ITASCA, Ill. — Jewel-Osco is celebrating this week the grand opening of five new stores and 14 remodels across Chicagoland.
For the new store galas on Tuesday, town officials and community members from each respective neighborhood as well as other Jewel-Osco executives and associates are invited to the event. The company will put their final touches on the new stores to showcase the next generation of the new Jewel-Osco at the celebratory galas that will feature live music, sampling, and other entertainment.
The five new stores created more than 1,500 jobs, and were designed to offer customers a new experience in fresh products, including an expanded variety of the freshest produce and top-quality meat and seafood. The company also debuted across all store locations “Jewel-Osco Signature Items,” showcasing a selection of goods from each fresh department that are specially made fresh every day.
In the 14 remodeled locations, virtually every department received a fresh update. Equipped with new self-service salad bars and a new juice bars, the additional remodel stores will feature the Jewel Signature Items.
To honor the community’s contribution to the continued success of the stores, Jewel-Osco will make nearly $40,000 in grant donations to 36 organizations across Chicagoland. The company will recognize local schools, food pantries, and other non-for profit organizations as dedication to each community the stores serve.