New facility, over 200 jobs added to Georgia’s online restaurant industry – WSB-TV Channel 2

BRYAN COUNTY, Ga. — More than 200 new Georgia jobs will be added to Georgia’s restaurant industry, Gov. Brian Kemp announced Wednesday.

WebstaurantStore, a supplier to restaurant professionals worldwide, will build a new distribution facility in Ellabell, Ga. The new facility will create 213 new jobs in Bryan County.

“Companies like WebstaurantStore continue to recognize Georgia as the best place to do business by expanding here again and again,” Kemp said. “Our world-class logistics infrastructure and business-friendly environment allow businesses to operate in every corner of the state while benefiting from direct access to domestic and international markets and a highly skilled workforce. qualified.”

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Created in 2004, WebstaurantStore offers thousands of products for catering professionals and individuals.

The company currently employs over 680 Georgians.

The new facility will handle the distribution of large catering equipment such as indoor and outdoor commercial furniture, fast-turnover full case quantities and many other industrial products. The company will hire shipping and receiving managers and associates, as well as inventory control and quality assurance associates.

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Director of Project Implementation and Supplier Strategy Alyce Thornhill represented the Georgia Department of Economic Development on the project and said the company’s additional investment in Georgia is positive for the future of the company.

“WebstaurantStore is a proven partner for the State of Georgia, and we are thrilled that they have chosen to expand their presence here for the fourth time,” said GDEcD Commissioner Pat Wilson. “Companies recognize that Georgia’s logistics assets and geographic position put them close to 80% of U.S. consumers and gateways to international markets. We appreciate our partners at the Georgia Ports Authority and Bryan County for their continued dedication to supporting Georgian communities.

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