A fellow ran down the sidewalk from Whole Foods, an avocado in his hand. I was in line at a sidewalk sandwich spot off our town square. Avocado-man popped behind the sandwich counter, cut the fruit open, sliced it, and laid it perfectly onto a partially-made sandwich, which he handed to the man in front of me.
Wow, I thought. What a great customer experience.
Can you imagine! I picture him telling his friends. The guy ran over to Whole Foods to get an avocado. For my sandwich!
And his friends would shake their heads in disbelief.
As my friends shake their heads in disbelief when I tell them how things went awry during my birthday outing. The birthday without clean coffee cups, bananas or bread. And with no one going out of their way to deliver any of them for me.
That customer and I; we each had stories to tell.
I wasn’t sure if avocados were fruits or veggies; they’re a fruit. Here’s the scoop from the California Avocado Commission.