Sunday Seminars

September 15, 2019



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Hands-On Cheesemaking: Fresh Cheeses

Khadijah Massoud, The Cheese School of San Francisco - $120

Join Khadijah Massoud for a hands-on cheesemaking class that pays tribute to some of the most beloved fresh cheeses made by our California Artisan Cheese Guild cheesemakers.  Using some of the actual ingredients from our professional cheesemakers, try your hand at making cheese inspired by Cypress Grove’s award-winning Purple Haze, Laura Chenel’s delectable marinated goat cheese, and other fresh cheese favorites.


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Cheese & SF Chocolate

Vanessa Chang, ACS CCP - $75

In honor of SF Cheese Fest, we’re celebrating two of life’s greatest pleasures!  Join Vanessa Chang, cheesemonger extraordinaire and chocolate aficionado, for a decadent class marrying the best of California’s cheese and San Francisco’s chocolate.  Sweet, salty, and so much more, cheese and chocolate make fantastic pairing partners.  Vanessa will guide your through delectable pairings, discussing how various milk types and styles of cheese interact with different blends of chocolate to make the best dessert plate we can imagine.


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Happier Hour

Liz Rubin, Bi-Rite Market - $75

Raise a glass to cheese!  Join Liz Rubin for this class celebrating some of California’s best cheeses and the local libations that love them.  From vermouth to wine to beer, Liz will take you on an exploratory journey of the dynamic beverages crafted within the city’s limits and just beyond.   Learn fundamental cheese and beverage pairing principles to elevate your happy hour to the next level.