September 14, 2019 - 6-9pm
Social Hall SF - 1270 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA 94107
Join us for the 5th Annual SF Cheese Fest to celebrate the delicious local bounty of California cheesemakers throughout the state. Mingle with 20+ cheesemakers from around the state, sample dozens of cheeses, cured meats, jams, pickles, bites and more. Wash it all down with local wine, beer, and cider, while swaying to live music from SF's renowned gypsy-jazz quartet Gaucho. All proceeds benefit the California Artisan Cheese Guild.
september 15, 2019
The Cheese School of San Francisco - 900 North Point Street, San Francisco CA 94109
Hands-On Cheesemaking: Fresh Cheeses - 9am-12pm
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 more!
Cheese & SF Chocolate - 3-5pm
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.
Happier Hour - 7-9pm
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.