Thursday, April 25, 2013
Food Network Chef Rob Bleifer to sample entwine wine, Friday and Saturday.
Food Network Chef Rob Bleifer's will visit Heinen's this Friday and Saturday, April 26 and 27 from 1-4 pm. He'll be sampling entwine wines (produced by Food Network and Wente Vineyards) paired with foods prepared in the Heinen's kitchen. One of Bleifer's roles at Food Network is to co-blend entwine, as well as travel the country in support of it, according to his Food Network bio. Food Network partnered with Wente Vineyards, America’s oldest continuously operated family-owned winery, to create entwine, according to the entwine website. Using a shared passion for food and wine as our guide, they created wines that are delicious on their own, yet also work with the flavors of food to make any meal more enjoyable. In developing these …
Friday, January 25, 2013
In the Lake Zurich/Barrington/Kildeer area, there are about a dozen grocery options.
The Lake Zurich area, particularly the Rte. 12 corridor, seems to be somewhat of a mecca for grocery stores. Between Lake Zurich and Kildeer, the area currently has five stand-alone grocers—Fresh Market, Jewel-Osco, Dominick’s Finer Foods, Aldi's, and Trader Joes. There are two more in Barrington, Jewel-Osco and Heinen's Fine Foods, bringing the total to seven. There are two more on the way—Whole Foods and Mariano’s Fresh Market—as well as talk of a third--Woodmans. That’s not even counting retailers that offer large grocery sections, like Walmart, Target and Costco. Lake Zurich also has Ania's Polish Deli which is much more than a deli, actually a specialty European market. That totals to about a dozen different places to buy groceries…
Thursday, August 23, 2012
The new grocery store opened on Aug. 22.
To say there was much anticipation for the grand opening of Heinen’s Fine Foods on Aug. 22 would be an understatement. Crowds packed the parking lot of The Shops at Flint Creek to see what all the excitement was about, and most of them did not walk away disappointed. The morning started off with a ribbon cutting ceremony at the store’s entrance. Village President Karen Darch said a few words about how glad the village is to have this new store in town before Tom and Jeff Heinen took over. They cut the ribbon in typical Heinen’s fashion: using a butcher block and a knife; a tradition started by their grandfather who was a butcher. After the ribbon cutting, dozens of people made their way through the store’s front doors to see what the …
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Heinen's Fine Foods opened to the public on Aug. 22.
It was a full house for Heinen's Fine Foods grand opening event on Aug. 22. The parking lot was so full at The Shops at Flint Creek that police assistance was required to direct traffic to the entrance on Route 59. Village of Barrington officials, Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce directors and Heinen's employees were on hand for the ribbon cutting ceremony before the store's opening. Village President Karen Darch said a few words before Tom and Jeff Heinen cut the ribbon. Barrington Patch will have a full re-cap of the store's opening. Enjoy the video of the ribbon cutting ceremony.
The new Barrington grocery store opens this morning in the Shops at Flint Creek.
Barrington area residents now have a new place to shop for groceries. Heinen's Fine Foods will open its doors to the public this morning at 10 a.m. The family-owned grocery store chose Barrington as its first store outside of Ohio in an announcement late last year. After months of building and planning, the store is finally ready for the public after much community anticipation. Peggy Blanchard, Barrington’s Director of Economic and Community Development, visited a Heinen's store in 2007 and thought it would do well in the Barrington community. Twin brothers and Heinen's Fine Foods owners Tom and Jeff Heinen thought Barrington would be a good fit. “We looked for quite a while for our first out of state venture,” Tom Heinen said. “We …