The Story of Our Deli
Opened in March of 1982 by Paul Saginaw and Ari Weinzweig in a historic building near the Ann Arbor Farmers’ Market. Serving up thousands of made to order deli sandwiches with ingredients like premium Black Angus corned beef and pastrami, free-range chicken and turkey, housemade chopped liver, and chicken salad. Zingerman’s Deli also stocks an exceptional array of farmhouse cheeses, unique olive oils, varietal bottles of vinegar, smoked fish, artisan salami and ham, locally roasted coffee, exquisite teas and a vast selection of chocolate. Today, Zingerman’s Delicatessen is an Ann Arbor institution, the source of great food and great experiences for thousands of visitors every year. Read more.
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Zingerman’s Community of Businesses
The Zingerman’s Experience is now made and delivered by nearly seven hundred people—partners, managers and staff in eleven different businesses in addition to the Deli. Visit our partner business, review our timeline or contact our Community Giving program about a donation.
Our History with Food Gatherers
Food Gatherers is a food bank and food rescue program serving Washtenaw County with a mission to alleviate hunger and eliminate its causes in our community. Established in 1988 as Michigan’s first food rescue program and the sixth in the United States, Food Gatherers was the first food rescue program to be founded by a for-profit business, Zingerman’s Delicatessen (us!).
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