Whole Foods Market is the world's leading retailer of natural and organic foods. Founded in 1980 in Austin, Texas, the company now operates more than 130 stores in the United States and Canada under the names of Whole Foods Market(R), Bread & Circus(R), Fresh Fields(R), Harry's Farmers Market(R), Allegro Coffee Company(R), and Wellspring(R).
Steven Petusevsky, former chef for Whole Foods Market, is a graduate of the prestigious Culinary Institute of America, where he was awarded a fellowship and served as chef instructor. His articles have appeared in Cooking Light, Natural Health, Vegetarian Times, Self, and Fine Cooking, and he is a syndicated columnist for the" Chicago Tribune news service, where his weekly column, "Vegetarian Today," appears in hundreds of newspapers nationally.
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