Quick Bites: Old Friends Make The Best Friends

Since 1960 the Rouses family has specialized in making customers feel right at home when shopping in their stores – which now number 64 groceries stretching across Louisiana, Alabama and Mississippi. One of the ways Rouses ensures that feeling of home is through their employees. There are few better examples of that than Marc Ardoin, manager of the Rouses Market on Freret Street. Marc has been with the company for eleven years, but his tenure on Freret Street has been very significant to due to a seemingly cosmic convergence that has brought him together with childhood best friends, right there at Rouses Market on Freret Street in Uptown New Orleans. To learn the full story, we sat down with Marc and his longtime friends and neighbors, the Nogueira brothers, Fredo and Juan.To learn more about the Rouses family tradition and find a store near you, visit www.rouses.com.