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Quick Chek Balloon Festival Celebrating 30 Years

New balloon shapes include an 80-foot, bright pink elephant and a 12-story Tyrannosaurus Rex. The Quick Chek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning in Association with PNC Bank, the largest summertime hot air balloon and music festival in North America, is celebrating its 30th festival July 27-28-29, 2012. The three-day festival at Solberg Airport in Readington

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Quick Chek Sponsors Iraq And Afghanistan War Veterans

Quick Chek plans to raise money through in-store donations for the veterans living in the New York and New Jersey communities. Quick Chek plans to raise more than $50,000 for the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) this summer at its 130 New Jersey and New York stores. “There is a tremendous amount of

Finding Your Way with Foodservice

Growing up in New YORK CITY few things were as natural to me as eating out. Even now with three children, a minimum of two meals a day are eaten outside the house seven days a week. The kitchen table is more of a convenient place to store things, like takeout menus and the kids’

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Keeping the Menu Fresh

Foodservice customers are becoming value-conscious, a reflection of current economic conditions. Consumers are now expecting better value in terms of price, service, consistency and food quality. By John Lofstock, Editor. Bringing consumers into convenience stores to buy food requires a great offering at a good price. But with all the competition for share of stomach,

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Quick Chek Raises $100,000 To Combat Juvenile Diabetes

Colleagues Ride for the Cure in Tucson, surpass fundraising efforts. Quick Chek, a chain of 127 fresh food store locations throughout New Jersey and southern New York, announced that its Riding Team, a group of 14 Quick Chek volunteers completed the Nov. 19 & 20 Tour de Tucson weekend-long bike ride event, raising $100,000 for

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Quick Chek Donates In Memory of Sept. 11

FealGood Foundation raises awareness about the health effects the first responders of Sept. 11 face today.   In remembrance of those lost on Sept. 11, Quick Chek is donatating 11 cents from each cup of coffee sold on Sunday, Sept. 11 to the FealGood Foundation. The FealGood Foundation is a non-profit organization, dedicated to raising awareness

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Hershey’s Chocolate Flies High

Consumers at the Quick Chek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning taste Hershey’s newest aerated chocolate product. The Hershey Co. has  introduced a new way to enjoy chocolate with the launch of Hershey’s Air Delight Chocolate – one of the first aerated chocolates for the company. To savor and enjoy the light and airy texture of

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Sky’s The Limit at Quick Chek’s Balloon Festival

Record crowds expected at Health and Wellness Sunday to revel in music, food and fun. By Erin Rigik, Associate Editor. Quick Chek Food Stores will kick off the 29th annual Quick Chek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning, the largest summertime hot air balloon and music festival in North America, on July 29 at Solberg Airport

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Food Fight at the Breakfast Bar

While convenience stores continue to battle QSRs for coffee sales, a new clash has ensued for the morning daypart as a whole. By: Erin Rigik, Associate Editor. Despite busier lifestyles, breakfast remains the most important meal of the day to most customers. The Food Channel’s recent breakfast survey found that 95% of respondents viewed their

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Quick Chek Selects Reflexis Workforce Management

Reflexis to increase efficiency and improve accuracy in Quick Chek’s payroll and other workforce management processes. Quick Chek, a convenience store chain in the New York Metro market, has selected Reflexis workforce management solutions. Quick Chek selected Reflexis over its competition in the workforce management software market after detailed product demonstrations and discussions with other

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Quick Chek Named One Of The Best Places To Work

“Quick Chek’s true mission and core values revolve around operating as an outstanding place to work,” says vp of human resources. Quick Chek, which operates more than 125 food store locations throughout New Jersey and the southern New York metro area, has been named one of the Best Places to Work in New Jersey for

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Quick Chek Celebrates Grand Opening

Community members and store representatives gather in Monroe, N.Y., for a Quick Chek coffee toast in honor of the new location. Quick Chek, which operates more than 125 food store locations throughout New Jersey and the southern New York metro area, celebrated the grand opening of its newest store in Monroe, N.Y., on March 7.

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Quick Chek Opens New Monroe, N.Y., Store

A grand opening celebration is planned for March 7, when local representatives are expected to gather for a ribbon cutting. Quick Chek, with more than 125 food store locations throughout New Jersey and the New York metro area, is celebrating the grand opening of its newest location in Monroe, N.Y. During the store’s first 13

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Quick Chek Launches N.J. Devils Sweepstakes

The grand prize includes free Quick Chek coffee for one year and tickets to a N.J. Devils game. Celebrating its fourth year as the official coffee of the New Jersey Devils, Quick Chek, the premier chain of more than 125 food store locations throughout New Jersey and southern New York, has launched its “Win A

Quick Chek Adds Digital Music Kiosks

Quick Chek customers who are music fans now have a new and convenient way to buy DRM-free MP3s, now that the chain has added Download2Go digital music kiosks by MOD Systems. Quick Chek  has added the new music kiosks to 10 locations across its New York and New Jersey convenience stores. Download2Go kiosks bring digital

Quick Chek’s ’Joe to the World’ Sets Record

To welcome the holiday season, and as part of the third annual Joe to the World free coffee event, Quick Chek, the family-operated chain of 125 fresh food store locations throughout New Jersey and southern New York, supplied customers with more than 100,670 complimentary cups of ‘Joe,’ saving thousands of coffee lovers much-needed dough in

‘Joe to the World’ Returns For Black Friday

When alarm clocks ring Friday, Nov. 27, waking thousands from their after-turkey slumbers to hit those early morning holiday sales at their local malls, Quick Chek, the family-operated chain of more than 120 fresh food store locations throughout New Jersey and southern New York, will offer these early risers complimentary medium coffees to help jump

West N.Y. Quick Chek Celebrates Five Years

Quick Chek, which operates 125 food store locations throughout New Jersey and southern New York, has announced its West New York, N.J., store located at 5100 Kenned Blvd., will celebrate its five year anniversary, Sunday, Oct. 24. Opening its doors for business Oct. 24, 2005, West New York Quick Chek is currently managed by Store

Quick Chek To Host Sub Showdown

Quick Chek, with 125 food store locations throughout New Jersey and southern New York, has announced the names of the five finalists slated to compete in its first-ever Sub Showdown, a build-your-own-sub recipe contest in which contestants will not only vie to win free Quick Chek subs for a year, but also the chance to

Cutting Down on Cooler Costs

Energy reduction remains an ongoing quest for convenience store operators as they look for ways to cut costs in an effort to improve their bottom lines. Building stores to LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) standards and seeking LEED certification is something more chains are pursuing, including Kum & Go, Kwik Trip and Quick

Quick Chek Opens First LEED Certified Store

Bayonne, N.J.’s third and newest Quick Chek store, which opened on Tuesday, Aug. 17, marks the company’s first LEED-certified store, complete with a heat-reflecting roof, local building materials and LED lighting, NJ.com reported. The store is a test to determine whether the 122-location company will seek the eco-friendly certification in the future. Quick Chek already

Thorntons Reaches Fans Through Facebook

Thorntons has started a new promotion called: Fan of the Month, exclusively through Facebook. To enter the contest, customers must post a photo of themselves with a Thorntons’ beverage on Thorntons’ Facebook wall. One lucky fan will be voted the c-store chain’s Fan of the Month for August and will win a

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Quick Chek’s Summer Event Soars

Quick Chek’s 320-member team of volunteer employees helped welcome more than 112,000 to Readington, N.J.’s Solberg Airport for the 28th Annual Quick Chek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning. The highly-anticipated annual three-day festival held July 23-25, has consistently grown to be the largest summertime hot air balloon and music festival in North America.  Quick Chek

Wawa Ventures North In New Jersey

Wawa with many locations in southern New Jersey, is heading north to Morris County where it will compete directly with Quick Chek and 7-Eleven, The Daily Record reported. Wawa plans to build and open its first Morris County store in mid- to late November at the corner of New and Edwards roads in the eastern

Quick Chek Donates To Firefighters

Pictured from Left to Right: Quick Chek Assistant Store Leader Tony Elefante, Team Member Melissa Morin, Team Member Ashley Garcia, Store Leader John Thompson, Ridgeway Volunteer Fire Company Chief Rudi Gaines and Lieutenant Bob Maras. Representatives from a new Manchester, N.J, Quick Chek store presented a donation of $2,655 to members of the Ridgeway Volunteer

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