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Danny’s Fine Foods and Danny’s II roots run deep. The independent grocery business was established over 75 years ago by Danny Vuich Sr.’s father Mike Vuich Sr. It was then taken over by Danny Vuich Sr. and was known as Food Basket. Through his hard work and fortitude, relocation and expansion followed: Danny’s Fine Foods, located at 1002 West Elm Ave. and Danny’s II, located at 199 Cole Road. The Vuich stores have always been synonymous with high quality products and friendly, effective service.

Carrying on that tradition after Danny’s death in 1998, is his wife Lucille Vuich and her daughter and son, Karen Vuich Bellino and Danny Vuich Jr. Karen Vuich Bellino shares “We were raised in the family grocery business. It gets your blood and becomes contagious among family and employees. The history of every independent supermarket business is also a family chronicle.”

“I always thought dad was an inspiration” she said. “He wasn’t a doctor, dentist or lawyer, though he admired his friends who were. He was a hands-on guy who worked many hours facing shelves, cutting meat, unloading trucks and getting dirty. Danny Vuich Sr. loved every minute of it. You could see it in his eyes and especially in his smile.” Now in that position is Danny Vuich Jr.

Danny’s/Danny’s II is a dynasty in traditional hometown grocery stores. Karen, Danny Jr. and Lucille strive to carry on that tradition. The Vuich’s work hard at emphasizing quality goods and excellence in customer service. They offer the personal service you don’t see at the big chain supermarkets. Services like carry-out groceries, shopping for seniors with home delivery & old fashioned over-the-counter meat service. Their customers are friends who appreciate the one on one attention.

Offering gourmet and specialty foods, quality groceries with affordable prices, great service and convenient locations appeals to both loyal repeat customers and new customers alike. Danny’s/Danny’s II carries items that interest people who have discriminating tastes and are looking for hard to find items or a gourmet treat for a special occasion. We emphasize freshness, first rate goods, and reasonable prices. Besides fine meats, a deli and groceries, we can handle all your catering needs. We also offer gift baskets featuring our distinctive products.

Danny’s Fine Foods/Danny’s II employs 40 full and part-time staff members devoted to continuing the personalized customer service our customers rely on. Our staff is friendly, knowledgeable and happy to see their customers. We value our customers not only for their business, but for their friendship too.

We are here for you 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Sundays. Call us at 734-242-6090 for the Elm Street location and 734-241-5232 for our Cole Road store.