What you need to know about the opening of the new CHEF’S STORE in Spartanburg

The warehouse-style grocery store in Spartanburg will show customers what it has to offer when it opens to the public on Saturday.

CHEF’S STORE, located at 300 W. Blackstock Road in Spartanburg, will hold its grand opening with a culinary-themed ribbon “cutting” event at 10 a.m. Friday as part of the celebration. The store will open its doors to customers at 6 a.m. on Saturday with free food and hourly gift card draws.

CHEF’STORE has been supplying restaurants and home kitchens with the right equipment and ingredients since 1955. The company offers buyers a wide variety of packaging, ingredients, glassware, and more. CHEF’ STORE allows all customers to stock up on quality supplies.

US Foods Holding Corp. announced the opening of the store in May. CHEF’STORE wants to be a “one-stop shop” according to the company’s press release. The store will offer everything restaurateurs, chefs, community groups and families may need for their kitchens.

Here’s what you need to know about CHEF’STORE

It’s not just a store for chefs and restaurateurs

The store will offer nearly 4,000 items to supply restaurants and homes, including fresh meat, produce, dairy and deli meats, and frozen seafood. Customers will also be able to purchase groceries, bakery ingredients, beverages, catering products, janitorial supplies and other catering essentials seven days a week.

CHEF’STORE will create jobs

11 jobs have been created in Spartanburg and its surrounding municipalities.

No membership required

Unlike many warehouse-style stores, CHEF’STORE does not require customers to purchase a membership to shop.

CHEF’STORE offers its customers specials of the weekwhich may include cooking and baking supplies, wholesale foods and more.

Open seven days a week

Scheduled hours for the new store, once open, are 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

Spartanburg is the new CHEF’STORE in South Carolina

The new 33,000 square foot CHEF’STORE will become the 83rd store in the country. There are only three CHEF STORES in the state of South Carolina, located in Myrtle Beach, Columbia and Charleston. Spartanburg will be the state’s fourth venue.