Local Customers Enjoy The Newly Renovated Store
By Amy Johnston | Tuesday April 24, 2007
YREKA, CA – After recent renovation and in-store upgrades, Raley’s in Yreka will offer more services and fresh products than ever before. From a chef-prepared full service sushi bar to an expanded organic selection, both new and existing customers will have new specialty products and high quality service to enhance their shopping experience.
Located at 1842 Fort Jones St. the newly renovated store will open to the public at 6 a.m. and will host a ribbon cutting ceremony at 10 a.m. this Friday, April 27, with speeches from local dignitaries, including Yreka Mayor Rory McNeil. At the celebratory event, customers will be treated to coffee and food samples from a variety of local vendors and they can enjoy exciting giveaways throughout the morning. The Jackson Street School Band will provide live entertainment for guests and a Classic Car Show will be onsite with an exclusive exhibit from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. as well.
There will be sushi-sampling displays for customers to taste some of the store’s fresh new cuisine between Friday, April 27 – Sunday, April 29 from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. In addition to fresh sushi, there will also be an outdoor barbeque offering samples of tri-tip, various kabobs and corn on the cob between Thursday, April 26 – Saturday, April 28. These interactive outdoor demonstrations will take place every week between 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays at the store.
“We know our customers are busy people looking for convenience, service and value,” says Raley’s Sr. Vice President of Store Operations Rick Kaiser. “We’ve given our store a fresh new look and increased our food offerings because we want to make their shopping experience as enjoyable as possible.”
Brand-new features include:
Self-checkout lanes, four do-it-yourself stands give customers another option
Natural Foods Department, with helpful information and useful recipe ideas for organic products
Chef-Prepared Sushi, offering over 30 enticing varieties of fresh sushi made throughout the day
Indoor cart storage, to provide customers with additional convenient locations for carts
Design upgrades were made to these specialty departments:
Fresh Service Deli, featuring grilled panini sandwiches, fresh meats, and signature hot entrées
Java City Café, serving specialty coffee drinks
Pharmacy, professionally dispensing medication and advice
Guest Services, including a photo processing department and a postal center coming soon
Fresh Bakery, with freshly baked breads, delectable desserts and favorite breakfast items