Spotlight on Federal Hill Businesses | Cheese Galore and More published an interview for the business owner of Cheese Galore and More on Jan 22,2021.

Below is the full story of Sharon Johnson and her business Cheese Galore and More…

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“I always thought that people who owned restaurants were a bit crazy. But I always toyed with the idea of opening something myself.

I used to work for a handful of different corporations, and they all kept downsizing or dramatically changing their business models. Finally, during the recession, I said, “You know what, I’m tired of working for other people. I’m going to do something for myself.”

Historically, there has always been a cheese shop in Federal Hill. However, there was a big chunk of time in the early 2000’s where we had no cheese shops, so I felt there was a need. Plus, I love specialty food culture.”

“From there, it just kind of happened. I didn’t really sit here and plan it for years.

My goal was to make a specialty shop where you could come and taste the cheese before you bought it. I wanted my shop to be a much more personal experience than what you might experience at a supermarket.

People find all the differences between various cheeses fascinating – there’s a cheese for almost every day of the year. You’ve got a story to tell with so many of them, and that’s fun too.”

About Cheese Galore and More

Cheese Galore and More is a gourmet cheese shop with local and international artisan cheeses, homemade dips, fresh breads, grocery items, and more. They also offer an extensive beer and wine selection, light fare, and specialty cheese and wine pairings for dine-in and take-out.

Business Location

1125 S. Charles Street Baltimore, MD 21230 (410) 244-5515 Visit

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