ACS CCP™ Authorized Corporate Trainer: Gourmet Foods International

 

Contact Information: http://www.gfifoods.com

To learn more, contact Michael Landis | 813.361.3875   Gourmet Foods International offers numerous two-and-a-half day prep classes and CCP Exam Prep classes prior to the exams.

 

American Cheese Society Certified Cheese Professional™ Exam Preparation Sessions 2016 & 2017

 

Presented by Michael Landis the Institut du Fromage, a ACS Authorized Trainer. If you are preparing to take the ACS Certified Cheese Professional™ Exam, this a great opportunity to get a head start or an excellent review of the ACS Body of Knowledge.

 

We have our exclusive 2 ½-day prep classes scheduled throughout the year, along with our Webinars to re-enforce some of the more technical portions of the revised study guide. With several choices for the locations available, these are conveniently scheduled all the way to the week before the exam. Whether you want to review information for the exam, join this as a study group, or systematically cover the material, each of these sessions lends themselves well for each form of study. Each course is limited to 15 participants that have been accepted for the 2016 CCP™ Exam in Des Moines, Iowa or the 2017 CCP™ Exam in Denver, CO.

 

Gourmet Foods International is offering the following to help prepare candidates for the Exam.

Included with the IDF Course 800:

  • Scheduled webinars with cheesemakers covering each of the Domains in the American Cheese Society Body of Knowledge, which is the outline used for the IDF Course 800 Workbook.
  • IDF Course 800 Manual – 464 Pages (ACS Body of Knowledge Workbook)
  • IDF Course 800 Manual 750 Flash Cards and Sample Quiz with answers
  • 2 ½ day Prep Class
  • Research Material on all topics – 3,211 pages
  • Access to the IDF Student Portal

 

IDF COURSE 800 – CCP EXAM PREP CLASSES – SCHEDULES

Additional information and registration (no cost) is on our Institut du Fromage website:

www.institutdufromage.com/ccpe

 

The Classes are scheduled Tuesday, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm, Wednesday, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm & Thursday, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm for each session.

 

MAY 10, 2016 – IDF COURSE 800 – Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Class & Hotel Location: Courtyard 400 Gulf Stream Way Dania Beach, FL 33004 954 342-8333

Tuesday, May 10th, Wednesday, May 11th & Thursday, May 12th

 

JUNE 14 2016 – IDF COURSE 800 – Houston, TX

Class & Hotel Location: Homewood Suites by Hilton Houston – Woodlands

29813 I-45 North, The Woodlands, Texas, 77381 281-681-9199

Tuesday, June 14th, Wednesday, June 15th & Thursday, June 16th

 

JULY 26 2016 – ACS CCP 1 – DAY EXAM PREP WORKSHOP – DES MOINES, IOWA

IDF Course 800 Single Day Prep in Des Moines, Iowa before the exam (Mini Sessions with Cheesemakers)

Class & Hotel: Marriott Des Moines 700 Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50309 (515) 245-5500

Tuesday, July 26th 2016 – 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

 

WEDNESDAY, JULY 27TH – ACS CCP EXAM – DES MOINES, IOWA

 

OCTOBER 11 2016 – IDF COURSE 800 – Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Class & Hotel Location: Courtyard 400 Gulf Stream Way Dania Beach, FL 33004 954 342-8333

Tuesday, October 11th, Wednesday, October 12th & Thursday, October 13th

 

NOVEMBER 8 2015 – IDF COURSE 800 – Atlanta, Georgia

Class Location: GFI 275 Conference Room 275 SW Spring St Atlanta GA 30303

Hotel: The Glen 110 Marietta St NW Atlanta, GA 30303 404-521-2250

Tuesday, November 8rd, Wednesday, November 9th & Thursday, November 10th

 

DECEMBER 6 2016 – IDF COURSE 800 – Tampa, Florida

Class Location: Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites 3025 N Rocky Point Dr E Tampa, FL 33607 813-287-8585

Hotel: Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites 3025 N Rocky Point Dr E Tampa, FL 33607 813-287-8585

Tuesday, December 6th, Wednesday, December 7th & Thursday, December 8th

 

JANUARY 31ST 2017 – IDF COURSE 800 – Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Class & Hotel Location: Courtyard 400 Gulf Stream Way Dania Beach, FL 33004 954 342-8333

Tuesday, January 31st, Wednesday, February 1st & Thursday, February 2nd

 

FEBRUARY, 28TH 2017 – IDF COURSE 800 – Atlanta, Georgia

Class Location: GFI 275 Conference Room 275 SW Spring St Atlanta GA 30303

Hotel: The Glen 110 Marietta St NW Atlanta, GA 30303 404-521-2250

Tuesday, February 28th, Wednesday, March 1st & Thursday, March 2nd

 

APRIL, 4TH 2017 – IDF COURSE 800 – Houston, Texas

Class & Hotel Location: Homewood Suites by Hilton Houston – Woodlands

29813 I-45 North, The Woodlands, Texas, 77381 281-681-9199

Tuesday, April 4th, Wednesday, April 5th & Thursday, April 6th

 

MAY 2ND 2017 – IDF COURSE 800 – Denver, Colorado

Class Location: GFI Warehouse 11001 East 53rd Avenue Denver CO 80239 720 274-2888

Hotel: Embassy Suites – Denver Aurora 4444 Havana St Denver, CO 80239 303 375-0400

Tuesday, May 2nd, Wednesday, May 3rd & Thursday, May 4th

 

JUNE 6TH 2017 – IDF COURSE 800 – West Caldwell, NJ

Class Location: GFI Conference Room 38 Fairfield Place West Caldwell, NJ 07006

Hotel: Hampton Inn & Suites Fairfield 118 US Highway 46 East, Fairfield, New Jersey, 07004 973-575-5777

Tuesday, June 6th, Wednesday, June 7th & Thursday, June 8th

 

JULY 25 2016 – ACS CCP 1 – DAY EXAM PREP WORKSHOP – Denver, Colorado

IDF Course 800 Single Day Prep in Denver, Colorado before the exam (Mini Sessions with Cheesemakers)

Class & Hotel: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel 303-571-0300 1405 Curtis Street, Denver, Colorado, 80202

Tuesday, July 25th 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

 

WEDNESDAY, JULY 26TH – ACS CCP EXAM – DENVER, COLORADO

 

EXAMPLE OF THE AGENDA & MATERIAL COVERED FOR THE ACS CCP EXAM PREP COURSE:

TUESDAY – 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

9:00 am – 10:00 am – Introduction to the ACS CCP Exam

10:00 am – 11:00 am – 801 Raw Materials for Cheesemaking

12:00 pm – 12:30 pm – LUNCH

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm – 801 Raw Materials for Cheesemaking

1:30 pm – 3:30 pm – 802 Cheesemaking

3:30 – 4:00 pm – 803 Cheese Ripening

 

WEDNESDAY – 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

9:00 am – 10:00 am – 803 Cheese Ripening

10:00 am – 11:00 am – 804 Cheese Storage and Transportation

12:00 pm – 12:30 pm – LUNCH

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm – 805 Moving cheese out the door (Marketing and Merchandising)

1:30 pm – 3:30 pm – 806 Cheese Types and Categories

3:30 – 4:00 pm – 807 Cheese Assessment and Evaluation

 

THURSDAY – 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM

9:00 am – 10:00 am – 808 Cheese Service

10:00 am – 11:00 am – 809 Regulations & Regulators (Governance)

12:00 pm – 12:30 pm – LUNCH

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm – 810 PDO Cheeses

1:30 pm – 2:00 pm – Wrap up, Flash Cards & Sample Exam

 

To learn more about Gourmet Foods International’s offerings, contact Michael Landis via the email address and phone number listed above.