American Cheese Society Classifieds
Do you have a job opening? Equipment for sale?
ACS allows for classified ads to be posted for 30 days starting at $25 for ACS members or $35 for non-members. Your ad will be viewable to a targeted audience of ACS members, as well as other industry members and the general public who visit this website daily. For an additional $5, you can include your company logo or a photo of the equipment you’re selling. If you desire to have your ad placed longer than 90 days, please contact the ACS office at 720-328-7728.
12/16/14 – Head Cheesemaker
Nicasio Valley Cheese Co. is looking for a head cheesemaker to join our growing and award winning creamery. We are a Farmstead and organic cheese company based in Northern California.
Duties include all aspects of working in a cheese plant including cheesemaking, affinage and sanitation. This position will also include record keeping and many HACCP and food safety responsibilities. this person will be in charge of supervising a staff of 6 employees.
We are looking for someone with the following qualifications:
A College degree (especially one in food or dairy science) is preferred, but not required.
Other Job requirements:
3 – 5 years of cheesemaking experience
Experience with bloomy rind and washed rind cheeses is a plus.
Must be detail oriented with a good work ethic.
Need to be able to work a flexible schedule.
Good computer skills, including experience with excel software.
HACCP certification is helpful as well as hands on experience working with a HACCP plan.
Someone who is physically fit
Management experience is helpful
Please send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org
12/15/14 – Director of Cheese at Artisanal Cheese Production Company
The Director of Cheese will support the development of a new artisanal cheese making company. The ideal candidate will help launch and steer the company’s growth, coordinate and oversee discrete facets of its operations, and help ensure that the company reaches its full potential. The position will also act as the day-to-day point person and be one of the key public faces of the company.
The Director of Cheese will be supporting the formation of a company that is bringing a fresh approach to producing locally-sourced cheese. Our business model is at the forefront of the cheese industry because it allows dairy farmers of all sizes access to avenues of high-margin revenue they did not have before. The Director of Cheese will work with a team of experienced entrepreneurs and executives that have grown new and existing businesses for over two decades, including a multi-location enterprise recognized as one of the top 20 fastest growing companies by Inc. magazine. The company will be a highly-regarded small batch cheese-production house and the producer of award-winning and much appreciated cheeses.
- Passion about cheese, local food and agriculture
- A self-starter, self-motivator and self-manager
- A networker and relationship-builder
- Hunger to spearhead a new project and the willingness to forge a new business model
- A person who thrives in a start-up environment
- Excellence at wearing multiples hats and playing multiples roles
- Desire to be an industry expert and leader, as well as active in the cheese industry’s community
- Highly organized and able to adapt quickly
- A person with integrity, and a strong and genuine work ethic
To see complete job description, please click the link below.
Director of Cheese at Artisanal Cheese Production Company
The position will begin as half-time and will expand to part-time within six months. National and regional candidates will be considered. The salary is competitive and will include benefits. Please send a letter and resume to email@example.com
11/20/14 – Corporate Chef at Emmi Roth USA
The role of the Corporate Chef at Emmi Roth USA is to work with key foodservice account culinary/menu innovation executives on product and menu concept initiatives. The position combines food and menu research, hands-on cooking and product development with live customer cooking presentations and demonstrations. Emmi Roth USA’s Corporate Chef must be naturally passionate about food, culinary arts and the foodservice industry.
Essential Duties & Job Responsibilities
- Works primarily with assigned foodservice accounts across all menu categories.
- Acquires and demonstrates knowledge of customer operations, menus, initiatives, goals and objectives.
- Develops strong working relationships with customer contacts through rapport building, earning trust and being the customer’s “go to” culinary and cheese contact.
- Works on a variety of projects, including menu concept development, product development, customer work sessions, culinary cheese training and other company and customer related projects as needed.
- Becomes a subject matter expert relative to Emmi Roth USA’s product capabilities.
To see complete job description, please click the link below.
Corporate Chef at Emmi Roth USA
If you are interested in this position please visit http://us.emmi.com/en/ask-us/careers.html to complete an application.
Emmi Roth USA is an Equal Opportuity Employer
11/3/14 – Cheesemaker
5 Spoke Creamery, Goshen, New York
5 Spoke Creamery, producers of grass-fed, raw milk cheeses is looking for a Cheesemaker to join our highly regarded farmstead cheese operation in Goshen NY – just one hour North of New York City. Responsibilities include all aspects of cheese making: cheesemaking, affinage (in our below ground European style aging room), ordering supplies, managing product inventory, cleaning and sanitation, following and monitoring our HAACP plan and oversight of assistants.
The right candidate will have a passion for farmstead cheesemaking with at least three years of cheesemaking experience, good mechanical skills, be physically fit and able to keep all work areas clean and sanitary. In addition to making 5 Spoke Creamery’s cheeses, we encourage creativity and initiative and support endeavors to create new cheeses. A college degree (especially in food or dairy science) is preferred but not required.
We offer a competitive financial package that includes a brand new house, health insurance and other key incentives. Please send your resume and cover letter to Barbara@5spokecreamery.com.
10/28/14 – Artisan Cheese Business For Sale
My partner in our cheese business died in April and I have lost interest in cheese making. I have a mature farmstead cheese business in North Carolina. All equipment and an inventory of award winning cheese for sale. I is all packed up in Tractor Trailers and ready to deliver to your location or you may locate here near Raleigh where we have a loyal customer base. Call Sam Galphin if seriously interested 919-612-9092 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
10/27/14 – Artisan Cheese Production
Beecher’s Handmade Cheese in the Pike Place Market in Seattle is looking for cheese makers!
Love early mornings? Love hard work? We are increasing production and are looking for a full time, early morning cheese makers to work on the production floor and in the cold room.
Currently, we have both entry level cheese making positions (with possibility of advancement within one year) and a position for someone with 2+ years cheese making experience.
This is a full-time position that is seriously cool and seriously hard work!
Things that are musts:
• Ability to lift 65 lbs, repeatedly
• Strong work ethic
• Availability to work early mornings at 3am
• Strong understanding of food safety, cleaning and sanitation
• Food Handling Experience
• A love of all things cheese!
Follow the link to apply:
Beecher’s is a non-smoking company.
Beecher’s Handmade Cheese is part of the Sugar Mountain family along with Pasta & Co, Bennett’s, Liam’s, Maximus/Minimus, and the Pure Food Kids Foundation.
10/23/14 – Assistant Cheesemaker
Nicasio Valley Cheese Co. in Nicasio, CA
Nicasio Valley Cheese Co. is looking for an Assistant Cheesemaker/Food Safety coordinator to join our growing and award winning creamery. This is a full time position. Duties include all aspects of working in a cheese plant including cheesemaking, affinage, cleaning and sanitation duties. The position will also include record keeping and many HACCP and other food safety responsibilities.
- Education: A college degree (especially one in food or dairy science) is preferred, but not required.
- Must be detail oriented, with a good work ethic.
- Good computer skills, including experience with Excel software.
- HACCP certification is helpful as well as hands on experience working with a HACCP plan.
- Someone who is physically fit.
- At least one year of cheesemaking experience is preferred.
Please send resume and cover letter to email@example.com
10/17/14 – Territory Sales Manager – Cheese
Emmi Roth USA produces award-winning, specialty cheeses in Monroe, Wisconsin. As a subsidiary of Emmi Group, our history is rich with generations of cheesemakers and dairy families making high quality cheese. Emmi Roth’s home is in Green County, Wisconsin. This geographic location allows for access to high quality milk with a strong Swiss heritage in cheesemaking. Emmi’s artisanal cheeses are crafted with pride in Switzerland, Europe and the United States.
Emmi Roth’s Specialty team currently consists of fun, hardworking cheese lovers that highly regard this industry. We are seeking a like-minded Territory Manager based in the South West/ Rocky Mountain. An ideal candidate would be very passionate about cheese and specialty foods. This person should have a working knowledge of the local retailers, as well as the food industry. As this is a sales position, the ideal candidate should possess an outgoing personality, be self-motivated and have excellent communication skills. This job requires working from home and on the road.
Maintaining a call pattern with existing customers.
Excellent customer service is required for soliciting orders, maintaining market share and general sales support.
The ability to work independently is essential, yet, still being team player-minded.
Travel required is approximately 50% of the time to customers for new store openings, training key customers, coordinating store merchandising efforts, etc.
Cheese knowledge is critical to this position.
Maintaining professionalism, diplomacy and high quality customer service is essential. This includes excellence in oral and written skills, effective time management and working knowledge of computer based programs such as Microsoft Office and Excel.
This job requires the ability to identify new business opportunities with existing customers, new customers and new venues. This includes having the knowledge and ability to work with brokers.
Superior oral and written communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated ability to lead and support other staff members.
Excellent computer skills in a Microsoft Windows environment. Must include Excel and skills in database management and record keeping.
Evidence of the practice of a high level of confidentiality.
Excellent organizational skills.
Cheese & Food industry experience a plus
Education and Experience
Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
Active affiliation with appropriate Sales networks and organizations and ongoing community involvement preferred.
Possess ongoing affiliations with leaders in successful companies and organizations that practice effective Sales techniques.
Please view the listing at www.emmirothusa.com or on LinkedIn
10/15/14 – Regional Wholesale Sales Associates
Beecher’s Handmade Cheese is looking for two Wholesale Sales Associates to join our team! Beecher’s Handmade Cheese has been producing award winning, hand-crafted cheese since 2003 using only the purest ingredients and artisanal methods.
We are looking for full time, Wholesale Sales Associates who are passionate about pure, all natural food, a love of cheese and a drive to excel, to assist with sales of Beecher’s Cheese’s, Mishima Reserve Wagyu Beef and our lines of specialty foods Nationwide. One will be based in Seattle. One will be based in NYC.
Have at least two years sales experience with distributors, headquarter calls in specialty food, artisan cheese and/or meat.
Be self-motivated, highly organized and outgoing with a strong customer service background
Be dynamic with customers with excellent communication skills
A valid Driver’s license, reliable transportation and is available to travel out of state
Be passionate about food and selling quality products
The job will include:
Working with Wholesale Director of Sales to sell directly to retail accounts and distributors
Identifying and attending events sampling and promoting Beecher’s Handmade Cheese and products
Coordinating and conducting retail demos/tastings
This is a non-commission Sales position / Salary – DOE / Full benefits
Beecher’s Handmade Cheese is part of the Sugar Mountain family and is committed to pure, all-natural foods. In keeping with our commitment to pure food, Sugar Mountain companies contribute 1% of all sales to the Pure Food Kids Foundation, founded by Beecher’s in 2004.
Please submit cover letter and resume to: Alison@sugarmtn.net
10/15/14 – Cheese and Charcuterie Monger
Jeannine’s Gourmet Food Hall in Westlake Village, CA, seeks an experienced Cheese and Charcuterie Monger to join our culinary team. The Cheese and Charcuterie Monger will be responsible for overseeing and supervising the preparation, display, and serving of all cheeses and charcuterie items to guests, and will personally interact, educate and make recommendations to guests about such items. The ability to operate a Berkel Slicer is a plus. The successful candidate will maintain the organization, cleanliness and sanitation of work areas and equipment. We prefer two (2) years’ experience as a cheese and charcuterie expert at a cheese shop, delicatessen, grocery store or food hall/restaurant, a valid ServeSafe Certificate, and the ability to communicate appropriately in English with guests, customers, colleagues and management. This is a full-time position with benefits. Salary commensurate with experience. Jeannine’s is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
If you are interested in this position, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
10/1/14 – Request for Proposals: Consulting Services: Executive Director/Funding Development for Oregon Cheese Guild
The Oregon Cheese Guild, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) is soliciting responses to this request for proposals (RFP) from qualified firms or individuals to provide consulting services in the role of Executive Director to assist in the organization’s strategic planning and create success in securing additional revenues through various channels. The Guild’s intent for this RFP is to select a qualified individual and award a personal services contract.
Oregon Cheese Guild RFP
E-mail proposals to: ORCheeseguild@gmail.com with the subject line: “RFP Response: (your name)”
Initial review of proposals will take place October 25, 2014. The RFP will remain open until a contract is awarded.
9/22/14 – Assistant Cheesemaker for Lively Run Dairy
Lively Run Dairy is searching for a fulltime Assistant Cheesemaker to assist in making our award-winning artisanal cheeses. We would love to work with someone who is passionate about cheese and who understands the effort and time required for making high quality, handmade cheeses. This entry-level position offers ample opportunity for learning, growth and promotion for the right person.
-Assisting the Cheesemaker during cheese makes; Assisting with Affinage (caring for aging cheese); Packaging Product; Processing and Fulfilling Orders; Cleaning and Sanitation
-Managing Inventory of Supplies; Managing Inventory of Product;-Assisting with HACCP Management; Cheesemaking
Cheesemaking is a hands-on business, and we are looking for someone who has a strong mechanical aptitude and can work with his or her hands. Flexibility is a must, as hours are not always just 9:00am to 5:00pm, and sometimes weekends are required. We are looking for somebody who can multitask, and physical fitness is necessary, as we work on our feet and often need to lift and move heavy objects. Hygiene, cleanliness and an understanding of how to keep a food-processing environment clean and sanitary are essential. Promptness and initiative are expected at all times because we work under strict deadlines.
- A college degree (especially a degree in food or dairy science) is preferred but not required
-A background in Food Science, Food Service, or Agriculture is preferred but not required
Please email Katie Shaw at email@example.com with your resume and cover letter at your earliest convenience.
8/26/14 – Historic Cheese Factory For Sale
Former Cheese Factory w/ a rich history located on 7.853 acres in the heart of America’s Dairyland. Great high traffic location w/ frontage on Bus Hwy 151. Approximately 40,000 sq ft under roof with plenty of wide open spaces including over 17,000 sq ft of warehouse space w/ 2 loading docks and over 3500 sq ft of remodeled office space. Also includes a 50×62 scale building with a drive over scale. Property is being sold in “as is” condition. Buyer to be satisfied with condition of property prior to offer.
For more information, please contact:
Clayton Real Estate
8/19/14 – Cheese Monger in Paradise!
San Juan Island Cheese is looking for a Cheese Monger & General Manager
Join 3 alumnae of the Cheese School of San Francisco in Friday Harbor, on San Juan Island, just north of Seattle, WA. Our mission is to showcase artisan cheeses, beers and wines from the Pacific Northwest and beyond. We are a local cheese counter and wine bar with a light menu. We are looking for an individual to monger cheese, develop our cheese education program, and manage and grow our business in a resort community. Please send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
8/13/14 – Murray’s Cheese is Hiring!
Murray’s Cheese, New York’s cheese Mecca is seeking traveling Field Merchandisers to oversee the operation of our ever expanding number of shops across the country. Responsibilities range from training, shop audits, workshops, to day to day operational problem solving. We are expanding our team with the expectations that our Field Merchandisers will one day move to another location in the country, and operate in that region. We are looking for experienced Cheesemongers, Head Mongers or higher, who are able to leverage the knowledge, enthusiasm, and high level of customer service that Murray’s Cheese is known for. The Field Merchandisers will report to the Director of National Retail Operations and will be expected to travel two to three weeks out over every month.
Essential Job Functions
- Ensures each shop across the country maintains Murray’s high level of standards
- Trains national team members the proper way to cut, wrap, sample, demo, and merchandise products
- Trains national team members in Red Jacket Training
- Conducts successful Week 1/Cheese Master Training
- Executes specialty cheese shop conversions into Murray’s Cheese shops
- Maintains shop profile master list with each store visit
- Communicates weekly with DCSs and Cheese Masters Guides national team to drive sales through a positive attitude
- Represents Murray’s in offsite events and cheese classes throughout the country
- Has retail experience, preferably food retail
- Maintains positive attitude even when facing challenges
- Is passionate about food…especially CHEESE!
- Communicates effectively
- Is comfortable using Excel and Word
- Is willing to commit to 2-3 weeks of travel time a month
- Willing to relocate to specific regions of the country to fulfill the needs of the business
- Can represent the ideals, passion and professionalism Murray’s is known for while traveling
Please send your resume and cover letter to email@example.com telling us why this is the perfect job for you!
8/6/14 – Lead Cheesemonger & Retail Manager
Springside Cheese Corp. is looking for a Lead Cheesemonger & Retail Manager to drive consistency of the Springside mission and brand as it is expressed through people, products and environment; guaranteeing both an outstanding shopping experience for our customers as well as an outstanding employment experience for our retail workforce.
This position will be located at our primary production and retail facility in Northeastern Wisconsin (greater Green Bay, Wisconsin area).
- Drives the implementation of the company mission by developing action plans and directly instructing and motivating the store team to meet operational and organizational objectives.
- Ensures a positive customer experience, providing guests with a unique, enthusiastic and informational experience.
- Represents the company at events and food shows by serving cheese and beverages to support brand growth and public awareness.
- Solicits customer feedback to understand customer needs and the needs of the local community.
- Identifies, purchases, and maintains a product listing that fits unique local buying habits and seasonal variations.
- Manages and oversees 5-15 hourly associates providing leadership that will ensure excellent customer service and develop high morale.
- Displays a customer first attitude by training and holding associates accountable for delivering world class customer service.
- Plans and coordinates store merchandising and promotions in partnership with marketing staff.
- Monitors and manages store staffing levels to ensure associate development and talent acquisition to achieve and maintain store operational requirements.
- Develops and retains a strong team; ensuring that new hires are guided properly and completely through the “on-boarding” process and are transitioned into the Springside Cheese culture with consistent communication and coaching.
- Demonstrates a calm demeanor during periods of high volume or unusual events and manages smooth transitions thereafter to keep the store operating to standard and set a positive example for the store team.
- Constantly reviews store environment and key business indicators to identify problems, concerns, and opportunities for improvement.
- Manages with integrity, honesty and knowledge that promote the culture, values and mission of Springside Cheese.
Degree in business, hospitality, culinary arts, or equivalent experience
ACS Certified Cheese Professional strongly preferred
Extensive knowledge of and passion for cheese and wine
Ability to identify, hire and develop top talent
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to lead by example, strong leadership profile
Ability to work well with all levels to build teams and partnerships
Highly organized and able to adapt quickly to changing priorities
Ability to develop, plan and execute strategies to maximize opportunities
Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Point of Sale systems
Ability to work days, evenings, weekends and holidays
Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs
Ability to travel up to 50%
For additional career opportunities and to learn more about Springside Cheese, please visit us at
Individuals can send a resume with salary history and requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org
No phone calls, agencies, recruiters, or unsolicited services please.
3/19/14 – Want to Purchase an Artisan Cheese Business
Want to purchase an Artisan Cheese Business preferably in NY, CT, VT or MA. Will consider all possibilities. Currently employed as the VP, Director of Sales for an Artisanal Cheese company in VT. Please contact me, Julie Lamothe at 516-815-5900, email@example.com.