CoreLife Eatery  is expanding its presence once again with a second location in the state of Arizona. The fresh food restaurant chain’s new location is slated to open at 1555 N. Higley Rd., Suite C-105, in Gilbert. The brand, which prides itself in offering simple, fresh ingredients, serves savory dishes that provide nutritious fuel for busy lives. One of the new Gilbert location’s managing partners is former NFL player Adam Archuleta, who attended Chandler High School and played college football at ASO.

As part of the CoreLife Eatery mission, each menu item is curated with fresh ingredients that are prepared daily from whole foods. CoreLife uses only grass-fed beef, antibiotic-free chicken and pork and cage-free eggs. All ingredients are free of GMOs, trans fats, artificial colors, sweeteners and additives. The menu features grain bowls, green salads, soups, bone broth and dinner plates featuring roasted vegetables and house-made sides. The menu also features handheld items such as made-to-order tacos and wraps. The taco menu features globally inspired flavors available on naan bread, tortilla shell or lettuce wrap. For guests looking for a hearty meal, their favorite bowls can be converted into a wrap and paired as part of the Choose 2 menu alongside a soup, side or handcrafted beverage.

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Patrons are invited to join for the following grand opening events:

• Thursday, May 20 – “Pay What You Want Day” benefiting Phoenix Children’s Hospital

• Friday, May 21 – GRAND OPENING!

Thursday, May 20 will mark an exciting charity initiative with a “Pay What You Want Day” at the Gilbert location, which means that guests will be able to order whatever they want for whatever amount they want to pay, with 100 percent of proceeds going to Phoenix Children’s Hospital.

One of the new Gilbert location’s managing partners is former NFL player Adam Archuleta. Archuleta played in the NFL for seven total seasons, five with the St. Louis Rams and one season each with the Washington Redskins and Chicago Bears. Currently, Archuleta is an NFL Game Analyst at CBS Sports. As a lifelong athlete, Archuleta has seen firsthand the benefits of eating wholesome, nutritious food, and is passionate about promoting CoreLife Eatery’s commitment to quality ingredients and freshness.

“Customers have been trained to believe that healthy food cannot taste good, but we are debunking that myth,” says Todd Mansfield, partner and chief cultural officer for CoreLife Eatery. “We create our menu every day in store from simple, top-quality ingredients that taste great and our customers want to eat.”

Made evident by its recognition as Consumer Reports’ top choice for healthy dining options, CoreLife’s menu caters to everyone with customizable greens, grains and broth bowls.  CoreLife Eatery staff are continually proactively sharing their own unique food concepts as well as wellness ideals through talks at local organizations and participation in community events.

Led by CEO Larry Wilson, the CoreLife Eatery executive team brings individual successes and skill sets to help the restaurant grow to meet the needs of more communities lacking convenient access to healthy and affordable eating alternatives.

CoreLife Eatery plans to expand to 300 locations, including both corporate and franchise restaurants, nationwide over the next five years. For more information, please visit