Vallarta Supermarkets opened its 53rd store in Bakersfield, California. Bakersfield Mayor Karen Goh, local officials, and dignitaries joined Vallarta Supermarket’s executive team for a ribbon-cutting ceremony, following public health guidelines, to mark the official grand opening.
The new store location is at 8200 Rosedale Hwy, Bakersfield, CA. To celebrate its grand opening on October 13, Vallarta donated a total of $5,000 to local schools and nonprofits, including Centennial High School, Freedom Middle School, Rosedale North Elementary School, the Mexican American Opportunity Foundation, and O.L.A. Raza, Inc.
The new Bakersfield Vallarta Supermarket offers the community a new go-to destination for fresh, quality products, outstanding service, and great prices. The store will also have a positive economic impact bringing hundreds of new jobs to the local community, said the supermarket chain in a press release.
“We are delighted to be opening our 53rd store and continue to expand the best authentic Latino products and cuisine with a fifth location in the Bakersfield community,” said Andrew Lewis, Vice President of Marketing, Vallarta Supermarkets. “Customers can expect an amazing shopping experience in this beautiful new location.”
The new Vallarta Supermarket offers a wide variety of food products and services, including: “La Cocina” (Authentic Mexican Taqueria and Kitchen) with delectable recipes serving authentic meals and fresh sushi prepared daily by an in-house sushi chef.
A full-service floral department and an expanded liquor/wine selection are available to customers.
The Hispanic grocer, known as the “Home of the Original Carne Asada,” has a full-service Carniceria (meat department) and seafood department offering fresh, top-grade meats, poultry, and seafood, along with grass-fed and organic selections.
The Panaderia (bakery) serves sweet and savory baked goods made from scratch, including pan dulce, bolillos, succulent cakes, pastries, and more. Also, the Tortilleria will produce freshly made tortillas and masa for customers’ tamale-making needs.
The Produce Department has available the highest quality and wide variety of fresh produce. The Cremeria (Deli) provides a wide selection of fresh Latin-style cheeses, cremas, store-prepared chorizos, salsas, guacamole, and pico de gallo. An in-store Juice Bar, La Isla, offers refreshing made-to-order fruit beverages and ice cream.
Through the Vallarta Go delivery service, the company said, customers can shop from the convenience of their home and have their groceries and fresh, authentic foods delivered to their homes. La Cocina items are available for delivery via DoorDash.