At Uwajimaya, quality is what matters – in relationships, experiences, knowledge, health and food. Family-owned, Uwajimaya has been serving the local Northwest community since 1928. Today, at our four locations in Washington and Oregon, you will find the freshest selections of produce, seafood and meats alongside a large assortment of quality Asian gift and grocery items. Come visit us today and check out what makes Uwajimaya a unique and quality shopping experience.
With over 400 employees, Uwajimaya is one of the largest Asian grocery retailers in the Pacific Northwest. Since 1928, Uwajimaya has evolved beyond providing basic grocery staples and become known as a tourist and destination store. Our reputation is built on being known as the information specialist on all things Asian and part of our mission is to educate the customer on all aspects of Asian culture. Uwajimaya’s pre-eminence among Asian stores comes from its use of modern technology, its emphasis on cleanliness and its adherence to its business philosophy.
Mission and Values
Our mission is to be the premier destination to experience the richness of Asian culture and food. We strive to offer world-class quality and the widest variety of Asian foods. As an iconic, family owned business with deep roots in the Northwest’s Asian American community, we have a strong commitment to cultural sustainability and cross-cultural understanding across the Asian community and the community at large.
Commitment to Quality
We’re passionate about sharing Asian culture with our customers and one way we do this is by providing our customers with the largest selection and variety of authentic Asian food and merchandise. We are committed to offering the freshest, finest and highest grade seafood, meat and produce as well as products from reliable and trusted brands.
We feel it is our responsibility to help build and strengthen the communities we serve. We support several local organizations that primarily focus on promoting community development, education, senior and elderly assistance and multi-cultural issues.
Our employees are essential for our continued success. We believe a team of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences working together powers our success.
Uwajimaya is the largest Asian grocery and gift market in the Pacific Northwest. Our mission is to be the premier destination to experience Asian food and culture through exceptional customer service, positive attitudes and world-class quality merchandise. Our employees are essential for our continued success. We believe a team of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences working together powers our success. We encourage all qualified candidates who are passionate about food, customer service and Asian culture to apply for any of our open positions.