After the successful launch of its two grab-and-go grocery concepts earlier this year, Vancouver’s Aburi Restaurants announced today that it will be opening a new premium Japanese grocery market in West Vancouver this winter.
The roughly 4,000-square-foot Aburi Market will showcase a variety of Japanese-forward food experiences including a sushi counter, a sliced-to-order wagyu station, a patisserie, and a wide selection of imported goods and grab-and-go products.
The market will also feature a Japanese cultural hub area which, in addition to showcasing an exclusive line of home products designed by renowned artist Hideki Kimura, will aim to offer a rotating array of artisan table and plateware.
“Aburi Market is going to be a new kind of grocery experience,” explains Aburi Restaurants Canada founder and CEO Seigo Nakamura. “Where people can visit, browse, and learn how to enjoy unique Japanese delicacies they may not already be familiar with. We want our customers (consumers?) to feel comfortable when shopping at our market and also comfortable trying new things. I am introducing even more offerings from my home country to Canada.”
The new Aburi Market is set to open sometime this winter in West Vancouver’s Ambleside neighbourhood. More information will be revealed by Aburi in the coming weeks.