STAFFORD, Va. Dec. 12, 2020 – Publix Super Markets, Inc. is pleased to announce the opening of the Publix Super Market at Embrey Mill Town Center in Stafford, Virginia, at 7 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 12. The 48,300 square-foot Publix will employ approximately 165 associates.

“We are excited to continue our growth across Virginia and bring Publix’s legendary service and quality to Stafford,” said Kim Reynolds, Publix community relations manager. “We look forward to being active partners in this great community.”

“Stafford County citizens are elated to see Publix open here in the Embrey Mill neighborhood,” said Mark Dudenhefer, Garrisonville district supervisor. “Publix’s commitment to its customers’ experience, high-quality service and philanthropic involvement make for a strong addition to our growing business community.”

Doug Anglin serves as store manager and has 14 years of service with Publix. He most recently served as a Publix store manager in Charleston, South Carolina.

Store highlights:

THE PUBLIX DELI has associates available to assist customers during store hours and features a full-service deli counter highlighting Boar’s Head meats and cheeses as well as traditional deli items. Custom Publix subs, fried chicken and rotisserie chicken are prepared fresh in-store. The deli also offers an international selection of olives, antipastos and hummus and more than 200 varieties of artisan cheeses from the United States and around the world.

Customers may choose from a wide variety of chef-inspired appetizers, entrees and side dishes prepared and prepackaged fresh in-store at our Chef’s Selections To Go counter. Specialties include Cedar Plank Salmon, Green Bean Almondine and a selection of pasta salads.

Other highlights of the Publix deli: gourmet soups from a daily soup bar and fresh hand-rolled sushi. Customers can use a seating area and free Wi-Fi service.

THE PRODUCE DEPARTMENT carries both organic and conventionally grown fruits and vegetables, with a selection of exotic choices from around the world and the locally grown season’s best. The full-service floral department offers everything from the classic elegance of a dozen roses to bouquets bursting with fresh blooms to pots of lushly colored flowers. A floral specialist is available to create memorable arrangements for that special occasion.

THE PUBLIX BAKERY specializes in foods created from scratch. It offers an array of cakes, cookies, pies, breads and rolls made fresh daily. Skilled decorators craft a wide variety of wedding cakes. Mini desserts, cupcakes and jumbo muffins are among the tempting bakery treats.

THE WINE DEPARTMENT offers an expansive variety of premium and specialty wines from the United States and around the world, along with a large selection of champagnes and sparkling wines, and fine wines made with organic grapes.

APRONS SIMPLE MEALS is a cooking demonstration station offering customers recipes and featured products each week. Every day Meals clerks conduct live cooking presentations in the built-in kitchen area. The ingredients for these recipes and featured products can be found in the Aprons case located directly next to the kitchen. Customers can choose from the nearby high-quality cookware to have fun and save time in the kitchen.

A FULL-SERVICE MEAT DEPARTMENT allows customers to have their order cut any way they like and trimmed to perfection. The case features a variety of fresh meats as well as ready-to-cook items prepared fresh in-store daily.

A FULL-SERVICE SEAFOOD DEPARTMENT carries fresh seafood delivered throughout the week. It includes wild and farm-raised fresh fish as well as an extensive variety of shellfish. Publix’s whole fish and fillets are fresh; never frozen.

In addition to a FULL-SERVICE PHARMACY with a drive-through, a dedicated body care section stocks a wide selection of natural and conventional vitamins, minerals and supplements.

Additional services include curbside pickup or delivery, Powered by Instacart and in-store pickup for items such as Publix cakes, platters, subs, sliced meats and cheeses, and a selection of prepared meals.

Be sure to look for the weekly buy-one get-one free (BOGO) items throughout the store and at the end of the aisles. To get a jump-start on savings, activate a Club Publix account to view Publix’s weekly ads one day early.

Publix, the largest employee-owned company in the U.S. with more than 225,000 associates, currently operates 1,264 stores in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia. For 23 consecutive years, the company has been recognized by Fortune as a great place to work. In addition, Publix’s dedication to superior quality and customer service is recognized among the top in the grocery business. For more information, visit the company’s website,