Guckenheimer has entered into a partnership with the Alex and Ani lifestyle brand to operate the latter’s soon to open corporate headquarters cafe in Providence, RI. The company, which operates onsite dining for five of the Top 30 on Fortune’s Best Places to Work list, will feature farm to table food ingredients in healthy, hand-prepared meals in a vibrant, airy environment designed to spark collaboration and creativity. Guckenheimer is committed to buying as many local and organic products as possible from its network of nearby partner farms in Rhode Island.
“We are delighted to be working with Alex and Ani, a company that has a genuine conviction for consciousness in the products they make, in America and Rhode Island, in the charities it supports and the people they touch as well as their employees," says Guckenheimer Chief Marketing Officer Karla Lacey. “Alex and Ani is all about positivity and Guckenheimer is committed to rewarding our customers with great meals that leave them satisfied and empowered.”
“Guckenheimer’s commitment to sourcing locally grown organic foods fits in perfectly with our company ethos of conscious living,” adds Carolyn Rafaelian, founder, creative director and CEO of Alex and Ani. “Nourishing our team with the healthy menu options provided by Guckenheimer supports employees’ total well-being.”
The new 1,970 sq.ft. cafe, to be named The Den, at Alex and Ani headquarters is scheduled to open in mid-August and is designed to give employees a place to work together and re-energize in a comfortable space.