UPDATE: Important Murray’s Cheese Business Changes

To our dear guests & neighbors,

We are happy to announce that we are re-opening our Grand Central Market Store on Monday, 5/4! Our store will open with contactless shopping, pick-up, and delivery, which allows our teams to operate at socially safe distances within our retail space while providing food and Murray’s favorites to our customers & communities.

Murray’s Grand Central Store will offer contactless shopping Mon-Fri 8am-6pm and Saturday and Sunday 11am-5pm.  To place an order in advance for pick-up, contact a Murray’s monger Mon-Fri 9am-6pm by email pickup@murrayscheese.com or phone: 646-553-3494 .

To place an order for delivery, please visit Murray’s Cheese on Mercato.

Of course, you can still access your favorite Murray’s foods for delivery nationwide–order Murray’s online at www.murrayscheese.com. And don’t forget to stay in touch with us via social media for updates on all Murray’s businesses & offerings!

Sincerely,

The Murray’s Cheese Team

An Original Story: Cavemaster 80:10:10

If you haven’t met this iconic cheese yet, now’s your chance. 80:10:10, named for the mixed milk ration of cow, goat, and sheep’s milk cheese that comprises this buttery beauty, is more than just your run-of-the-mill washed rind creation. Aside from receiving honors at the 2019 ACS Awards, this fan favorite possesses a rare nomenclature: Cavemaster Original. While our Caves cheeses are rounded up into a number of specific categories–Cavemaster Reserve, Cavemaster Labs, and Cave Aged, to name a few–80:10:10 has a different designation: Cavemaster Original, a newer category that’s defined by a cheese’s journey from milk recipe to affinage.

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Refresh on Classic Cocktails

When it comes to cheese pairings, cocktails are one thing we’ve always got on our minds. No matter the season, there’s a beverage recipe to suit the flavors you’re looking for, and we’re breaking down some of our own creative versions of classic cocktails in the hope that you’ll be inspired to stock up your bar cart (and your cheese selection) and mix up your own flavor combinations.

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Spotlight on Meadow Creek Dairy

(source: Meadow Creek Dairy)

When it comes to award-winning artisanal cheese made with local milk, Meadow Creek is one of the country’s experts. Nestled in the mountains of southwest Virginia, this family-run farm and dairy is familiar with the hands-on, sustainable operation of turning the milk from their own farm into renowned cheeses like Grayson and Mountaineer. We sat down with Kat Feete, one of the owners and General Manager of Meadow Creek, to take a look at how the current circumstances have affected the farm’s operations and how they’ve risen to the challenges of producing cheese during unprecedented times.

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A Conversation With Capriole

As we celebrate American cheese makers across the country, we’re putting a spotlight on Capriole, a goat cheese powerhouse that’s been producing award-winning cheeses under the leadership of famed cheese maker and Capriole founder Judy Schad since the 1980s. Murray’s Chief Strategy Officer Elizabeth Chubbuck sat down with Judy to talk classic American artisanal cheeses, the challenges being overcome by Capriole, and the future of cheesemaking during the current climate.

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