Essex Street Cheese
Founded in 2006 by Daphne Zepos in the bustling metropolis of New York City, Essex Street Cheese emerged as a purveyor of fine European cheeses. Its humble beginnings took root at Essex Street Market on the Lower East Side, where it proudly introduced its inaugural cheese, Comté from Fort St. Antoine. Maintaining a steadfast focus, the brand continues to import only a select few iconic cheeses from Europe, prizing quality over age. By establishing direct relationships with esteemed cheesemakers and agers, Essex Street Cheese carefully handpicks consistently flavorful wheels, ensuring a superior cheese experience. With minimal time spent in warehouses, these exceptional cheeses are shipped directly from the source to customers, guaranteeing freshness and preserving their authentic character. Through countless visits to the makers and agers, Essex Street Cheese acquires in-depth knowledge about each cheese, which is enthusiastically shared with customers. Embracing the belief that an informed cheese lover derives greater enjoyment, the brand endeavors to educate customers about cheese, from proper care and serving techniques to the captivating stories behind each wheel. Essex Street Cheese invites you to savor the richness of their cheeses, confident that a deeper understanding enhances the fullest appreciation of these remarkable culinary delights.