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The St. Louis Business Journal reports that Schnucks has included a cooking school in its newest store, a 74,000 square foot unit opened yesterday in Des Peres, Missouri.

The cooking school is the chain’s first.

Scott Schnuck, the company’s chairman/CEO, tells the paper that the store also includes “a Kaldi’s coffee shop with WiFi connections, a new cheese room and wine display, a walk-in beer cave cooler, an aged beef cooler, a Schnucks demonstration station, two restaurant counter seating areas and a table-top kitchen housewares department.”
KC's View:
To me, there is always something nice about a cooking school in a supermarket…it demonstrates that the company understands that a love for food and its unique role in our lives is a differential advantage to be exploited. Good for Schnucks.