A new 100,000 sf grocery catering to the fast growing international community in metro Atlanta recently had a soft opening last December. Yong Hui (YH) Supercenter consist of a 50,000 sf supermarket, 5,000 sf retail shops, and 40,000 sf food court serving authentic ethnic Asian cuisines.
“This is our first startup venture in the metro Atlanta area,” said Jen Huang, General Manager of Yong Hui (YH) Supercenter, in an exclusive interview with Georgia Asian Times.
Located near Duluth’s Costco and across the street from the popular Movie Grill on Venture Drive, this new grocery store has been attracting a growing stream of shoppers from multi-ethnic Asian community.
It is also located within 3 miles radius from competing supermarkets such as Assi, Nam Dae Mun, Great Wall, and Super H Mart.
“The reason we picked this site is due to its convenient and accessibility to I-85. This location is also on a less heavy traffic flow street,” added Huang.
Shoppers are able to choose a wide variety of fresh produce, fruits, dry goods, sauces, noodles, rice, and food items that cater to Asian taste.
YH plans to add more organic and freshly sourced vegetables from local farmers in the coming weeks.
A seafood section featuring a wide variety of locally sourced seafood including fish, shrimps, live fish and crabs are on display.
“We are trying hard to meet our diverse customers taste and preferences. Our food items would satisfy every ethnic Asian shoppers ranging from Chinese, Filipinos, Indian, Indonesian, Japanese, Laotian, Singaporean, Taiwanese, Thai, Malaysian, and Vietnamese,” said Huang.
The meat department will feature freshly cut whole pigs and goats, according to Huang.
Located next door to the grocery supermarket is a contemporary designed food court with 300-400 seats.
Diners can experience authentic regional Chinese cuisines from Szechuan, Guilin, Hunan, Tianjin, Shanghai. Bakery, ice cream, Chinese BBQ, and Japanese ramen will also be featured.
Operating hours are 9:00 am to 10:00 pm from Monday-Friday. Weekend hours are 9:00 am to midnight. Diners will have access to free Wi-Fi at the premises.
“Average price of food is about $10. We hope to be competitive and to provide good value to our diners.”
Retail section will showcase a hair salon, travel agency, boutique shop, jewelry shop, beauty supplies, and internet retail store.
“We want to be competitive in terms of pricing, service, and freshness of our items. Also, we want to provide our customers a good shopping experience at our store,” said Huang.
An official grand opening is scheduled for early Spring 2017. YH is currently offering a brand new Mercedes-Benz car as a lucky draw top prize for shoppers. – Georgia Asian Times