Dietitian Joins the ShopRite of Somers Point

SOMERS POINT N.J. − (October 2016) – Customers can now receive complimentary health and wellness advice, counseling and meal planning at the ShopRite of Somers Point, New Jersey, courtesy of ShopRite’s new in-store Registered Dietitian, Jesse Tannehill.  
“We’re thrilled to welcome Jesse Tannehill to our team here at ShopRite,” says Ali Sumas, owner of the ShopRite of Somers Point. “We believe his passion for nutrition combined with his experience, creativity and expertise will be a wonderful asset that will benefit our customers, our associates and the greater community.”  
As the new Registered Dietitian for the ShopRite of Somers Point, Mr. Tannehill provides complimentary health and wellness services that guide customers on a range of issues, from learning how to shop and prepare healthy meals, to proper nutrition for specific health conditions and dietary needs. Mr. Tannehill also offers recipes with healthy alternatives, provides information on pantry makeovers, and navigates the aisles with shoppers to help them better understand food labels. In addition, Mr. Tannehill partners with local hospitals, schools and non-profits to conduct free health and wellness-focused workshops and seminars.
A native of Spring Hill, FL and current resident Atlantic City, NJ, Mr. Tannehill received his B.S. in Nutritional Science from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ and completed his dietetic internship at Rutgers University in Scotch Plains, NJ.  Prior to college he was an F-16 mechanic in the Air Force. He’s also worked as a nutritionist for Rutgers University and SNAP-Ed.
As part of ShopRite’s in-store dietitian team, Mr. Tannehill is one of more than 130 Retail Dietitians who service ShopRite customers in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Delaware and Maryland.
All nutritional services are available to customers free of charge. To make an appointment with Mr. Tannehill, customers can contact him directly at or by phone: 516-352- 609.927.8133 ext. 164 or visit
ShopRite of Somers Point is located at 23 Bethel Road, Somers Point NJ, 08244. The store is open seven days a week from 7 a.m. until 12 a.m.