Opening of the first Waco QuikTrip convenience store | News from local businesses
QuikTrip sells take-out items such as fresh donuts, salads, wraps, pizza slices and “roller grill items”. It also offers coffee, freshly brewed QTea, drink specials, breakfast tacos, chewy pretzels, barbecue sandwiches, and frozen treats.
The press release says the chain has its own bakeries and commissaries.
QuikTrip was founded in 1958 and operates 900 outlets in 12 states, employing 24,000 people.
“We really love the Waco, TX area, and with all the growth in that area, we plan to build an additional location in Bellmead, TX, with the hopes of opening that location in early 2022,” he said. spokeswoman Aisha Jefferson-Smith said.
QuikTrip would locate its Bellmead store near North Loop 340 and the Interstate 35 front road, where Luby’s cafeteria recently closed.
Elsewhere, Temple-based Cefco opened its new store at 3001 Gholson Road, where it demolished a smaller Cefco and adjacent buildings.
The 6,054 square foot store features a Cefco kitchen, serving bespoke burritos, tacos, and bowls, as well as fried chicken, pizza, breakfast sandwiches, and other fare. It will remain open 24 hours a day.
Spokesman Reagan Francis said new Cefco locations under construction at Robinson and 6201 Bagby Ave., near Amazon’s growing distribution center, will include similar equipment. They will open in the fourth quarter.