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Foxtrot goes nationwide with delivery platform for popular items

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New Foxtrot Anywhere service curates and delivers upscale food retailer’s local favorites.

Foxtrot, a chain of upscale, delivery-focused corner stores and cafés with a dozen locations in Chicago, Washington, D.C., and Dallas, on Monday launched Foxtrot Anywhere, its new national online delivery platform offering its highly curated and local products to customers nationwide.

Foxtrot Anywhere curates gift boxes, top-selling treats and more, pulled directly from its top sellers in store, as well as what’s trending. The launch is additionally being kicked off in partnership with Nilou Motamed, TV personality and former editor-in-chief of Food and Wine, to curate her favorite culinary items. As someone whose career has been dedicated to curation, finely edited storytelling and who is equally food-obsessed, Motamed has curated a collection of small maker spotlight gift boxes and is also donating 10% of the proceeds from each gift box sold to World Central Kitchen, which focuses on emergency and COVID-19 food relief on a global scale.

Among offerings available at Foxtrot Anywhere:

Trending Now: Foxtrot’s expert team uncovers the latest flavors, movements and trends in food and drink for this rotating gift bundle highlighting what’s trending now, with an emphasis on small makers, quality products, bold flavors and forward-thinking brands.

  • Adaptogenic! ($50): This box features a variety of things from naturally medicinal small makers who are changing the food world by combining body functional ingredients, sustainable practices, and a whole lot of flavor to make chocolates, sodas, coffee mix-ins, and more a healthier, tastier experience.

Curated Gifts: An exclusive hand-selected assortment of the latest small business faves and trending must-haves for any occasion from birthdays to housewarmings to ‘just because.’ Highlights include:

  • Pasta Night ($65): scratch-made pasta from award-winning Monteverde, hand-harvested sea salt, Michelin star-rated sauce from Carbone, and other homegrown flavors ready to whip up at home.
  • Pairs Well With Wine ($60): homemade dips, obsession-worthy bites, and delectable garnish perfect for pleasing crowds, switching up your charcuterie board, and of course, pairing with your fave wine.

Made By Foxtrot: A variety of gift bundles featuring Foxtrot’s own collection of chef-prepared eats and treats including crowd-favorite gummies, homemade salty chips, crave-worthy desserts and more.

Foodie Gifts: Foxtrot’s in-house team of chefs have handpicked a variety of foodie gifts inspired by its core cities’ best eats—Chicago, Washington, D.C., and Dallas—as well as The Ultimate Foodie gift box. Each selection includes a combo of salty snacks, sweet treats, sauces and pantry staples from local makers.

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Foxtrot recently announced plans to add 50 stores to its business over the next two years, including locations in New York City, Austin, Boston, Miami, Los Angeles, Houston and other cities.

Launched in Chicago in 2014, Foxtrot combines an upscale corner store and café with app-based purchasing that makes its entire inventory available for delivery in under an hour. The company currently has 12 stores across Chicago, Dallas and Washington, D.C. with plans to open nine more locations by the end of 2021. 

Last month the retailer announced its plans to add 50 stores to its business over the next two years, including locations in New York City, Austin, Boston, Miami, Los Angeles, Houston and other cities.

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