Our Story

In 1983, our family turned their passion for its love of good food, family and good friends into a small gourmet market on Garfield Road. We called it Vince & Joe’s, and it was our dream to provide the highest quality produce, freshly baked goods, prime meats, fresh seafood and more to a community that embraced all we had to offer. Today, Vince & Joe’s Gourmet Market has two locations, our 50,000 sq. ft. flagship store in Shelby Township and our original market in Clinton Township.

We are proud to hold HOUR magazine’s Best of Detroit award for BEST Gourmet Market, Eastside, for the past consecutive seven years. It’s an honor to be recognized by our customers and a testament to the hard work and continued commitment to exceptional selection, premium quality and customer service shared by our families and our many outstanding employees, as well as our excellent network of vendors and suppliers. It’s a tremendous source of pride and the foundation of the successful business which we are able to pass to the second generation, today.

This past year, we established a scholarship for students of the Macomb Culinary Arts Institute at Macomb Community College. The Vince & Joe’s Gourmet Market Scholarship will provide two, $1,000 scholarships annually to two qualified students, helping them fulfill their dreams and passion for cooking. In addition, we are proud Silver sponsors of the Macomb Center for the Performing Arts and Lorenzo Cultural Center as well as various community and school programs throughout the year. We continue our long-time partnership in support of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, ALSAC, with numerous events which benefit this wonderful mission and facility for families most in need. These programs represent our heartfelt gratitude to our community.

We delight in hearing from you as you shop our market aisles. We strive each and every day to make Vince & Joe’s your gourmet market destination as you prepare meals and serve family and friends at your own table!

Most Sincerely,

The Vitale Family
Maria, Joe, Domenica, and Vince

Our Family

Vince & Joe’s Gourmet Market is a family-owned business started in November of 1983 by Vince, Domenica, Joe and Maria Vitale. Their dream started small, as most dreams do: To provide for their growing families, to build a business they could be proud of and to offer a valuable service to the people in the community.

They didn’t do it alone. Over the years, the Vitale’s have been blessed with the help and support of many loyal employees, as well as valuable vendors and suppliers who share the passion for quality and superior customer service.

With the opening of their second market in Shelby Township in October of 2006 – which represents years of sacrifice, hard work and commitment – their legacy of high quality, value and exceptional service will live beyond their children and grandchildren.