Founded in 1971, Metropolitan Market is a chain of supermarkets that serves the communities of Seattle and neighborhood areas. It is owned and operated by Food Markets Northwest. Metropolitan Market s stores provide pet food, household items, frozen foods, and health and beauty care products. The company operates bakery, deli, seafood, cheese, produce, liquor and pharmacy departments. It also has a floral department that provides flower and accessory arrangements for parties and wedding ceremonies. Metropolitan Market has received several awards and recognitions for customer service and products. Its stores feature more than 1,200 varieties of wines and beer. Metropolitan Market operates several stores in Seattle.