Find a Cheese Educator

This database of cheese educators is designed as a resource for those seeking to expand their cheese knowledge and cheese education. ACS authorizes certain providers as ACS CCP® Authorized Educators based on the providers’ representation that course content aligns with the ACS Body of Knowledge and Certified Cheese Professional® Exam domains. ACS does not endorse content taught by educators who are not authorized by ACS. If you would like to have your business listed here, or if you would like changes made to your record, please contact [email protected]

ACS CCP® Authorized Educators:

Educator NameACS MemberCityStateCountryWebsiteEmailPhoneEducator TypeAdditional Details
92nd Street YNoNew YorkNYUnited Stateshttp://www.92y.org/Uptown/Classes/Adults/Food-Wine/Tastings-Workshops.aspx212-415-5500Education CenterVaried culinary program featuring one-session classes, including cheese related classes.
Academie MonsYesBrooklineMAUnited Stateshttp://www.academie-mons.com[email protected]617-505-6235Cheese EducatorCheese Educator, Cheese Writer
Alpine Lakes CheeseNoLeavenworthWAUnited Stateshttp://www.alpinelakescheese.com509-548-5786CheesemakerClasses are every Saturday through milking season.
American Dairy Science AssociationNoChampaignILUnited Stateshttp://www.adsa.org[email protected]217-356-5146Trade AssociationEducation sessions held at annual and regional meetings
Max McCalmanYesNew YorkNYUnited Stateshttp://www.max-mccalman.com[email protected]Cheese Educator One-day and longer term programs for caseophiles and professionals
Bar BambinoNoSan FranciscoCAUnited Stateshttp://www.barbambino.com[email protected]415-701-8466RestaurantOccasional structured tasting sessions, typically focusing on cheese & wine pairing
Beecher's Handmade CheeseYesSeattleWAUnited Stateshttp://www.beechershandmadecheese.com[email protected]206-956-1964CheesemakerCheese 101
Blue Rose Grade A Goat DairyNoWinlockWAUnited Stateshttp://www.bluerosedairy.com[email protected]360-785-0321Cheese Educator
Bobolink DairyNoVernonNJUnited Stateshttp://www.cowsoutside.com[email protected]973-764-4888CheesemakerFarm tours & cheesemaking classes.
Boston University Culinary Arts ProgramNoBostonMAUnited Stateshttp://www.bu.edu/foodandwine/seminars/index.html[email protected]617-353-9852College/UniversityOffers certificate programs and seminars on a range of culinary topics, including some on cheese
C'est le CheeseNoSacramentoCAUnited Stateshttp://www.cestlecheese.com[email protected]916-761-7674

Cheese Education FacilityOffers single sesssion classes on a variety of cheese topics
Carr Valley Cooking SchoolNoLa ValleWIUnited Stateshttp://www.carrvalleycheese.com/cooking-classes800-462-7258Culinary Education CenterCheese cooking classes
CasellulaYesNew YorkNYUnited Stateshttp://www.casalulla.com[email protected]212-247-8137RestaurantCheese restaurant with occasional cheese classes,
Cellars at Jasper HillYesGreensboroVTUnited Stateshttp://www.cellarsatjasperhill.com[email protected]802-533-2566CheesemakerOffers affinage and technical consulting and training services to artisan cheesemakers
Central Market Cooking SchoolNoAustinTXUnited Stateshttp://www.centralmarket.com/cm/cmClasses.jsp510-458-3068Cheese Educator
Cheese ChickYesScottsdaleAZUnited Stateshttp://www.cheese-chick.com[email protected]Consultant
Cheese Education GuildYesTorontoONTCanadahttp://www.artisancheesemarketing.com[email protected]416-271-4142Cheese Education FacilityThe first cheese school dedicated to cheese appreciation in Canada. Series of three Cheese Appreciation courses,
CheesetiqueNoAlexandriaVAUnited Stateshttp://www.cheesetique.com703-706-5300Retail ShopTasting classes on a variety of topics
Chef Eric's Culinary ClassroomNoLos AngelesCAUnited Stateshttp://www.culinaryclassroom.com[email protected]310-470-2640Culinary Education CenterOffers one recreational wine & cheese pairing class
Cornell Small Farms Program (Cornell University Cooperative Extension)NoIthacaNYUnited Stateshttp://www.smallfarms.cornell.edu[email protected]607-255-9227College/University
Dairy Foods Consulting & Westminster Artisan CheesemakingYesWestminsterVTUnited Stateshttp://dairyfoodsconsulting.com/[email protected]Cheese EducatorAs a dairy foods consultant and artisan cheesemaker, Peter Dixon draws on over 30 years of cheesemaking, as well as 20 years of consulting with people engaged in or interested in making cheese and dairy products. At Westminster Artisan Cheesemaking in Westminster, Vermont, Peter Dixon offers small group cheesemaking instruction geared toward handmade artisan and farmstead cheese production.
Dairy Learning Center (at University of Wisconsin - River Falls)NoRiver FallsWIUnited Stateshttp://www.uwrf.edu/college-of-agriculture[email protected]715-425-3535College/UniversitySeries of courses including cheesemaking, producing safe dairy, etc, leading to certification as Wisconsin Master Cheesemaker
Dairy Products Technology Center (California Polytechnic State University)NoSan Luis ObispoCAUnited Stateshttp://www.dptc.calpoly.edu[email protected]805-756-6101College/University
David FankhauserNoBataviaOHUnited Stateshttp://www.biology.clc.uc.edu/fankhauser/cheese/cheese.html[email protected]College/University
Di Bruno BrothersYesPhiladelphiaPAUnited Stateshttp://www.dibruno.com[email protected]215-665-9220Retail ShopMonthly cheese and beer demos
Di Palo's Fine FoodsNoNew YorkNYUnited States212-226-1033Retail Shop
FairwayNoNew YorkNYUnited Stateshttp://www.fairwaymarket.com[email protected]212-234-3883Retail Shop
Foster & DobbsYesPortlandORUnited Stateshttp://www.fosteranddobbs.com[email protected]503-284-1157Retail ShopTasting classes on a variety of topics
FromaginationNoMadisonWIUnited Stateshttp://www.fromagination.com[email protected]tion.com608-255-2430Retail ShopWide range of classes centered around cheese, including series programming, focusing on Wisconsin artisan cheeses
Glengarry Cheesemaking & Dairy SupplyNoLancasterONTCanadahttp://www.glengarrycheesemaking.on.ca[email protected]613-347-1141Cheesemaking Supply
Janet FletcherYesNapa ValleyCAUnited Stateshttp://www.janetfletcher.com/cheeseclasses/[email protected]707-265-0404Cheese EducatorI write about food and wine, and teach cooking and cheese-appreciation classes.
Larry's MarketYesBrown DeerWIUnited Stateshttp://www.larrysmarket.com[email protected]414-355-9650Retail Shop
Laura WerlinYesSan FranciscoCAUnited Stateshttp://www.laurawerlin.com[email protected]415-359-9695Cheese EducatorCheese educator and cheese & wine pairing specialist, with an empahsis on American cheese, available for consulting engagements, seminars, lectures and corporate events
Madame de FromageYesSanta RosaCAUnited Stateshttp://www.madamedefromage.com[email protected]707-539-2252ConsultantAvailable for consulting engagements; also teaches classes at The Cheese School of San Francisco and other facilities
Montserrat Almena, Ph.DNoShelburneVTUnited States[email protected]802-551-9065Cheese Educator
Murray's CheeseYesNew YorkNYUnited Stateshttp://www.murrayscheese.comt[email protected]212-243-3289Retail ShopRegularly scheduled tasting classes, plus "Cheese U", a more comprehensive program for serious caseophiles
New England Cheesemaking Supply CompanyYesAshfiledMAUnited Stateshttp://www.cheesemaking.com[email protected]413-628-3808Cheesemaking Supply
Pastoral Artisan Cheese, Bread & WineNoChicagoILUnited Stateshttp://www.pastoralartisan.com[email protected]800-721-4781Retail ShopTasting classes at both locations on a variety of topics, ranging from 101 type to more advanced programs. Offer custom programs as well.
Penn State University - Department of Dairy and Animal ScienceNoUniversity ParkPAUnited Stateshttp://www.das.psu.edu[email protected]814-863-3665College/University
Penn State University - Department of Food ScienceYesUniversity ParkPAUnited States[email protected]814-867-1379College/UniversityAnnual short courses & workshops: The Science & Art of Cheese Making, Dairy HACCP Workshop, Dairy Basics: Fundamentals of Food Safety, Pasteurizer Operator's Workshop, Ice Cream Short Course, Ice Cream 101: Introduction to Frozen Desserts, Penn State Cultured Products Short Course, Food Safety and Sanitation for Food Manufactures (in-person or online), Food Microbiology Short Course
Purdue University - Dairy Research and Education CenterNoWest LafayetteINUnited Stateshttp://www.ces.purdue.edu/dairy[email protected]765-494-4808College/University
River City CellarsNoRichmondVAUnited Stateshttp://www.rivercitycellars.com[email protected]804-355-1375Retail Shop
Sapori & Saperi Adventures Ltd.YesCambridgeUnited Kingdomhttp://www.sapori-e-saperi.com[email protected]+44 7768 474610Cheese EducatorOffers courses on the theory and practice of Italian cheese in Italy
Saxelby CheesemongersYesNew YorkNYUnited Stateshttp://www.saxelbycheese.com[email protected]212-228-8204Retail Shop
ScardelloYesDallasTXUnited Stateshttp://www.scardellocheese.com[email protected]214-219-1300Retail Shop
Spuntino di OttimistaNoSan FranciscoCAUnited Stateshttp://www.spuntinosf.coom[email protected]415-931-6410Retail ShopMonthly tasting sessions and occassional fondue classes
Steve's CheeseNoPortlandORUnited Stateshttp://www.stevescheese.biz[email protected]503-222-6014Retail ShopOccasional tasting classes -- often wine and cheese programs arranged by Square Deal Wines, the wine shop from which Steve's sublets space
Stinky BrooklynNoBrooklynNYUnited Stateshttp://www.stinkybklyn.com[email protected]718-522-7425Retail ShopOccasional cheese classes, one or two per month, cheese basics or cheese and beverage pairings.
Surdyk'sYesMinneapolisMNUnited Stateshttp://www.surdyks.com612-379-3232Retail Shop
Taylor FarmNoLondonderryVTUnited Stateshttp://www.taylorfarmvermont.com[email protected]802-824-5690Cheesemaker
The Artisan Cheese GalleryNoStudio CityCAUnited Stateshttp://www.artisancheesegallery.com[email protected]818-505-0207Retail ShopMonthly basic wine & cheese tasting sessions, plus occassional advanced topics
The Bueno Queso Social ClubNoCambridgeMAUnited Stateshttp://www.buenoqueso.org[email protected]617-354-4750Cheese EducatorCasual social club discussing cheese
The Cheese CourseYesWestonFLUnited States954-384-8183Retail Shop
The Cheese GuyNoMinneapolisMNUnited Stateshttp://www.cheeseguy.com[email protected]612-377-2717Cheese Educator
The Cheese ImpresarioYesLos AngelesCAUnited Stateshttp://www.thecheeseimpresario.com[email protected]323-463-2025Cheese EducatorCheese writer, cheese and libations pairings expert, available for consulting engagements, seminars, lectures and corporate events
The Cheese MistressNoBayonneNJUnited Stateshttp://www.cheesemistress.com[email protected]201-455-5838Consultant
The Cheese School of San FranciscoNoSan FranciscoCAUnited Stateshttp://www.thecheeseschool.com[email protected]415-346-7530Cheese Education FacilitySingle session and series curriculum covering both consumer/enthusiast and professional audiences
The Epicurean ConnectionNoSonomaCAUnited Stateshttp://www.sheanadavis.com[email protected]707-935-7960Cheesemaker, Cheese Educator, ConsultantOrganizes annual Sonoma Valley Cheese Conference and teaches classes and workshops at various facilities throughout the year
The Institute of Culinary EducationNoNew YorkNYUnited Stateshttp://www.iceculinary.com[email protected]800-522-4610Culinary Education Center
The Joy of CheeseNoNew YorkNYUnited Stateshttp://www.thejoyofcheese.blogspot.com[email protected]212-533-3072Cheese EducatorIndependent educator conducting classes at a number of restaurants and wine bars around NYC
The Mozzarella CompanyYesDallasTXUnited Stateshttp://www.mozzco.com[email protected]214-741-4072Cheesemaker
The San Francisco Milk MaidSan FranciscoCAUnited Stateshttp://www.sfmilkmaid.com/[email protected]Cheese Educator
The Southern Cheesemakers GuildNoUnited Stateshttp://www.southerncheese.com[email protected]Trade Association
Tria-Fermentation SchoolNoPhiladelphiaPAUnited Stateshttp://www.triacafe.com[email protected]215-972-7076Culinary Education CenterMultiple demonstrations per month. casual information.
Valley Shepherd CreameryYesLong ValleyNJUnited Stateshttp://www.valleyshepherd.com[email protected]908-876-3200Cheesemaker
VeldhuizenNoDublinTXUnited Stateshttp://www.veldhuizencheese.com254-968-3098Cheesemaker
Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board


YesMadisonWIUnited Stateshttp://www.eatwisconsincheese.com[email protected]608-203-7228Trade AssociationAll education on cheese is custom built for the retail or foodservice audience based on the customers needs and wishes. Cheesecyclopedia, a comprehensive web resource on Wisconsin cheeses.
Zingerman's CreameryNoAnn ArborMIUnited Stateshttp://www.zingermanscreamery.com734-929-0500Cheesemaker
FARMcuriousYesOaklandCAUnited Stateshttp://www.farmcurious.com/classes.[email protected](510) 877-9955Cheese Educator