WAUKESHA — The
city’s very first Metro Market is slated to open with a in-store
celebration at noon on Wednesday at 2160 Silvernail Road.
is actually a transformation or “grand re-opening” of the former
Pick ’n Save store, located near the Pewaukee border, as a Metro
Supermarkets, Inc., has operated the grocery store at that location
for more than 15 years but the Metro Market format will offer
customers a unique food shopping experience featuring an expanded
variety of produce, meat and prepared food offerings, a press
release states. All Metro Market stores also operate in-store
subsidiary of Kroger, opened its first Metro Market in 2004 and has
since expanded to the banner to seven stores, including at
Brookfield location at 17630 W. Bluemound Road.
remodels and expansions are part of an overall Roundy’s initiative
to update our stores and the in-store customer experience to meet
the needs of today’s shoppers,” said James Hyland, vice president of
communications and public affairs for Roundy’s Supermarkets, Inc.,
in the press release.
With the store
refresh and remodel at Waukesha’s Metro Market, shoppers should
notice a bevy of new offerings and “in-store experiences,” the
company press release states. These include: a CheddarHeads Cheese
Co. section offering a vast selection of cheeses from Wisconsin and
around the world; Todd’s Signature BBQ, where shoppers can find
barbecue dishes that are smoked in-house daily; Top Slice, which
gives shoppers the chance to enjoy hot pizza by the slice in the
store or take a pizza home for a lastminute dinner option; Tasting
Table, which features a different prepared meal made fresh-to-order
every day; Squeezed, which sells a selection of fresh smoothies made
to order; and Pop Stop, which will sell freshlypopped gourmet
take advantage of “Easy For You” where they can buy ovenready
seafood entrées and side dishes prepared to their preference. The
store will also offer the online shopping and grocery pickup service
On Fridays from
3-7 p.m. through Feb. 23, the store will feature live music by local
artists. On Saturdays through Feb. 24 the store will host children’s
activities from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
ribbon cutting on Wednesday, free cake slices will be given to
shoppers. Roundy’s will also donate $1,000 to the Pewaukee Food
Pantry as part of Kroger’s Zero Hunger/ Zero Waste initiative, the
press release states.