WebstaurantStore is bringing its online restaurant supply business to Tampa. Courtesy photo.

Restaurant supply company to bring 300 jobs to region

WebstaurantStore plans a $1 million expansion in Tampa.
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Aug. 24, 2018

TAMPA — WebstaurantStore Inc., an online restaurant supply company headquartered in Lancaster, Pa., will invest $1 million in a new location in Tampa and hire more than 300 IT and customer solutions staff members over the next five years.

According to a press release, the company provides more than 280,000 items — ranging from equipment and appliances to food items and servingware — direct to customers’ doors.

WebstaurantStore says the 155 IT jobs will carry salaries of more than $75,000 per year, while the starting salary for the 150 customer solutions jobs will be $45,000.

Founded in 2004, WebstaurantStore also has locations in Delaware, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania and Nevada. Its Tampa offices will be located at 7702 and 7802-50 Woodland Center Blvd.

“We are very excited to open our new location in Tampa,” states Dave Groff, president of WebstaurantStore, in the release. “As the largest and fastest-growing e-commerce company in our industry, we will have a lot of opportunities for new team members in the next few years.  We look forward to finding those people in the Tampa Bay area.”