On Friday, March 29th at 8am, the much anticipated Trader Joe’s located near the San Tan Village will officially open for business. Moments before the grand opening, a brief ceremonial ribbon cutting will take place, and the celebration is scheduled to continue throughout the morning with music, food tastings, giveaways and more. Store Captain Michael Baugher—a more than 15-year veteran of the company, and Trader Joe’s Crew Members, will be on hand to welcome residents to their new neighborhood grocery store. The store, which will be the 15th Trader Joe’s location in Arizona, will feature murals that pay tribute to landmarks such as the San Tan Mountains and Arizona Railway Museum. The store will be open from 8am-9pm, daily.
WHO: Store Captain (manager) Michael Baugher and Crew Members
WHEN: Friday, March 29, 2019
7:55am Ceremony begins
8:00am Store opens for business
Media encouraged to arrive between 7:30am and 7:45am for equipment setup.
WHERE: 1779 East Williams Field Road
Gilbert, AZ 85295
About Trader Joe’s:
Trader Joe’s is a chain of neighborhood grocery stores committed to providing value to its customers—great, high quality foods and beverages at great prices. Trader Joe’s (www.traderjoes.com) was founded in 1958 in the Los Angeles area. Since then, Trader Joe’s has expanded from one to more than 480 stores in 41 states and Washington, DC. Trader Joe’s stores carry an extensive array of domestic and imported foods and beverages, including artisan breads, Arabica bean coffees, international frozen entrées, 100% juices, fresh crop nuts, deli items, vitamins, and more, including staples like milk and eggs. Trader Joe’s buyers travel the world, searching for unique products at a great value. In order for an item to be sold at Trader Joe’s it must endure the scrutiny of a discerning tasting panel. Thousands of items are sampled each year, in an effort to identify products that appeal to both the culinary adventurer and the microwave aficionado. Trader Joe’s introduces approximately a dozen new items every month, heightening the store’s adventurous appeal.