Grocery Outlet, the nation’s largest grocery extreme-value retailer, today introduces its newest location in San Luis Obispo, Calif., which will be independently owned and operated by husband-and-wife team, Ryan and Shannon Parrish.
In celebration, the Parrish and the San Luis Obispo Grocery Outlet family invites community members to attend the free, public grand opening event on Saturday, Nov. 8, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the store’s location on 1314 Madonna Road in San Luis Obispo. Participants will have a chance to mingle with store representatives and enter to win fun prizes, including a Vizio 39-inch 1080p 60Hz TV, His and Hers Electra Cruiser Bikes purchased locally at Foothill Cyclery, and free groceries for a year ($600 value). In addition, the San Luis Obispo Grocery Outlet will be donating $1,000 worth of food to the San Luis Obispo Food Bank, a testament to their commitment to helping the local community.
“We are thrilled to join the San Luis Obispo community and serve the local residents by opening this new Grocery Outlet location,” said Ryan Parrish, owner and operator of the San Luis Obispo Grocery Outlet. “Together, we have been working in the grocery industry for 40 years. We are really looking forward to Grocery Outlet’s entrepreneurial spirit and having the freedoms to impact the lives of our employees and our customers.”
The Parrish’s recently held a job fair where they hired 35 new employees to join the Grocery Outlet store team.
Details surrounding the store’s opening events can be found below:
What & When:
Ribbon Cutting (Thursday, Nov. 6, 11:30 a.m.) – Join the Grocery Outlet team members for the official ribbon-cutting ceremony, to be officiated by the San Luis Obispo Chamber of Commerce. At this time, the donation to the San Luis Obispo Food Bank will also be presented.
Grand Opening (Saturday, Nov. 8, 7 a.m.-3 p.m.) – This event will be open to the public and attendees are encouraged to tour and shop at the San Luis Obispo Grocery Outlet at this time.
San Luis Obispo Grocery Outlet
1314 Madonna Road
San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
Come celebrate the establishment of the San Luis Obispo Grocery Outlet at our grand opening event (Nov. 8, 7 a.m.-3 p.m.). Free and open to the public, join us for a day of family-friendly fun and prizes! Events will be run by Nipomo High School FFA volunteers. Complimentary eco-frugal grocery bags will be made available while supplies last and customers will also have an opportunity to enter to win grand prizes such as a Vizio 39-inch 1080p 60Hz TV, His and Hers Electra Cruiser Bikes purchased locally at Foothill Cyclery, and free groceries for a year ($600 value). Note: The grand prize drawing will take place Saturday, Dec. 13 at the San Luis Obispo Grocery Outlet.
Meet the store’s owners and operators, Ryan and Shannon Parrish, with guest-appearances throughout the day from Grocery Outlet’s “Frugal Friends,” Lois Prices and Ben Saven.
The expansion into San Luis Obispo is one of 16 new Grocery Outlet stores scheduled to open this year. Through these high-impact expansion plans, Grocery Outlet looks forward to bringing their extreme bargains to new communities across the country. The new Grocery Outlet in San Luis Obispo is located at 1314 Madonna Road, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405, and will open on Nov. 6 and store hours will be 7 a.m. until 10 p.m. everyday.
For more information on Grocery Outlet, please visit them online at www.GroceryOutlet.com.
Based in Emeryville, California, Grocery Outlet offers extreme bargains on brand name merchandise, with prices often up to 60% less than conventional retailers. The largest “extreme-value” grocer in the U.S., Grocery Outlet has more than 200 locations in California, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Pennsylvania and Washington. Grocery Outlet carries refrigerated and frozen foods, fresh produce, fresh meat, organics, dry groceries, beer and wine, health and beauty care, over-the-counter drugs, household products, toys and gifts. A third-generation family-led company founded in 1946, Grocery Outlet’s mission has always been to provide customers a fun place to find extreme values on name brands they trust. Most stores are independently owned and operated by locally based families. For more information, please visit www.GroceryOutlet.com.