Are you a fan of Ann Arbor‘s Zingerman’s Delicatessen? If so, you’ll be happy to know that the deli recently received a unanimous thumbs-up from the Ann Arbor Planning Commission for expansion. Soon, Ann Arbor will be able to enjoy Zingerman’s “world famous” brownies, mouth-watering sandwiches and widely-varied coffees in a much less crowded and more comfortable environment.
The deli and catering business opened in the Kerrytown neighborhood in the Old Fourth Ward Historic District, in 1982 with a staff of three. It has become one of Ann Arbor’s most successful small businesses EVER. Last year they sold over 300,000 sandwiches, and their staff has grown to 180. Their recognition in the national media and on the internet – as well as throughout the city – has made Zingerman’s an Ann Arbor landmark. The current campus, located at 422 Detroit Street in Ann Arbor, includes a next door cafe and an outdoor plaza.