When Jack DePeters retires from Wegmans, he says his only goal is to spend time with his family. Perhaps that’s because he has spent the majority of his life doing a job he loved. Wegmans announced last week that ...Read More »
Jack DePeters, the most senior executive in the Wegmans corporation other than members of the family themselves, will retire at the end of 2019. DePeters, senior vice president of store operations, began working for the grocery store chain 52 years ...Read More »
In April, Perry’s Ice Cream released a line of oat-milk-based frozen desserts that are dairy-free. In June they started sending out frozen yogurt laced with vegetable purees. This week craft ice-cream maker Eat Me Ice Cream was blending locally grown black currants into a ...
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Four Target stores in the Rochester area are the latest to offer drive-up service. The service allows customers to purchase items online through an app and have them delivered to their car within two minutes of arriving at the Target ...Read More »
Foodlink Inc. on Thursday graduated eight members of its inaugural Career Fellowship. “This is a proud moment for these eight individuals, and for our entire organization,” Foodlink President and CEO Julia Tedesco said in a statement. “This is one of ...Read More »
The kitchen backsplashes are covered with up-to-date subway tiles. There are seven workstations, complete with sink, oven and range combo, counter space and storage cupboards and drawers. And there are even control panels operated with a code so students ...Read More »
Agricultural and food entrepreneurs in the Finger Lakes and two adjoining regions may compete for up to $1 million in a new business stimulation competition announced Friday. The Grow-NY competition is funded by $21 million in prize money over three ...Read More »
Gone is the camping stove. In its place, a shiny new commercial grade range and oven. Food demonstrations at the Rochester City Public Market just got a huge upgrade with the opening Thursday morning of the new Public Market Nutrition ...
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Wegmans customers at the East Avenue store can now check out as they shop, instead of waiting in line for a cashier or behind someone at the self-checkout that keeps getting error messages. The new checkout method involves scanning items ...Read More »
When Wegmans began delivery of groceries through a mobile app, prepared foods were left out of the equation. Now that’s been remedied with DoorDash, a delivery service that focuses on restaurant meals. DoorDash delivery of Wegmans’ prepared meals is now ...Read More »
Wegmans opens its 99th store Sunday morning at 7 a.m. in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia Beach. Mike Coyle, whose career at Wegmans has included managing the Chili-Paul store in the Rochester area and the Corning store on the ...Read More »
Shipt delivery service has expanded its service in the Rochester area to include Petco. Deliveries from the pet supply store, which has outlets in Brighton, Irondequoit, Greece and Henrietta, began on Thursday, April 18. The company entered the Rochester market ...Read More »
The Daniele Family Cos. recently knocked down the old Mario’s restaurant on Monroe Avenue in anticipation of a Whole Foods grocery store development, but arguments are to be heard in Monroe County Supreme Court this week on a motion to ...Read More »
Perhaps unsurprisingly in an era of seismic shifts in the world of food markets, Hart’s Local Grocers announced this week that it will shut its doors by the end of the month, less than five years after the independent grocery ...Read More »