WATERTOWN, NY – Locally owned Renzi Foodservice has introduced a new online marketplace, “Renzi Market,” and will begin offering curbside pickup and residential home delivery to the city and town of Watertown. This initiative will provide the public a new outlet to safely source essential food and supplies online and shop from the comfort of their homes, throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. The online Renzi Market will be available for the community to start placing orders beginning on Monday, May 18.
In addition to the convenience of online shopping and delivery, key benefits of Renzi Market include:
New opportunity to support the local community by sourcing grocery essentials and specialty items from a local, family-owned company, including products from local farms and manufacturers
Confidence that food is being handled and delivered by specialized foodservice distribution staff with refrigerated, temperature-controlled vehicles, adhering to the highest safety and sanitation protocols
Access to hundreds of restaurant-quality products from trusted partners, including exclusive foodservice items and national retail brands
“We are excited that the Renzi Market will allow us to provide high-quality products right from our family to yours,” said Jude Renzi, CEO of Renzi Foodservice. “This is an incredibly challenging time for so many individuals, and our goal is to adapt our business to address gaps in the supply chain and better serve local families in our community. Renzi Foodservice has the systems in place from serving our business customers for nearly 45 years. Our team has been working hard over the past few weeks to build onto that, enabling us to effectively expand our business and continue our mission of Delivering the Difference to local communities.”
Renzi Market Details
The online Renzi Market will offer hundreds of items, including fresh and frozen meat and seafood, dairy, produce, bread and baked goods, pantry and frozen grocery items, paper products and more.
Curbside pickup at Renzi Foodservice headquarters, located at 901 Rail Drive in Watertown, is available to the public Tuesday through Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The public will not be permitted inside the facility.
Contactless home delivery is available for those who reside within the city and town of Watertown. Delivery days are Tuesday through Saturday.
For more information, including specific details, requirements and instructions on how to order online for curbside pickup and home delivery, visit RenziFoodservice.com/RenziMarket.
For the latest news and updates, the public can also follow Renzi Market on Facebook and Instagram.
Renzi Foodservice Safety Protocols
To help safeguard team members and the public, Renzi employees will be practicing recommended social distancing and safety protocols during any Renzi Market curbside pickups or home deliveries, as required by government and healthcare agencies. Food deliveries will be transported in refrigerated, temperature-controlled vehicles, ensuring that food is kept at safe and appropriate temperatures throughout the entire food journey from the warehouse to the customer’s door. The Renzi Foodservice warehouse is regularly audited by an independent agency and has continually received superior ratings for food safety, sanitation, operations methods and HACCP best practices.
About Renzi Foodservice
Founded in 1977, Renzi Foodservice is the largest family-owned and operated broadline foodservice distributor in Northern and Central New York. The company serves businesses in multiple segments, including independent restaurant operators, healthcare and educational facilities, institutional and government entities, nonprofit organizations, multi-unit chains and more. In 2018, Renzi Foodservice earned national recognition with the Key Distributor Award from UniPro Foodservice, the nation’s largest independent foodservice distribution cooperative. The company launched its Renzi Market curbside pickup and home delivery initiative for the public in 2020.