Famous Cheese Shop Opens in Peoria

Published 07/17 2014 06:17PM

Updated 07/17 2014 06:19PM

If you’re a cheese lover, you now have the opportunity to try different types of cheese and you don’t even have to leave Peoria to get your hands on some.

Murray’s Cheese is a New York City cheese shop that opened in 1940.

It’s now made its way to central Illinois, opening its newest shop in Kroger on Lindbergh Avenue.

It carries different cheese from all lover the world and has hired eight new employees to help you make your selection.

 "Some of the cheeses we have are from all around the world.  We have Spanish cheeses, French cheeses, we have a little bit from everywhere and you can try it.  We can sample, taste whatever you like from the shop.  If you are unfamiliar with it, we're more than willing to help you try it out," said Aaron Bronson, Division Cheese Specialist for Kroger.

This is the only Murray’s Cheese Shop in Illinois.

Murray’s is the oldest cheese shop in New York City.

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