Walmart Partnering With A-list Chefs Via “Rediscovering America”

By John Heerdink LinkedIn

As an effort to support fresh produce and the U.S. farmers, Wal-mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) is reportedly launching a program called “Rediscovering America.” The retail giant via this new program is partnering with A-list chefs including Phoenix’s Justin Beckett. Beckett is set to feature a menu item at one of his restaurants called Beckett’s Table and it will be made entirely with fresh produce that he has picked from a Walmart store in his area. His restaurant is located at 3717 E. Indian School Road in Phoenix and the menu item will be supported by restaurant’s servers at the from September 11th to 20th.

Walmart is also partnering with the James Beard Foundation involving eight other James Beard Award-nominated chefs across the U.S including Beckett to support and promote its Walmart-purchased produce. Walmart will also offer 10 scholarships to up-and-coming female chefs and chefs of color across the country through the above foundation.

Wal-mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) is a worldwide retailer that operates in various formats. The three segments of the company include Wal-mart U.S., Wal-mart International, and Sam’s Club. The company is comprised of discount stores, supermarkets, supercenters, hypermarkets, warehouse clubs, cash and carry stores, home improvement stores, specialty electronics stores, apparel stores, drug stores, convenience stores, and membership-only warehouse clubs; and retail Websites. To learn more about Walmart (WMT) and to continue to track its progress please visit the Vista Partners Walmart Coverage Page.

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