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Legacy West Welcomes the First Dean & DeLuca to Texas

Plano, TX – August 11, 2016 – Legacy West, the largest new urban destination in North Texas, is pleased to welcome the first Dean & DeLuca in the State of Texas. In early 2017, the internationally known Dean & DeLuca will open its doors in the Plano mixed-use project bringing the world’s best epicurean treats for cooking, eating and entertaining. Dean & DeLuca will join an already impressive list of restaurants and food providers at the $3 billion dollar development including Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House, Fogo de Chao, Toulouse Café and Bar, Taverna, Tommy Bahama Restaurant, True Food Kitchen, Mesero, Shake Shack and the 55-thousand square foot food hall, Legacy Hall.

Dean & DeLuca has long been a leader and innovator in the competitive food scene in New York City. Beginning with its first store in 1977 in SoHo, the iconic brand quickly expanded its “marketplace” inspired stores to Washington, D.C., North Carolina, the Midwest and the Napa Valley, in addition to 35 international stores in locations such as Japan, Thailand, Singapore, South Korea and more.

Beyond being a “not to be missed” destination for food lovers, Dean & DeLuca is committed to community involvement. This past May, the food retailer was the title sponsor of the Dean & DeLuca Invitational Golf Tournament at Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth. According to Legacy West developer, Fehmi Karahan “Getting Dean & DeLuca’s world class food emporium here in Plano is a huge home run, not just for Legacy West, but also for food lovers all over North Texas.”

About Legacy West

Located in one of America’s fastest growing, wealthy and most vibrant cities, Legacy West in Plano, Texas will be the very best place to live, work, eat, play and shop. With the grand opening scheduled for March 2017, the $3.2 billion dollar, 255 acre Legacy West development boasts 415,000 dynamic square feet of open-air retail and restaurant space. Additionally, it will also be home to the North American headquarters of Toyota and FedEx Office as well as the regional headquarters for JP Morgan Chase and Liberty Mutual with more than 15,000 employees, making it one of the largest new job centers in the state. A 303-room Renaissance Legacy Hotel, two stunning, high-rise luxury living towers, more than 1,200 luxury apartments and 125 urban villas complete the project. At the helm of Legacy West is The Karahan Companies, a fully-integrated real estate development, property management and investment firm that has been actively involved in Dallas-Fort Worth Real Estate since 1982. Curating a premium blend of retailers and restaurants is Open Realty Advisors, a renowned real estate firm lauded for spearheading the retail growth of America’s most innovative brands.


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