BATON ROUGE – Rouses sixtieth location opened Thursday on the Arlington Middle at the intersection Lee and Burbank Drive. The local chain even introduced its Louisiana roots to city with a band second-lining by means of the aisles.
“There are a variety of good grocery stores here, but no actual good native ones to deliver the whole lot Rouses has to supply to this group,” stated Ali Rouse, a retailer owner.
It was a full house for the Rouses grand opening. Consumers from all over did not need to miss out on the brand new spot.
“We reside in Amite, which is 49 miles from here,” one shopper informed WBRZ. “We drove down here only for the sale.”
On the cabinets are the standard assortments of food, however dispersed via the shop are mini meals stations the place consumers can purchase, sit, and eat.
“You’ve noodles, you could have Cajun, you could have every little thing to make you are feeling at residence,” stated Armand Oates, a service employee.
After a yr of planning and creating, the native grocery chain is lastly in full operation.
“It is a further 2 hundred jobs,” Donny Rouse stated. “It is pulling individuals from everywhere in the space for tax dollars into this space.”
The brand new Rouses is handy LSU students, most of whom say it lessens the burden of visitors and purchasing for recent produce.
The multimillion-greenback grocery store can be joined by a CC’S Coffee, a taco restaurant, fitness middle, and far more.