Making Cheese

Since 1935

Heini's Cheese Chalet

Home of Bunker Hill Cheese Co.,Inc.

Supporting Local Farms

About Us


Established in 1935, Bunker Hill Cheese, or Heini's, is a third-generation, family owned company. John (Hans) Dauwaulder trained as a master cheese-maker in Switzerland and came to the States in the 1920's to display his Artisan talents in a growing cheese market. Through the years the Dauwalder family has partnered with local farmers to produce their cheese and that commitment remains strong. Today up to twelve tons of cheese can be made in a day: we make over 25 varieties of cheese averaging 50,000 pounds of cheese a week and offer free samples of over 50 varieties of cheese, Meat, Jams, and Fudge daily.

Heini's Cheese Fudge


Heini’s Cheese Chalet has been producing our signature Cheese Fudge for over 40 years. We make over ten flavors with additional seasonal varieties like Pumpkin Pie and Peppermint. Customers enjoy some unique flavors such as Root Beer Float and Rainbow Sherbet. The most popular flavors are Chocolate Peanut Butter, Chocolate Mint, Chocolate Nut, and Peanut Butter.

Free Samples


Heini's Cheese Chalet is where the cheese is made! home of Bunker Hill Cheese Co., Inc. All Natural, artisan cheese produced with fresh milk from local farms milk. Foodies will love the unique experience of our copper kettle room with sampling and demos of Jams, Jellies, Smoked Meats, Sauces, and our famous Heini's Cheese Fudge.

Welcome to Holmes County, Ohio


Tourist Destination

Looking for a great place to get away, relax and get back to a simpler time?

Holmes County has lush rolling hills with widespread views of farmland and animals dotting the countryside. Spring and summertime brings planting and work horses plowing the field; during harvest you can see shocks of wheat and corn and gorgeous fall colors while winter dresses in blankets of snow. Heini's Cheese Chalet is in the heart of Amish country but minutes away is great shopping, lodging, theaters and more!