27 November 2020


Dear Client,

We take the health and safety of our clients and employees very seriously and after reviewing activities that draw clients inside our building, therefore increasing the risk of COVID-19 contamination, we decided to reduce these activities to the minimum for the winter season. Therefore, we wanted to inform you that we have made the difficult decision to shut down our restaurant until the month of May 2021. Our last day of operation will be December 6, as detailed in the calendar below. Please note that our Cheese store will remain open daily from 9am to 6pm.

November 29: Open

November 30 to December 2: Closed

December 3 to 6: Open

From December 7: Closed

We wanted to thank our loyal clients that have supported us throughout this pandemic; we will be back with new menu items for you in the spring!

Please stay safe and happy holidays to all!

Kind Regards,

The St-Albert Cheese team

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7 July 2020

Mandatory mask


Yesterday Medical Officers of Health from Eastern Ontario Health Unit announced a regional approach to the use of masks that requires individuals to wear a mask in certain enclosed public spaces. Wearing a mask is a supplement to other measures to limit the spread of COVID-19.

The new Directive is effective today.

The wearing of the mask will therefore be mandatory inside the St-Albert Cheese from today, July 7.

Thank you all for your collaboration.

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11 May 2020

Reopening of our restaurant from May 15

Good news! Our restaurant will be open from May 15 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Here are the steps to follow to order and our takeout menu:

Enjoy your meal! :)

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17 April 2020


Good news!

You can now buy our delicious cheeses directly from our online store.

Home delivery is offered with the purchase of a minimum of $ 30, and within a 30km radius of the Co-op.

You will find a wider selection of products in the coming weeks.

Stay Posted!

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23 March 2020

UPDATE COVID-19 – Temporary closure of the restaurant

Dear customers,

Given the constantly evolving situation and the labour shortage we’re starting to experience in our vital departments, we’ve had to take the hard decision today to cease operations of the St-Albert restaurant, for an undetermined period, as of Monday, March 23rd.

We’ve also had to adjust the Store hours; the new hours will be from Monday to Sunday from 11am to 6pm, until further notice.

Thanks for your understanding.

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17 March 2020


Please note that we have decided to make some changes to the services offered at the St-Albert Cheese Factory, as well as, to how you may pay for said goods and services.

Effective immediately we have decided to close the dining room as well as the second floor observation decks. You may call ahead and place apickup order using 613-987-2821.

We are doing this in order to facilitate social distancing. We make these difficult decisions with the health and safety of our beloved clients and staff in mind.

We are also asking our clients to pay for their goods and services using either Debit or Credit cards. Cash will no longer be accepted until further notice.

Again we are taking these measures in order to do our part in minimizing the spread of the Covid-19 virus in our region.

Store and restaurant hours remain the same, and we thank everyone for your collaboration.

St-Albert Cheese Co-op management team.

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26 August 2019

The St-Albert Cheese Co-operative, winner of the Small Co-operative of the Year Award!

The St-Albert Cheese Co-operative received the Small Co-operative of the Year Award presented by the association Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada, which celebrates the unique community impact of a co-operative. Celebrating its 125th anniversary this year, this co-op has stood out and prospered for more than a century in the highly competitive cheese market. The business contributes actively and financially to local municipal projects. Each year, the St-Albert Cheese Co-operative welcomes hundreds of thousands of visitors to its premises to promote its history and the co-operative model, making the enterprise a leading ambassador for the co-operative sector as well as an important economic driver for its rural Ontario community.

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31 January 2017

Celebrate the Poutine Week: Feb 1-7

From February 1st to 7th, poutine is the star at the St-Albert Coop! During Poutine Week, celebrate your love of this typically Canadian dish by taking advantage of our specials on poutines. Regular sizes are all only $5, no matter what flavour your choose. 

We also take advantage of this occasion to highlight a flavour specially created for Poutine Week, the Quack Quack poutine. It is being added to our traditional poutines, which are all just as delicious: classic, St-Albert, vegetarian, bacon, Italian, smoked meat and hot dog.

Poutine Week is a celebrated event in several restaurants in Canada and even abroad. Each participating Chef has to create a creative poutine that will be served specially for the event. Clients are invited to vote for their favourite poutine.

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