Food City Produce Manager Receives National Award
Monday, Jun 26, 2017.
William “Bill” Stewart, produce manager for Food City’s Paintsville, KY location was recently named a grand-prize winner in the 2017 Retail Produce Manager of the Year Awards. Each year, United Fresh Produce Association recognizes the top 25 produce managers within the industry during their annual convention. Five grand-prize winners are selected from among the field of competitors. This year’s convention
Food City and Bristol Motor Speedway Support Gatlinburg/Sevier County Relief Efforts
Thursday, Jun 8, 2017.
Earlier today, Food City and Bristol Motor Speedway presented checks totaling nearly $100,000 to the Mountain Tough Recovery Team of Gatlinburg, TN to assist with continuing wildfire relief efforts. In the wake of the devastating fires that swept Gatlinburg and Sevier County in November, Food City and Bristol Motor Speedway teamed up to host a number of initiatives, including a
Barbara Thomas Named Food City Vice President of Training and Front-End Operations
Friday, Jun 2, 2017.
Food City recently announced the appointment of Barbara Thomas to the newly combined position of Vice President of Training and Front-End Operations. Thomas brings more than 43 years of industry knowledge and experience to this key role, including 37 years in training management and several years in front-end management.Thomas began her retail career working as a cashier, while attending high
Drew Hembree Named Food City Vice President of Traditional Advertising
Friday, May 26, 2017.
Food City recently announced the promotion of Drew Hembree to Vice President of Traditional Advertising. “Drew has grown up within our company, working in various roles throughout his career and we’re extremely proud to be able to promote him to Vice President of Traditional Advertising. He has and will continue to do a fantastic job for our company,” says Steve
Food City and Bristol Motor Speedway Partner Again for In-store Value Race Ticket Program
Friday, May 12, 2017.
Bristol Motor Speedway And Food City Continue Successful In-Store Ticketing Program For June NHRA Weekend And America’s Night Race Food City Also Celebrating Its 25th Year of Sponsoring The August NASCAR XFINITY RaceHighlights:• Special tickets have been reserved in Food City stores for the June NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals weekend and August’s Food City 300 and Bass Pro Shops NRA
Ron Tacker Named Food City Executive Vice President of Operations, Knoxville Division
Tuesday, May 9, 2017.
Food City recently named Ron Tacker as Executive Vice President of Store Operations for their Knoxville Division. A career grocer, Tacker brings more than 42 years of retail experience in a broad range of fields to this key position.“I am confident that Ron will be a valuable asset to our company, as well as an active member of the Knoxville
Scott’s Strawberries Now Available at Select Food City Locations
Monday, May 1, 2017.
Back by popular demand, Scott’s Farms strawberries are now available for sale at select Food City locations. These ripe, ready-to-eat strawberries are locally grown by Scott Farms, located in Unicoi County, and delivered directly to surrounding Food City locations daily, while supplies last. “We pride ourselves in selecting the best possible products for our customers and we feel that Scott
Stephen Spangler Named Food City Vice President of Real Estate
Wednesday, Apr 26, 2017.
Food City recently named Stephen Spangler as their Vice President of Real Estate. Spangler succeeds long-time Food City veteran, Louis Scudere, who recently retired from the company after 31 years of dedicated service. “Stephen is a seasoned professional that has excelled in his role since he joined our company several years ago. He’s developed strong relationships throughout our region and
Locally Grown Mann Farms Strawberries Now Available in Select Food City Locations
Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017.
Food City is well-known for providing their customers with the best variety, highest quality, and friendliest service possible. And they do so in part by purchasing a great deal of their produce locally, providing additional support to the regions in which they operate. “We have always prided ourselves in selecting the best products possible for our customers,” says Steven C.
Food City Names 25th Anniversary Race Grand Marshals And Honorary Starter
Thursday, Apr 20, 2017.
This weekend, Food City will celebrate the 25th Anniversary of their sponsorship of the Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway. The supermarket chain is Bristol Motor Speedway’s longest running sponsor and the second longest in NASCAR.Company officials announced today that Kerry Earnhardt and Kelley Earnhardt Miller will serve as the event Grand Marshals for Sunday’s Food City 500.“Food City