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Woodlands Opens at Lumina

Woodlands Opens at Lumina

on Aug 24, 2017 in News

  N e w s R e l e a s e                                                For Immediate Release   FROM:                          Woodlands Market and LUMINA BY TISHMAN SPEYER   CONTACT:   Gary Pike, APR (415) 585-2100 [email protected]                                Photos Available via E-mail FRESH, SUSTAINABLE, AND ORGANIC FULL-SERVICE MARKET OPENS AT FOLSOM AND MAIN STREETS IN LUMINA’S RETAIL SPACE Woodlands Market Brings Specialty Grocery to SoMa & Rincon Hill San Francisco – August 24, 2017– Woodlands Market, one of the Bay Area’s best independent markets, celebrated its grand opening at the corner of Folsom and Main Streets today. Now open for business seven days a week, Woodlands Market is the first full-service grocery store to open in the Rincon Hill neighborhood.                 The stunning emporium is designed with natural wood, stone, and metal art, and offers a large selection of fresh produce, meat, and seafood, along with a variety of prepared foods, fresh-cut flowers, a coffee bar, in-house juices, and fresh bread daily. After an exhaustive search, Tishman Speyer, developer of LUMINA, the 656-residence luxury condominium community, selected Woodlands Market to occupy the approximately 9,500-square-foot retail space in SoMa. “We’re thrilled to expand into San Francisco,” says Don Santa, Woodlands Market’s Founder. “LUMINA is an ideal community for us—we can’t think of a better location in the city to plant new roots. The dynamic, changing landscape of the Transbay/Rincon Hill neighborhood is extremely exciting, and we are delighted to be an anchor retailer committed to this growing neighborhood.” Woodlands Market was chosen to occupy the space because of its commitment to providing natural and sustainable products from local suppliers over the course of its successful, 30-year history. The market brings a diverse selection of freshly prepared hot and cold foods and baked goods to the many new residents of Rincon Hill eager for such offerings. The gleaming, fully stocked store brightens the street corner and anchors the Folsom Street grand boulevard plan designed to create a bustling, consumer-friendly retail corridor. Woodlands Market, a much-loved grocery mainstay of the Marin County community, is owned and operated by the Santa family, which sees the opening of a San Francisco store at LUMINA as symbolizing a return to their ancestral roots. In 1910, shortly after the Santa...

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Woodlands San Francisco Job Fair!

Woodlands San Francisco Job Fair!

on Aug 11, 2017 in News

Woodlands San Francisco is opening Soon! We are holding a job fair at our new store, 318 Main Street, San Francisco, CA 94105, this Saturday 8/12 and Sunday 8/13 from 10am-1pm! Stop by to learn more about Woodlands Market, current job openings and to schedule interviews. Who Are We? Woodlands Market is a leader in gourmet retailing, service and innovation in the grocery industry. We are a flourishing Marin County-based employer who believes in supporting our community in many ways. One of these ways is to employ talented individuals from within our communities and surrounding areas. We currently have a store and Cafe in Kentfield as well stores in Tiburon and San Francisco. We engage approximately 330 individuals on staff, many of whom have come to us with an in-depth knowledge of the specialty food industry. These members of our extended Woodlands family and their commitment to community, food, service and to each other are what set us apart from other grocery stores. Who Are We Looking For? At Woodlands Market, we are delighted to be able to share our passion for food and fresh produce with our customers. If you thrive in a fast paced environment, and are looking to continue your career alongside an awesome team, then join the family! Visit www.woodlandsmarket.com to check out our current openings! Benefits of working at Woodlands Market include: •Competitive wages •Comprehensive Health/Dental/Vision Insurance* •Full-time employees receive a generous benefits package including Health/Dental/Vision Insurance, 401(k), paid vacation and paid holidays •Holiday premium pay for time worked on recognized holidays •20% store discount , 50% shift meal discount* •Vouchers towards the purchase of shoes and apparel •Awesome, team-oriented environment •Opportunities for growth and development *Must meet minimum hours for some benefits/max lunch discount...

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Hatch Chiles at the Market and Cafe!

Hatch Chiles at the Market and Cafe!

on Aug 26, 2016 in News

The chiles are green and slender, similar in looks to an Anaheim chile. They’re named after the town of Hatch, New Mexico, the region where they are grown. Some claim it’s the combination of New Mexican soil and climate that makes them taste so unique. Because of their tough skins, roasting them first is a must. Soft Breakfast Tacos with Green Eggs and Ham Hatch Cheeseburger Green Chile and Roasted Corn Pizza     15 WAYS TO USE HATCH CHILES 1. Add it to gravy, like in this über Texas recipe for Chicken-Fried Steak with Hatch Cream Gravy. 2. Two words: chile verde. 3. Chop up and add to mac ‘n cheese. 4. Stuff with cheese, beans and rice. Smother with more cheese. 5. Infuse into oil, and spread the Hatch chile love year-round. 6. Bake into chocolate cookies. 7. Purée into pesto. 8. Add into an apple Dutch baby, Homesick Texan style. 9. Use to pep up rice. 10. Sliver, and adorn a cheeseburger. 11. Bake into cornbread. 12. Hatch chile focaccia. 13. Use as a salad dressing for an apple and jicama salad. 14. Green eggs and ham. 15. Combine with pears to make a sorbet. How do you use your Hatch...

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WOODLANDS MARKET TO OPEN PET SHOP AT LUMINA

WOODLANDS MARKET TO OPEN PET SHOP AT LUMINA

on Aug 15, 2016 in News

WOODLANDS MARKET TO OPEN PET SHOP AT LUMINA Woodlands Pet Shop to Provide SOMA Pets Healthy Food and Accessories San Francisco– August 15, 2016 – Woodlands Pet Shop will complement the Woodlands Market that leased space last March in Tishman Speyer’s LUMINA, the new 656 residence luxury condominium community rising at 201 Folsom Street.  The pet shop will occupy the 1,143 square foot retail space on the corner of Beale and Folsom Streets.  Open seven days a week, Woodlands Pet Shop will offer convenience for neighborhood pet owners with high quality pet foods and accessories. “We are excited to offer the same level of quality and healthy products that we provide in our markets to the beloved pets living at LUMINA and throughout the SoMa community,” said Don Santa, Woodlands Market’s Founder/CEO and San Francisco native.  “LUMINA is an ideal location for our new pet shop with the growing addition of hundreds of new homes in the neighborhood.’’ Woodlands Pet Shop will provide a much-needed convenience to the neighborhood.  “The addition of Woodlands Pet Shop will be an added amenity for residents moving into the community as well as those already living in the vicinity,” said Carl Shannon, Tishman Speyer’s Senior Managing Director for Northern California.  “Anyone who owns a pet will understand that this is will add a much needed amenity for pet owners in the SoMa neighborhood.” – more –     WOODLANDS MARKET TO OPEN PET SHOP IN SOMA/ AUGUST 15, 2016 / PAGE 2 About Woodlands Market: Since it opened in 1986, Woodlands Market has been successfully operating as a local, family-owned, independent grocery store that has been open for business every day since operations began.  The company is progressive and innovative, constantly striving to offer only the finest products for its customers and positive work environment for its staff and vendors.  The Santa family is committed to sustainable business practices and employs reduce, reuse and recycle policies throughout its stores.  In 2005, Woodlands installed solar panels and became an early adopter in commercial energy awareness and conservation.  The company’s commitment to compost its trash helped set another industry standard in a store that produces most of the food it serves on site. Woodlands Market...

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LUMINA SIGNS BELOVED MARIN COUNTY MARKET TO FOLSOM STREET RETAIL

LUMINA SIGNS BELOVED MARIN COUNTY MARKET TO FOLSOM STREET RETAIL

on Mar 14, 2016 in News

N e w s  R e l e a s e FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   FROM:             LUMINA BY TISHMAN SPEYER   CONTACT:     Gary Pike, APR (415) 585-2100                                                                 Renderings, Video & Virtual Tours [email protected]                                                    Available via E-mail LUMINA SIGNS BELOVED MARIN COUNTY MARKET TO FOLSOM STREET RETAIL Woodlands Market to offer its Specialty Grocery to LUMINA Residents and Neighbors San Francisco– March 14, 2016– Tishman Speyer’s LUMINA, the new 656 residence luxury condominium community rising at 201 Folsom Street, has signed a lease with Woodlands Market, a leading locally owned Marin County business, to take over the 9,500 square foot retail space on the corner of Main and Folsom Streets.  Open seven days a week, the locally recognized grocer will provide organic, natural and sustainable products from local suppliers similar to the focus of its three Marin locations.  The full-service market will also offer prepared foods, fresh cut flowers, a coffee bar, fresh in-house juices and fresh bread daily. “We are so excited to expand into San Francisco,” said Don Santa, Woodlands Market’s Founder/CEO and San Francisco native, “LUMINA is an ideal community for us and we can’t think of a better location for our family to reconnect with our roots.”  Owned and operated by the Santa Family, the Woodlands Market commitment to opening a San Francisco store in LUMINA symbolizes a return to the family’s heritage.  In 1910, shortly after the Santa family’s ancestors arrived in San Francisco from Italy, they opened the Hyde Street Market that served the Nob Hill neighborhood for 63 years. “My family moved to Marin in the 1960s and closed the Hyde Street Market in the 1970s,” said Don Santa.  “We started Woodlands Market in 1986 and I am proud that we have been open for business every day since we began operating.  We are a locally owned independent store that strives to remain at the forefront of what’s healthy, new and exciting in the industry while providing excellent customer service and care for our environment through sustainable practices.”   Woodlands Market will provide a great convenience to the neighborhood.  “A regionally recognized, industry award winning, high-quality grocer will be an excellent amenity for residents moving into the community as...

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