VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — The opening date of Hampton Roads' first Wegmans Food Markets is drawing near, and the grocery store chain is looking to hire.

Wegmans is offering walk-in open interviews at its Virginia Beach hiring office, on Thursday, March 7 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. While walk-ins are welcome, Wegmans recommends submitting an application online prior to the event.

The address for the hiring event is 272 Bendix Road, Suite 130, in Virginia Beach.

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The new 113,000-square-foot  Wegmans will be located near the intersection of Virginia Beach and Independence Boulevards. Its grand opening is set for April 28, 2019.

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