Not only are we passionate about cheese, but we’re also passionate about sharing our knowledge and educating others about cheese. We are pleased to offer several different classes in our educational series.
Classes fill quickly, and spots will be reserved on a first come, first serve basis.
Students will receive a 10% off coupon to be used the day of, or valid for up to one week after (single-use only.
Cheese 101 NOW ENROLLING!
Our most popular class! Come and join us for a guided taste tour through the seven basic styles of cheese. This is your first step in the “everything you need to know about cheese” journey. Learn the basics of tasting and how to build your own cheese plate, as well as any answers to those frequently asked cheese questions. $50.00
Spanish Cheese & Culture NOW ENROLLING!
Cheese holds a special place in Spanish cuisine, from tapas to desserts and even has a national festival devoted to it. In this session, discover and taste a variety of Spanish cheeses and learn how they have been shaped by history and culture. $40.00
Whether you’re an Epoisses expert or a Roquefort rookie, this class is the place to be. We’ll lead you through a guided tasting of French fromage, while learning all about cheese and it’s relation to French culture. $40.00
Italian Cheese & Culture
While we’d love to take you on a tour of Italy, a tour of Italian cheese is the next best thing we can think of. You’ll discover and taste a selection marvelous formaggio, while learning all about cheese’s influence on Italian culture. An exciting and delicious evening not to be missed! $40.00
Are you ready to move beyond cheddar? Maxed out Manchego? Want a fresh new goat cheese? Well, here is your opportunity! In Cheese 201, we’ll dig deeper into the science of the 7 styles of cheese. We’ll lead you in a guided tasting which will focus on varieties of rennet, effects of starter cultures, the aging and ripening process and more. $50.00
Dutch Cheese & Culture
Dutch Cheese: It’s NOT all Gouda. In this class, we’ll discover and taste new styles of Dutch cheese and learn more about the role that cheese plays in Dutch culture. Cheesemaking in the Netherlands can be traced back to 400 AD – that’s over 1,500 years of cheesemaking! Join us to learn more. $40.00
Cheese, Wine & Chocolate
Who doesn’t love cheese, chocolate AND wine?! We have handpicked a selection of cheeses to pair with our gourmet chocolates and wines. During this class, we’ll experiment together with the process of pairing while we play with flavor and texture combinations. $50.00
Irish Cheese & Beer
Kick up your St. Patricks Day celebration with Irish cheese and beer! Join us for a guided tasting of four Irish farmhouse cheeses paired with Irish beers. Erin go Bragh! $35.00
We will embark on an around-the-world tasting of all blues rich and robust, each paired with a different companion, as well as wine. Learn all about the mystery behind the making of blue cheese. If you think you don’t like veined cheese, we may change your mind with this evening of perfect pairings. $40.00
Cheese & Beer 101
Wine and cheese get all the headlines, but we think beer is better. Join us for a pairing session that’s sure to open your eyes to a new world of flavor. A growing appreciation and consumption of both craft beer and fine cheese in America makes this class a no-brainer. We will be pairing four of Flying Dog’s brews with artisanal cheeses for a unique, out-of-this-world flavor experience. $35.00
Meet the Cheesemaker
Come meet the cheesemaker! We will be featuring popular cheesemakers from around the country, so don’t miss out on your opportunity for an educational, fun talk and tasting. FREE!
For individual classes: If you are unable to attend a class, please let us know at least 48 hours before the class is scheduled to take place and you will receive a credit redeemable for a future class. If we are not notified within 48 hours of the class, no credit will be issued.