JC Wegmans Plans Include Redesigned Café with Much More Seating
A bigger café and an upgraded kitchen are among the improvements in the works at the Wegmans store in Johnson City.
Construction on a 6,500-square-foot addition on the northeast corner of the Harry L. Drive building is continuing. The expansion will provide space for offices and an employee services area.
Store manager David Orlovsky said the employee services area will be moved from the west side of the store, freeing up space for construction of a new kitchen and a larger café.
Orlovsky said up to 60 additional seats will be available in the café which will be renovated with a new design that will feature a "nice, softer look."
Customers this week have noticed that one side of the store's entrance has been closed for another project.
Orlovsky said the existing swing-gate doors will be replaced with sliding doors. He said the work includes the replacement of support beams at the entrance.
The work is starting on the west side of the entrance, which is the busiest. When that side is completed, the doors on the other side will be replaced.
The Johnson City store opened in August 1990. It underwent a multi-million dollar renovation project in 2015.
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