Whole Foods Market to open its first Middlesex County location on Wednesday, October 11

METUCHEN, N.J., 2017-Sep-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market Metuchen, the first Middlesex County location for the country’s leading natural and organic supermarket, will open on Wednesday, October 11. The 45,000 square foot Metuchen store, located at 645 Middlesex Avenue, is the 18th location for Whole Foods Market in New Jersey. Doors will open to customers at 8 a.m., and shoppers can look forward to prize giveaways, special sales and delicious product demonstrations and samples.

“We can’t wait to serve Middlesex County in the ‘Brainy Borough’ of Metuchen,” said Whole Foods Market Metuchen Store Team Leader Felicia Williams. “We look forward to providing great deals, industry-leading quality standards for natural and organic foods and exciting new innovations like our ‘Comida Fresca’ Tex-Mex restaurant and bar.”

Every item sold in the store meets Whole Foods Market’s rigorous quality standards, which means high-fructose corn syrup, hydrogenated fats and artificial colors, flavors, preservatives and sweeteners are not allowed. Whole Foods Market maintains a list of over 400 unacceptable ingredients which are banned from food products sold.

Whole Foods Market Metuchen will feature a number of convenient and delicious culinary offerings for dine-in and take-out, such as the new “Comida Fresca” restaurant. This Tex-Mex cantina will feature a full bar, outdoor seating, and serve a full menu of creative drinks, appetizers and entrees.

The Metuchen store will also bring Whole Foods Market’s signature customer service excellence to Middlesex County, ranging from full-service butchers and fishmongers who can help custom-cut or prep your ingredients, to knowledgeable cheese experts. In fact, Whole Foods Market Metuchen will create approximately 160 new local jobs.

Customers can follow @wholefoodsmetuchen on Instagram for news about Whole Foods Market Metuchen and opening day festivities.

SOURCE: Whole Foods Market

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Wegmans now hiring and training employees for its new Medford location in Middlesex County

MEDFORD, MA, 2017-Feb-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hiring and training are now underway for 200 full-time positions at Wegmans Food Markets’ new Medford location in Middlesex County. The family-owned company’s fifth store in Massachusetts is scheduled to open this fall on the north side of Mystic Valley Parkway at Locust St.

Available full-time positions include everything from entry-level management to culinary professionals such as line cooks. The Medford store will employ approximately 450 people, most of whom will be new to the company and hired locally. Hiring and training for part-time positions will begin at a later date.

Full-time applicants may apply online at www.wegmans.com/careers or call 781-322-0985 for more information. Interviews are conducted by appointment only and applications are not available or accepted at the construction site. Wegmans plans to begin scheduling interviews at its Medford employment office in March.

“These jobs offer competitive pay and benefits, flexible scheduling, and a fun workplace with caring people,” said Medford Store Manager Kevin Russell, a 30-year Wegmans employee. “Wegmans is a great place to build a career because we provide in-depth employee training that’s unrivaled in our industry and we promote our people from within.”

The Medford Wegmans is a 120,000 square-foot supermarket that includes a Market Café with indoor and outdoor seating and The Burger Bar, a family-friendly, casual restaurant counter that serves delicious burgers, fresh salads, flavorful sandwiches, specialty milkshakes, soups, and sides.

Wegmans entered New England with a store in Northborough in 2011. The company now operates four stores in the state and plans to open another location in Natick in 2018.

Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is a 92-store supermarket chain with stores in New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Virginia, Maryland, and Massachusetts. The family-owned company, recognized as an industry leader and innovator, celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2016. Wegmans has been named one of the ‘100 Best Companies to Work For’ by FORTUNE magazine for 19 consecutive years, ranking #4 in 2016.

Press Contact:

Valerie Fox
Wegmans Media Relations Coordinator
585-720-5713
valerie.fox@wegmans.com

Source: Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.