New International Gourmet Cheese Shop Opens in Skaneateles, NY 13152
The blue Danube Gourmet To Go cheese shop will open its doors to the public on Thursday, September 3rd at 5 PM. There will be an opening reception from 5 PM until 9 PM during which time a collection of cheeses will be sampled, as well, prepared salads, baked goods, hors d’oeuvres and additional recipes that feature the fine products for the shop. The owners, as well as trained staff, will be on hand to assist with questions concerning cheeses, pairings and recipes. There is no charge for attendance and sales are not expected although we will be able to accommodate sales, should if you find something you would like. We really just want to meet our customers!
LOCATION: The shop is located at 33 Jordan Street in Skaneateles New York across the street from Joe’s Pasta Garage. Parking is available directly across the street in the main village municipal lot, as well as many other very close locations.
HOURS: Regular hours of operations will be 10 AM to 7 PM, Monday through Sunday. Hours will be extended to 7 AM to 7 PM after a few weeks of being open and a press release will be sent confirming those new hours.
PRODUCTS: Products include fresh artisan cheeses from all over the world, prepared foods, sandwiches, salads, chutneys, tapenades, fresh baked breads, crisps, crackers, coffees (bagged whole bean, ground, as well as freshly brewed), espresso, latte’s, hand woven African Bolga baskets, sodas and waters. Great thought has gone into the product line, which also features organic and other locally produced items from merchants and farmers throughout CNY. blue Danube is an environmentally aware, eco-friendly establishment, using recycled post-consumer paper products and goods as available. Care has been taken in the selection of the local and international vendors to further ensure and encourage eco-friendly and Fair Trade practices.
OWNERS: The owners bring a multi cultural interest to the shop. Erica Derrick has spent much of her adult life enjoying great exposure to diverse and multi-cultural communities in major metropolitan centers such as St. Louis, New York and Anguilla, BWI. Lorand Ernyey, born in Hungary, has traveled extensively, settling here in Skaneateles in the early 70′s. His knowledge of international foods includes those of Eastern and Western Europe, the Caribbean and Asia. Together, they are pleased to offer foods and products that represent some of the cultures and countries they have greatly enjoyed and truly hope their customers will too!
FROM: Erica Derrick and Lorand Ernyey, Owners
CONTACT: Erica Derrick at (917)-270-8014 or firstname.lastname@example.org