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Single largest and
finest source for America's artisan cheeses

 

 

About Us

Located in Chicago, The Great American Cheese Collection represents more than 45 family and co-op producers, and is the single largest source for America’s artisan cheeses. 

It’s our mission to bring together excellent quality, delicious tasting, small production cheeses from around the USA.  Through this single source, our aim is to make these products more available to chefs in restaurants and food service, and to the public via small retail stores and farmers markets.

 Chef Giles, who founded Great American Cheese over 25 yrs ago, with some of the sales staff

Chef Giles, who founded Great American Cheese over 25 yrs ago, with some of the sales staff

OUR TEAM & LOCATION

We have brought together the best team possible, not only offering a wide variety of artisan cheese, but also expertise and guidance. We're conveniently located in Back of the Yards, Chicago IL.

 Evergreen Lane Creamery in Ganges, MI

Evergreen Lane Creamery in Ganges, MI


our farm network

We source our cheeses from farms and small production facilities across
the United Stated, prioritizing the
best processes and taste artisan cheese has to offer.

 Foggy Morning, a young rindless cheese from  Nicasio Valley Cheese Company  

Foggy Morning, a young rindless cheese from Nicasio Valley Cheese Company 

Where to find our cheeses

We supply our cheeses to chefs at restaurants, breweries and wineries in Chicago and across the Great Lakes Region.  We also sell cheese at small retail stores and farmers markets. Contact us for more details.

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Our Cheese Collection

Contact us to learn more about the variety of cheeses we offer and to place an order!

Cheese Flights

We also offer pre-packaged cheese flights for wholesale distribution and retail, customized with your logo and contact information. Contact us for more details.

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Professional Services

We not only provide artisan cheeses to restaurants, small retail locations and farmers markets, but also offer educational services, cheese tastings and specialty cheese tools.

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CHEESE TASTINGS

 

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CHEESE EDUCATION

 

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CHEESE TOOLS

 

News & Events

You can also follow The Great American Cheese Collection on Instagram and Facebook to hear about new cheeses and our featured cheese of the month!

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Contact Us

If you'd like to offer our cheese at your restaurant and/ or want to learn more about our services, contact us below or feel free to call directly at 773.779.5055.

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