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Make the Food that Makes Wegmans a Cut Above

At Wegmans, we’re passionate about making delicious, great meals easy for our customers. Achieving that goal takes innovation—and a willingness to experiment. That’s where the folks in our Food Manufacturing department, located in Rochester, New York, come in. With cutting-edge facilities like our Bakeshop, our Culinary Innovation Center and our Cheese Caves, we give our team the tools they need to develop great ideas into actual products. Do you have the creativity to make our well-loved, tried-and-true offerings better? Or make new, amazing culinary delights? Then join our team, because when it comes to food, we never stop trying to do something new.

Who We Are

  • We care about the well-being and success of every employee.
  • High standards are a way of life and we strive for excellence.
  • We make a difference in every community we serve.
  • We respect and listen to our people.
  • We empower our people.

Wegmans Food Manufacturing

Our Culinary Innovation Center

Dedicated to researching, developing and producing new prepared food and ready-to-eat items for Wegmans Stores.

  • 53,000 square feet
  • Meat Production Facility
  • X-Ray Machine to detect bones in chicken cutlets
  • Research and Development Kitchen and Pilot Plant
  • Central Kitchen
  • Nitrogen Freezer for Seafood

Our Central Bakeshop

Where we make the delicious baked good for our stores.

  • 200,000 square foot facility
  • 8 production lines
  • Makes over 50 loaves of sliced bread per minute

Our Cheese Caves

A one-of-a-kind building that replicates the environments of European cheese caves.

  • 7 Caves
  • 12,300 square-foot facility
  • Focus on soft cheeses
  • 8 different cheeses ripened simultaneously
  • Temperature humidity for each cave controlled independently

Our Culinary Innovation Center 

At Wegmans, there’s always a great team behind the best meals, and part of that team is the talented group of people at our Culinary Innovation Center. The center was built to provide a place to research, develop and produce new prepared food and ready-to-eat items for Wegmans Stores. When you join us there, you’ll constantly push the envelope, developing new, delicious ways to meet our customers’ needs and desires for ready-to-eat dinners.

Explore our Bake Shop

"Our customers will get a cheese that’s absolutely perfect, with the taste and texture they prefer, every time."

–Cathy Gaffney, Director of the Specialty Cheese, Deli and Kosher Deli Departments

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Wegmans has great benefits and a true family atmosphere that makes me feel appreciated and recognized for my hard work.

- Anna