In-Store Dietitian Brings Free Health and Wellness Services to ShopRite Customers
Keasbey, NJ - (May 7, 2015)
– To help customers live healthier lifestyles, ShopRite of Chester, NJ, will now provide the free services of an in-store dietitian.
Village Super Market, Inc., a family-run business that owns the ShopRite of Chester, announced today that Jennifer Burns, Registered Dietitian, has joined the organization. Ms. Burns received her Bachelor’s of Science from Montclair State University and completed her dietetic internship at College of St. Elizabeth. She is also a certified personal trainer and enjoys running races throughout the East Coast.
“We are excited to add Jennifer to our team at the ShopRite of Chester, as part of our commitment to find new ways to better serve our customers and help them live healthier lives,” said Ali Sumas, Director of Health and Wellness, Village Super Market, Inc.. “ShopRite is about families serving families. We are happy to add Jennifer as a valuable resource for our associates and customers, to provide expert advice and support for their nutrition and health needs.”
As the new Retail Dietitian for the ShopRite of Chester, Ms. Burns can guide customers on a range of issues, from learning how to shop and prepare healthy meals, to proper nutrition for specific health conditions and dietary needs. Ms. Burns will host a series of in-store healthy cooking classes, provide tips on upgrading shopping lists and recipes with healthy alternatives, hold seminars on pantry makeovers, and even navigate the aisles with shoppers to decipher food labels and find ways to improve their diet.
As part of ShopRite’s Retail Dietitian team, Ms. Burns is one 115 Registered Dietitians who service ShopRite stores in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Delaware and Maryland. Together these Dietitians offer nutrition advice, meal planning, and diet modification for specific medical conditions.
All nutritional services are available to customers free of charge. To make an appointment, customers can call Phone: (908) 879-5836.
ShopRite of Chester is conveniently located at Route 206 Maple Avenue. The store is open Monday-Saturday, 7am-10pm, and Sunday, 7am-8pm.
ShopRite is the registered trademark of Wakefern Food Corp., a retailer-owned cooperative based in Keasbey, NJ, and the largest supermarket cooperative in the United States. With more than 250 ShopRite supermarkets located throughout New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Delaware and Maryland, ShopRite serves more than six million customers each week. A long-time supporter of key community efforts, ShopRite is dedicated to fighting hunger in the communities it serves. Through its ShopRite Partners In Caring program, ShopRite has donated $37 million to 1,700 worthy charities and food banks since the program began in 1999. As a title sponsor of the LPGA’s ShopRite Classic, ShopRite has raised more than $27 million for local organizations, hospitals and community groups. Progressive Grocer named ShopRite its 2011 Retailer of the Year and Supermarket News awarded ShopRite its 2011 Retail Excellence Award. For more information, please visit www.ShopRite.com