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 States CenterVaried culinary program featuring one-session classes, including cheese related classes.
Academie MonsYesBrooklineMAUnited States[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 States[email protected]217-356-5146Trade AssociationEducation sessions held at annual and regional meetings
Max McCalmanYesNew YorkNYUnited States[email protected]Cheese Educator One-day and longer term programs for caseophiles and professionals
Bar BambinoNoSan FranciscoCAUnited States[email protected]415-701-8466RestaurantOccasional structured tasting sessions, typically focusing on cheese & wine pairing
Beecher's Handmade CheeseYesSeattleWAUnited States[email protected]206-956-1964CheesemakerCheese 101
Blue Rose Grade A Goat DairyNoWinlockWAUnited States[email protected]360-785-0321Cheese Educator
Bobolink DairyNoVernonNJUnited States[email protected]973-764-4888CheesemakerFarm tours & cheesemaking classes.
Boston University Culinary Arts ProgramNoBostonMAUnited States[email protected]617-353-9852College/UniversityOffers certificate programs and seminars on a range of culinary topics, including some on cheese
C'est le CheeseNoSacramentoCAUnited States[email protected]916-761-7674

Cheese Education FacilityOffers single sesssion classes on a variety of cheese topics
Carr Valley Cooking SchoolNoLa ValleWIUnited States Education CenterCheese cooking classes
CasellulaYesNew YorkNYUnited States[email protected]212-247-8137RestaurantCheese restaurant with occasional cheese classes,
Cellars at Jasper HillYesGreensboroVTUnited States[email protected]802-533-2566CheesemakerOffers affinage and technical consulting and training services to artisan cheesemakers
Central Market Cooking SchoolNoAustinTXUnited States Educator
Cheese ChickYesScottsdaleAZUnited States[email protected]Consultant
Cheese Education GuildYesTorontoONTCanada[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 States[email protected]310-470-2640Culinary Education CenterOffers one recreational wine & cheese pairing class
Cornell Small Farms Program (Cornell University Cooperative Extension)NoIthacaNYUnited States[email protected]607-255-9227College/University
Dairy Foods Consulting & Westminster Artisan CheesemakingYesWestminsterVTUnited States[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 States[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 States[email protected]805-756-6101College/University
David FankhauserNoBataviaOHUnited States[email protected]College/University
Di Bruno BrothersYesPhiladelphiaPAUnited States[email protected]215-665-9220Retail ShopMonthly cheese and beer demos
Di Palo's Fine FoodsNoNew YorkNYUnited States212-226-1033Retail Shop
FairwayNoNew YorkNYUnited States[email protected]212-234-3883Retail Shop
Foster & DobbsYesPortlandORUnited States[email protected]503-284-1157Retail ShopTasting classes on a variety of topics
FromaginationNoMadisonWIUnited States[email protected]gination.com608-255-2430Retail ShopWide range of classes centered around cheese, including series programming, focusing on Wisconsin artisan cheeses
Glengarry Cheesemaking & Dairy SupplyNoLancasterONTCanada[email protected]613-347-1141Cheesemaking Supply
Janet FletcherYesNapa ValleyCAUnited States[email protected]707-265-0404Cheese EducatorI write about food and wine, and teach cooking and cheese-appreciation classes.
Larry's MarketYesBrown DeerWIUnited States[email protected]414-355-9650Retail Shop
Laura WerlinYesSan FranciscoCAUnited States[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 States[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 States[email protected]212-243-3289Retail ShopRegularly scheduled tasting classes, plus "Cheese U", a more comprehensive program for serious caseophiles
New England Cheesemaking Supply CompanyYesAshfiledMAUnited States[email protected]413-628-3808Cheesemaking Supply
Pastoral Artisan Cheese, Bread & WineNoChicagoILUnited States[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 States[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 States[email protected]765-494-4808College/University
River City CellarsNoRichmondVAUnited States[email protected]804-355-1375Retail Shop
Sapori & Saperi Adventures Ltd.YesCambridgeUnited Kingdom[email protected]+44 7768 474610Cheese EducatorOffers courses on the theory and practice of Italian cheese in Italy
Saxelby CheesemongersYesNew YorkNYUnited States[email protected]212-228-8204Retail Shop
ScardelloYesDallasTXUnited States[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 States[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 States[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 States[email protected]802-824-5690Cheesemaker
The Artisan Cheese GalleryNoStudio CityCAUnited States[email protected]818-505-0207Retail ShopMonthly basic wine & cheese tasting sessions, plus occassional advanced topics
The Bueno Queso Social ClubNoCambridgeMAUnited States[email protected]617-354-4750Cheese EducatorCasual social club discussing cheese
The Cheese CourseYesWestonFLUnited States954-384-8183Retail Shop
The Cheese GuyNoMinneapolisMNUnited States[email protected]612-377-2717Cheese Educator
The Cheese ImpresarioYesLos AngelesCAUnited States[email protected]323-463-2025Cheese EducatorCheese writer, cheese and libations pairings expert, available for consulting engagements, seminars, lectures and corporate events
The Cheese MistressNoBayonneNJUnited States[email protected]201-455-5838Consultant
The Cheese School of San FranciscoNoSan FranciscoCAUnited States[email protected]415-346-7530Cheese Education FacilitySingle session and series curriculum covering both consumer/enthusiast and professional audiences
The Epicurean ConnectionNoSonomaCAUnited States[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 States[email protected]800-522-4610Culinary Education Center
The Joy of CheeseNoNew YorkNYUnited States[email protected]212-533-3072Cheese EducatorIndependent educator conducting classes at a number of restaurants and wine bars around NYC
The Mozzarella CompanyYesDallasTXUnited States[email protected]214-741-4072Cheesemaker
The San Francisco Milk MaidSan FranciscoCAUnited States[email protected]Cheese Educator
The Southern Cheesemakers GuildNoUnited States[email protected]Trade Association
Tria-Fermentation SchoolNoPhiladelphiaPAUnited States[email protected]215-972-7076Culinary Education CenterMultiple demonstrations per month. casual information.
Valley Shepherd CreameryYesLong ValleyNJUnited States[email protected]908-876-3200Cheesemaker
VeldhuizenNoDublinTXUnited Stateshttp://www.veldhuizencheese.com254-968-3098Cheesemaker
Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board

YesMadisonWIUnited States[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 States[email protected](510) 877-9955Cheese Educator