NEWTON, MA, 2014-2-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wegmans Food Markets today announced it will celebrate the grand opening of its second location in Massachusetts on Sunday, April 27, 2014. In advance of the grand opening, the second-level 10,500 square-foot wine, beer and spirits shop will open to the public on Saturday, March 29. Additional details on the grand opening will be released at a later date. Wegmans Chestnut Hill is located on Route 9 and is part of Chestnut Hill Square.
“We’re thrilled to announce the grand opening date of our new Chestnut Hill store, one that we’ve been looking forward to for some time,” said Rich Boscia, store manager, Wegmans Chestnut Hill. “The Greater Boston community has already welcomed us with open arms. We can’t wait to provide our Chestnut Hill customers with the incredible customer service and the unique shopping experience that people have come to expect from Wegmans.”
Wegmans Chestnut Hill is continuing its recruiting process to hire for full and part-time positions. Available part-time positions span across each department at Wegmans from the front end, to grocery, to the prepared foods department. Of the 350 part-time positions that will be filled, 100% will be hired locally. Full-time positions still remain for customer service and culinary professionals.
Part-time and full-time applicants may apply online at www.wegmans.com/careers or call 1-877-WEGMANS (934-6267) for more information. Interviews are conducted by appointment only. Wegmans will also host several career info sessions, and interested applicants can sign up to attend a session by calling 1-877-WEGMANS (934-6267).
“At Wegmans, we pride ourselves on our reputation for offering an excellent working environment for our employees, as this is the 17th year in a row we’ve appeared on FORTUNE magazine’s list of the ‘100 Best Companies to Work For,’” said Marybeth Stewart, Wegmans human resources manager for New England. “We’re continuing to hire for our Chestnut Hill store and hope those in the Greater Boston community looking to start their career or begin a new chapter in their career will consider Wegmans as their future employer.”
The Chestnut Hill Wegmans is an approximately 80,000 square-foot supermarket that includes a second-level 10,500 square-foot shop offering wine, beer and spirits. Rochester, NY-based Wegmans Food Markets, known for unmatched customer service, the freshest products and ingredients, restaurant-quality prepared foods, and consistent low prices, plans to open additional Massachusetts locations in the future including Burlington and Westwood. The company has also announced plans for a store in the Fenway neighborhood.
Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is an 83-store supermarket chain with stores in New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Virginia, Maryland, and Massachusetts. The family-owned company, founded in 1916, is recognized as an industry leader and innovator. Wegmans has been named one of the ‘100 Best Companies to Work For’ by FORTUNE magazine for 17 consecutive years. In 2014, Wegmans ranked #12 on the list.