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Gourmet Cheese

With over 400 cheeses, we've got something for everyone. Our cheese buyers source great cheeses from the US and around the globe. Being an award-winning gourmet cheese department, we have a lot to live up to.

Whether you're hip to trying new and unusual artisan cheeses or you like to stick with what you know, we've got what you need. Most importantly, we have trained and educated cheese specialists in every store that can help you find what you're looking for. We'll even offer samples of cheeses, so you can try before you buy.

Bottom line: we love cheese, we love to talk cheese and we love to sell fine cheeses. Stop into the cheese department on your next visit to your neighborhood Heinen's store!
Gourmet Cheese Plate

New at Heinen's

6 New Cheeses to Try

Every few months we pick the best of the best, our absolute favorites, from around the world and share them with you!

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World of Cheese

2016 Ohio Cheese Tasting Tour

From now through December our Cheese Buyer, and American Cheese Society Certified Cheese Professional hosting cheese tastings at select stores.

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Entertaining Tip

Cheese Plates Made Easy

A cheese course doesn’t have to be elaborate to be inviting. The key is figuring out when you plan on serving your cheeses and going from there.

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Our Stories

Heinen's Housemade Cheese Spreads

Our artisan cheese spreads are carefully handcrafted by caring associates in-store with only the best ingredients.

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Say Hello To...

Shannon Welsh, Heinen’s Cheesemonger

Meet Shannon Welsh, our resident cheese guru. She is incredibly passionate about all things cheese, beer and wine, and she loves to talk!

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Local Products

Great Finds From Your Backyard

We know that great things are in our own backyard and we can help you find the next big thing, just around the corner. Come explore local favorites.

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We're Heinen's Grocery Stores, a Cleveland, OH based family-owned grocery store established in 1929. Focused on quality meats, fresh market produce and superior customer service, we make grocery shopping something to smile about. Serving the Northeast Ohio and Greater Chicago areas.