Welcome! Located in the heart of Northern Door County at the top of the Sister Bay hill, Top Shelf Gourmet is an unexpected culinary surprise!
Proprietors John Seiberlich and Tonda Gagliardo invite you to browse through the store and take home items selected from the shop’s unusual variety of gourmet treats.
Grab a made-to-order sandwich with your choice of our finest gourmet ingredients and one of Doug’s great deli salads, then relax on our deck (in the warmer weather, of course), or take it home or to your vacation spot.
What else will you find at Top Shelf?
Specialty oils for cooking and sauces for grilling are all here waiting for you; bread dipping oils like chili pepper with garlic (awesome!), lemon pepper, or Italian extra virgin olive oil. Pair these with a vinegar of your choice including balsamic, champagne, tarragon, cherry, raspberry or sherry to create your own salad dressing. Also here are marinades and spices for fish, chicken, beef and pork from around the world to create restaurant quality meals at home.
We offer a large selection of DeCecco pastas, nuts, rice and grains like bulghur, Israeli couscous, quinoa, lentils, chia, and farro!
The Deli Case
Meats and sausages from Italian and German-style salami, organic pancetta, Prosciutto de Parma (the best), summer sausage, to a variety of pates, fresh and cut-to-order are located in our deli cases. We carry roughly 100 varieties of cheese ranging from 6 varieties of imported Brie to Wisconsin’s artisan award-winning finest, including specialties from Carr Valley, Marieke Gouda, Uplands Dairy (Pleasant Ridge Reserve), Hook’s, Roelli, and Door County’s own Door County Creamery.
Wine and Spirits
On our shelves is an awesome collection of wines here from hard-to-find varietals to local favorites, and just about everything in between, with about 300 wines on display. Think of a liquor you might need from 18 year single malt Scotch, top-shelf gin like Citadelle, to Limoncello and Reposado tequila – you will find it all, covering all price points, in our unbelievable collection. Our top-100 small-batch Bourbon and Rye selection will rival the big-city merchants! Need chilled Champagne for a special occasion? Grab a bottle from our cold beverage case, along with imported and domestic craft beer, and specialty sodas and beverages.
You can also pick up local and imported preserves like honey, maple syrup, butters, and spreads. We stock unusual varieties of crackers, flatbreads and crostinis. An assortment of dried fruits such as Medjool dates, mangoes, apricots, black mission figs, Calimyrna figs as well as cheese stuffed piquante peppers, Italian grilled artichokes, dried mushrooms, American sturgeon caviar, and a whole lot more is just waiting for you!
Want to cook or grill something special at home? There is a frozen case where you can pick up a cold-water lobster tail, duck breast and even scallops, shrimp, salmon, and ahi tuna. We also carry certified angus beef cuts from Linz Meats such as the NY strip, filet, ribeye, and frenched veal chop.
Make your next visit to Door County a culinary treat by stopping at Top Shelf!
We’ll ship any fresh or packaged food item anywhere in the United States – shipping rates vary with distance and priority. Call us today at (920) 854-5040 with your request!