Rouses Markets opened its newest store in Lafayette, Louisiana, on Thursday, January 25th. The grand opening celebration and ribbon-cutting ceremony began at 8:00 A.M. at 1810 Camellia Boulevard. The new 55,000 square foot will serve as an anchor for a 15-acre retail center adjacent to the Village of River Ranch. It is the fourth Rouses location in Lafayette Parish and the 65th store in Rouses Market’s growing portfolio across the Gulf Coast. CEO Donny Rouse is a graduate of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and said the city holds a special place in his heart.
The new Camellia Boulevard store includes a full-service butcher shop with dry aged beef locker, the largest selection of beer, wine, and spirits in Lafayette, and a full-service seafood department with an in-house boiling room. The store also boasts a sushi bar, Mongolian Grill, a full-service bakery, and a wide selection of chef-inspired, ready-to-eat options. Rouses Markets presented to several local charities following the ribbon-cutting ceremony.