Upscale food retailer The Fresh Market is looking to fill 86 jobs at its new store scheduled to open this summer in Smithtown.

The 24,099-square-foot store in the Branch Plaza shopping center, 126 E. Main St., will be the North Carolina company's second store on Long Island.

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The Fresh Market will hold a career open house on June 9 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Upsky Long Island Hotel, 110 Vanderbilt Motor Pkwy. in Hauppauge. The grocer is seeking assistant department managers, bakers, meat cutters and specialists. About 46 jobs will be full time and 40 part time.

Before attending the open house, job seekers must apply online at by clicking "search jobs" using keyword 210. On-site computers will be available at the event.

The chain, founded in 1982, opened its first Long Island store in November 2013 in a 25,000-square-foot space in the high-end Woodbury Common shopping center on Jericho Turnpike in Woodbury.

The Fresh Market's stores are designed to convey the atmosphere of a European market, featuring a butcher shop, bakery, produce and floral stands and a delicatessen. The publicly traded company operates 168 stores in 27 states.