLA School of Public Health and director of the “Choose Health LA” campaign came out to congratulate Locali on their exceptional efforts to spearhead healthy and convenient options for customers. Choose Health LA (https://www.choosehealthla.com/) strives to improve Nutrition, Increase Physical Activity and Reduce Obesity in LA County. Congressional Candidate David Kanuth also was in attendance, a proud supporter of Locali whose offices are across the street from the Venice location.
Menu favorites and additional healthy treats were served by their respective partnering natural food brands including: Nary Dairy, OMG Blends, Caliwater, Botan, Elemental Superfoods, Destiny's Boutique, Hope Hummus, GT's Kombucha, Mary's Gone Crackers, Marquis Energy Drinks, Lick Foods, Feel Good Desserts, Cavi-art, Positive Energy, Kind Bars, Empress' Secret - Glow, Olive Harvest Tapenade, Mamma Chia, Bio-K, Bites of Luv, Beyond Meat, Health N' Spice, Go Max Go Foods and Genkisu. "The turnout from our vendors and the local community alike to this grand opening celebration is a testament to the appreciation of what Locali offers in terms of a disruptive and future forward retail experience," said Co-Owner Greg Horos.
Gift bags were gifted to guests and vendors alike and were filled with samples and full size products contributed by several vendors including Jax Coconut Water, Flamous Chips, Eco-Dent, Zevia Soda, Sir Richard's Condoms, Way Better Chips, Health-Ade Kombucha, Treeline Cheese, Bobo's Oat Bars, Atlantic Natural Foods (vegan tuna) and Neat Foods.
With this new opening, Locali Conscious Convenience which was conceptualized as a "7-Eleven meets Whole Foods," has brought its popular concept to the Westside. Locali’s Hollywood location on Franklin is a celeb hotspot and has been a smash success, especially considering its tiny size of just 650 square feet. Focused on organic, natural, healthy ingredients including many vegan and gluten-free options, Locali offers a something for everyone. Their deli meats are of the highest quality - antibiotic, hormone, filler, gluten and casein free. The tuna is wild-caught, certified dolphin safe. The vegan cheese is soy and gluten-free. The produce and spices are certified organic and cutting edge vegan proteins like Beyond Meat are used regularly.
About Locali Conscious Convenience
Headquartered in Los Angeles, Locali Conscious Convenience was founded by Melissa Adele Rosen and Greg Horos based on their shared passion for healthy eating and disdain for the status quo. Locali is located in Hollywood at 5825 Franklin Avenue, LA, CA 90028 and in Venice at 701 Lincoln Boulevard, LA, CA 90291. More information and the menu may be found at http://www.localiyours.com. Localita & The Badasserie is located in Downtown Los Angeles at 817 S. Los Angeles Street, LA, CA 90014 and on the web at http://www.localita.co For general inquiries please email info(at)localiyours(dot)com.
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