The Gateway, Utah’s premier place for working, living, dining and entertainment, is excited to announce new services to help the community while social distancing measure are in place. The Store at 90 South Rio Grande Street now offers seamless online ordering, touchless transaction curbside pickup and delivery. Parking on Rio Grande Street and 100 South are designated for curbside pickup and additional 15-minute parking was added on 100 South for shopping convenience.

Grocery and meal delivery within a 5-mile radius through Mercato is now available. It’s free to those signing up for a Mercato Green membership and a small fee will apply to those without the membership. They are offering $10 off the first order with the code: STOCKUP. This applies to orders with a minimum of $35 and registration in their green membership. Online ordering LINK. New TheStore brand and local items are being added daily.

Customers without access to online ordering can call 385-213-7900 ext. 5 with a list and can choose to pick up or have delivered. When picking up, customers just call from the parking area and The Store will bring out the groceries and place them in your trunk.

This locally owned independent chain of specialty grocery stores has been doing business in Utah since 1968. The Store’s newest market fills a large void in grocery options in downtown Salt Lake. Hours of operation are Monday – Saturday from 8 a.m. until 10 p.m., and Sunday from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m.

The Store fills a niche for high-quality locally sourced food that’s fresh, flavorful and healthy. The downtown market provides a convenient option for residents, employees working in the offices at The Gateway and visitors wanting quick chef-driven, grab-and-go options.

“We are happy to announce these new touchless grocery pickup and delivery options at The Store,” says Jacklyn Briggs, Marketing Director for The Gateway. “We’re want to help our community any way we can as we all move through this difficult period and look forward to recovery and return to a new normal.”

With an emphasis on a customer service, a top-notch chef-driven culinary program and vast array of locally sourced specialty items, they offer hundreds of local products, in addition to the daily essentials. Rotisserie chickens, smoked meats, extensive deli offerings, and ready-to-eat options with two hot bars, pre-made sandwiches and salads all join a wide variety of “staple” items like milk, bread eggs, all ofthe highest quality. Beverage options include kombucha, cold brew coffee and the popular Pepsi all natural “Stubborn” soda offerings.

Local fan favorites carried by The Store include: house made cilantro lime dressing, packaged candies, house Tri‐tip which will be offered along with other high-quality Hereford beef offerings, local Clifford Family Farm eggs, house-made salsa (a decades old classic recipe by the owner), homemade fried chips and fresh squeezed orange juice.