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An Introduction to Wisconsin Cheese

Oct 14, 11:15 am - 12:30 pm



Photo courtesy of the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, Inc.

So you love cheese but you really don’t understand how it made? You know Wisconsin makes award winning cheese but you don’t know why? Come and learn the basics about cheesemaking in Wisconsin and how cheese is classified into eight families based on the degree of hardness. You will leave with a better understanding of the cheesemaking process and why Wisconsin wins more awards than any other state for its exceptional cheese.





Sara Hill is the Manager of Cheese Education and Training for the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board. A graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, Hyde Park, New York, Sara has worked in the specialty food and cheese industry for over 32 years. She has been involved in buying, selling and marketing cheese and has traveled to Europe extensively searching for wonderful cheeses to bring to the US. Her concentration in the last 15 years has been on American Artisan Cheese. She is the National Educator for Wisconsin, in charge of all cheese education materials. She is a former board member of the American Cheese Society and has been inducted into “The Guilde Internationale Des Fromagers.”

Key Information:

Class Location: Avalon Ballroom, 170 E Main Street, Reedsburg, WI 53959
This is talk and not a tasting.
Check-in begins 10 minutes before the start of the class.