SODO Kitchen, Starbucks Headquarters, Seattle

Social responsibility and high-end fare meet at Starbucks café.

Snapshots, Starbucks, SODO Kitchen, Greens

One could call the 25-foot salad bar the centerpiece of the operation since it is where the company's commitment to sustainably is most easily recognized. Stromire says almost everything on the salad bar is sourced locally. 

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