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Mission & History

Sunset Foods is a neighborhood supermarket dedicated to providing the finest customer service found anywhere.

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Community Rooms

Supporting local organizations is an integral part of Sunset's overall business philosophy. We are pleased to make our community rooms available free-of-charge.

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Produce Partners

Our partners provide fresh, earth-friendly, good to eat, and good for you fruits, salads, and other vegetables.

Meet Our Partners

Sunset Loves Local

Here at Sunset, we are proud to say that we have been supporting local growers, farmers, and producers for years. Buying local is better for the Midwest, better for the environment, and better for you.

Meet Our Growers

Mission Statement
Sunset Foods is a neighborhood supermarket dedicated to providing the finest customer service found anywhere. We are small enough to get to know our customers, but we are also large enough to offer the most outstanding selection at competitive prices. We are committed to finding and training friendly, conscientious, and knowledgeable staff who help us provide the freshest, highest quality products in clean, fun-to-shop stores.
Sunset foods is a family-owned grocery store founded in 1937.  Sunset offers a wide selection of organic, gourmet, specialty and fresh food items and its committed to outstanding customer service and community involvement.  Today, Sunset has five locations with stores in Highland Park, Lake Forest, Libertyville, Long Grove, and Northbrook that employ approximately 900 employees.  The Managing Directors of the company are Mr. John E. Cortesi, Mr. Richard Cortesi and Mr. Ron Cizzon. Click here to read the full history.
Community Service
The owners place a premium on giving back to the communities we serve. Supporting local organizations is an integral part of the company's overall business philosophy. Sunset supports nearly 300 local organizations each year by participating in fund raising activities, sponsoring a variety of events and making monetary donations.
Customer Service
The number one reason our customers shop with us is "the service." And, our reputation is well earned. In addition to helpful store employees who emulate our "People are Friendlier Around Sunset" brand, we reach out to our customers by loading their groceries, publishing a quarterly magazine for them, providing complimentary cooking and nutrition classes and offering to special order products that are not on the shelf.
Sunset carries a wide variety of foods including many ethnic brands and specialty health and organic foods. Our Meat and Fish departments offer the finest cuts and our Produce department carries the freshest assortment of seasonal fruits and vegetables. A popular stop for busy moms and professionals, our Deli is chock-full of pre-cooked meals, exotic salads and other tasty dishes.