Jersey Mike’s to open in Apple Valley with fundraiser

The High Desert is gaining a Jersey Mike’s Subs this week.

The Apple Valley location, 19179 Bear Valley Road, Suite 8, opens Wednesday (February 5) and is hosting a fundraiser through Sunday (February 9).

The sandwich shop distributed 10,000 coupons good for a free regular sub with a minimum $1 donation.

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Pick Up Stix hiring for new Upland location; interviews tomorrow

It appears that Pick Up Stix may be the next restaurant to has joined Panera Bread in the new section of the Colonies Crossroads in Upland.

The chain is looking for experienced cooks and cashiers.

Open interviews will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. tomorrow (January 23) at the new location, 1053 E. 19th St., Suite B.

For more information, including a link to download a résumé, click here.

Update: Did a drive-by today and discovered that the new location is already open!

The Luxe Buffet opens in Ontario

We spotted its job announcements on Craigslist a while back, but didn’t realize the Luxe Buffet in Ontario had actually opened until we heard an ad on the radio the other day.

Yelp reviews are mixed.

Along with the typical Chinese buffet items, Luxe boasts a Brazilian barbecue, teppanyaki (which sounds more like Mongolian barbecue), sushi and sashimi and gelato.

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Panera Bread opens in Upland tomorrow

Get to bed early Panera Bread fans, because the newest location opens tomorrow (December 20) in Upland.

The first 25 customers each day tomorrow through Sunday (December 22) will receive a stainless steel Panera Bread coffee mug and a voucher for free coffee for a week.

The location is also partnering with Second Harvest Food Bank. All customer donations to the Panera Cares Community Breadbox will go to the organization, and Panera will match a portion of those funds.

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