US Foods Expands CHEF’STORE® Chain in Virginia and North Carolina; Irfan Badibanga Comments
ROSEMONT, IL - New stores are planned for a US Foods banner. Three CHEF’STORE® locations are on the books and expected to open in fall of this year.
“As part of the US Foods omnichannel strategy to provide enhanced delivery and retail options to foodservice operators, we are excited to continue to grow the CHEF’STORE footprint,” said Irfan Badibanga, President of CHEF’STORE. “Our CHEF’STORE locations provide an unmatched solution for restaurateurs, smaller foodservice operators, and price-conscious community members to get the products they need when they need it, and we look forward to serving new and existing customers.”
The upcoming warehouse format stores will range between 20,000 and 23,500 square feet, a press release explained, and will offer a wide assortment of products spanning fresh produce all the way to restaurant equipment.
Since acquiring Smart Foodservice Warehouse Stores in April 2020, US Foods has continued to strategically expand its brick-and-mortar market footprint. With these three new locations under its belt, US Foods will now have a network of over 90 stores in 13 states.
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