This summer, The Cook's Warehouse will open their 4th Atlanta area location, in Merchant's Walk in East Cobb. With existing locations in Ansley Mall, Brookhaven and Decatur, owner Mary Moore will now venture OTP for the first time. The Merchant's Walk location will open adjacent to the highly anticipated Whole Foods Market. Whole Foods already has five of its namesake markets and two Harry's Farmers Markets open in Atlanta.
The 4800 s/f location in Merchant's Walk will be built to LEED's standards and will feature a display and demonstration kitchen as well as appliances from Viking and Sub-Zero and cookware and accessories from Le Creuset and Zwilling JA Henckels, to name a few.
Columbia, South Carolina-based Edens and Avant, owner of Merchant's Walk is in the midst of a significant expansion, remodel and rehabilitation of the center. A vacant Media Play store was demolished as were numerous other smaller buildings in preparation for the Whole Foods, Georgia Theatre Company expansion and the opening of many other retailers and restaurants.
Gigi's Cupcakes, Chipotle, Pinkberry and Marlow's Tavern have already opened in the center with other like Mirko Pasta and Seed Kitchen and Bar opening soon.