Brainerd Road Food City Set to Open

Brainerd Road Food City Set to Open

Abingdon, VA Thursday, Oct 19, 2017.

Shelves are stocked in preparation of the much anticipated October 25th reopening of the East Brainerd Road Food City in Chattanooga, TN.  The 48,000+ square foot supermarket has undergone a major expansion and remodel over the past several months.   

“The Chattanooga area residents have certainly been supportive of our company and we’re extremely excited to provide our loyal customers with this new, larger state-of-the-art Food City to replace the former outdated location,” says Steven C. Smith, Food City president and chief executive officer. 

The new store includes a bakery/deli, complete with a hot food bar, larger sit-down café, expanded cheese selections, enlarged produce, grocery, frozen food and health and beauty departments, as well as a full line of natural and organic items.  Full service meat and seafood departments offer pre-marinated and seasoned oven ready products, plus a complete selection of top quality meats that are all-natural with no solutions added, including Certified Angus Beef and fresh sushi.  In-house meat cutters will gladly hand cut steaks and fresh meat to order.  The Food City Floral Boutique offers a large assortment of fresh-cut floral arrangements, bouquets and gift items.  Rapid checkout service is provided by six traditional check-out lanes, one express lane and four self-check-outs.  The Food City Pharmacy provides greater ease in prescription services and the Food City Gas N’ Go offers the added convenience of top quality fuel. 

The Food City ValuPoints program makes saving money easier than ever.  Earn 1 ValuPoint for every dollar spent, plus receive bonus ValuPoints on participating items, qualifying prescriptions and participating gift cards. For every 150 ValuPoint redeemed, save 15¢ per gallon at Food City Gas ’N Go or save 5% on your next grocery order when you redeem 300 ValuPoints.  In addition, every Wednesday, Food City Gas n’ Go customers can also redeem 300 ValuPoints to receive 30¢ off per gallon of any grade fuel up to 20 gallons. 

Food City’s GoCart curbside pick-up allows customers to select their purchases on-line at  Their order is filled by a professional shopper and loaded into their vehicle when they arrive at the store.  And, they can pay for their purchases online or by credit or debit card at the time of pick-up.  Food City Home Delivery (powered by Instacart) is also now available to over 160,000 Chattanooga area residents.  To take advantage of this great, new time saving initiative, simply visit their website at or download the Instacart App. 

“I’m confident that our customers are going to be pleased with their new, much improved Food City and will agree that it was well worth the wait,” says Rodney Dillard, Food City district manager. 

The location also features a new décor package, along with several award winning energy saving concepts.  These range from energy efficient glass cooler doors and refrigeration systems to motion sensors and 100% LED lighting, both inside and outside the store.

“I’m very excited about the new store and the additional variety, selection and services it will provide our customers,” says store manager, Calvin Johnson. 

Headquartered in Abingdon, Virginia, K-VA-T Food Stores (Food City’s parent company) operates 132 retail outlets throughout southeast Kentucky, southwest Virginia, east Tennessee, Chattanooga and north Georgia.