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WinCo Foods announces San Marcos location will open this Thursday


WinCo Foods announces San Marcos location, 555 Grand Ave, will open Thursday, October 22 at 9 am.


BOISE, IdahoOct. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — WinCo Foods, LLC announced that it will open two new discount supermarkets on Thursday, October 22nd, at 9:00 a.m.  The stores are located at 21900 Highway 99 in Edmonds and at 555 Grand Ave. in San Marcos.  The stores are traditionally sized WinCo Foods stores with Edmonds measuring approximately 87,000 square feet and San Marcos coming in at approximately 91,500 square feet.  Each reflects a simple decor package that creates a solid, clean feel and keeps the focus on our products and great pricing.

WinCo Foods is an employee owned discount grocery chain best known for being the supermarket low price leader in each market it serves.  Store Manager Dave Kamrath (Edmonds) comes to the store with years of retail experience, the last two with WinCo.  Store Manager Kerrie Olson (San Marcos) has nearly 30 years of experience in the grocery industry, the last three plus years with WinCo.

Both managers and their teams are excited about their respective store openings and are particularly pleased with the quality and enthusiasm of the employees that were hired in each location.  Edmonds has hired approximately 150 new employees from the community and in San Marcos nearly 165 new employee positions have been hired locally.  Each store manager feels confident that their store will open with an excited and motivated crew of new employees and veterans who are anxious to meet and to begin serving their customers in Edmonds and San Marcos.

Each store features WinCo’s “Wall of Values” at the entry, which includes special low pricing on a wide variety of popular items.  The main sales floor encompasses a large fresh produce and bulk foods departments together with meat, seafood, deli and bakery service departments. The extensive bulk foods department displays over 900 items, including many natural food products, some organics, snacks, candies, cereals, flours, pastas, spices and more.  WinCo employees are excited for customers to come in to see the new stores and to benefit from the everyday low pricing and quality that WinCo Foods is known for.

WinCo Foods is an employee owned company founded in 1967 in Boise, Idaho.  WinCo operates as a regional discount supermarket company employing over 15,000 individuals and operating 104 stores and five distribution centers in the states of WashingtonIdahoNevadaCaliforniaOregonUtahArizona and Texas.  Customers and those wanting to learn more, about our employee owned company, are encouraged to join the conversation at – an online community of hundreds of thousands of “Smart Shoppers” sharing tips, coupons, real reviews and more.

Hobby Lobby, WinCo bring revenue to San Marcos |

The first WinCo discount grocery store in San Diego County is set to open in October in the San Marcos Creekside Marketplace, next to a Hobby Lobby — the second in the county — that began serving customers last month.

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North County Deals has a ‘deal” for this weekends Taste of San Marcos


North County Deals has a ‘deal” for this weekends Taste of San Marcos – $25 for All You Can Eat/Drink at Taste of San Marcos ($30 Value)

August 29th (1 PM to 5 PM)

  • 15+ San Marcos restaurants
  • All you can eat and drink
  • Live music
  • Restaurants, breweries and wine
  • Fabulous food and fun
  • 4th annual

Tap In Tavern

Tap In Tavern
Tap In Tavern invites guests to enjoy indoor and outdoor seating in a communal setting overlooking the ninth hole of St. Mark Executive Course. The restaurant features casual, hand-crafted fare for breakfast, lunch and dinner. With 25 craft beers and a 12’ screen for all the games this North County San Diego restaurant is the perfect way to end a round or a day in the office. Join us for Happy Hour Sunday-Friday, free Saturday Trivia from 6pm-8pm or Fish & Chip Tuesday from 4pm-close for just $9.99.

Taste of San Marcos 2015

Taste of San Marcos 2015

Taste of San Marcos 2015

Saturday, August 29th
1:00 pm. – 5:00 p.m.
Old California Restaurant Row
1080 W. San Marcos Blvd.
San Marcos Restaurateurs can showcase their culinary expertise to the community. Restauranteurs Secure Your Booth Space Today
For more information contact the
San Marcos Chamber of Commerce
Contact 760-744-1270
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