Gordon Food Service is making its entrance into the state of Texas, with the opening of six new stores in the greater Houston area, four of which are set to open on Tuesday and the other two at a later date, the company announced on Monday.
“Gordon Food Service Store believes in the power of good food and its ability to bring people together and make moments special," said Tim Grabar, president of Gordon Food Service Stores, in a statement. "We are excited to open our doors to the greater Houston community and provide the chef-quality food products our stores are known for."
The family-managed broadline foodservice distribution company's new stores will range in size between 25,000- and 30,000-square-feet and will employ 40 full- and part-time workers.
Gordon Food Service stores opening on Tuesday include:
- Houston - FM 1960 W, located at Champions, FM 1960 at Stuebner Airline
- Houston - Westheimer Rd., located at Westheimer at Dairy Ashford
- Katy - located at S. Mason Road at Kingsland
- League City - located at West Main at Hwy 3
Gordon Food Service stores set to open later include Houston -Antoine Dr., located at Antoine and Pinemont, and Houston-Braeswood Blvd., located at North Braeswood and Chimney Rock
Gordon Food Service, which is known to cater to restaurant owners and foodservice professionals with an easy-to-shop layout, will be open to the general public as well at the new locations, with a focus on a variety of retail foodservice options. Highlights featured at the new Texas locations include grab-and-go meal solutions of ready-to-eat and ready-to-heat items like rotisserie and fried chicken, ribs, deli sandwiches, handmade guacamole, cut fruit and freshly squeezed juices.
Shoppers will also be able to take part in Gordon Go!, a free wholesale loyalty program available to businesses and non-profit organizations.
The stores will also feature online ordering for same-day in-store pickup or delivery.
Gordon Food Service operates more than 175 Gordon Food Service Store locations in 13 states.