Level 1
Level 1

The Grand Gourmand | Level 1: Associate Certification

3 hours (6pm - 9pm Auckland time)
NZ$375 With Cheese
About

Why choose this course

This Level One course is an introduction to the universe of cheese. You’ll learn the basics of cheese making, cheese aging, and cheese pairing. We’ll discuss the principles of cheese service and cheese tasting. You’ll get acquainted with the Make Post-Make classification model created by the Academy of Cheese. The course will consist of interactive live webinars spanning a total of 6 hours, with one session exclusively dedicated to cheese tasting.
Franco Sessa will show you how, through the use of the structured tasting approach developed by the Academy of Cheese, your enjoyment of cheese will be elevated to the next level. Open to all, this is a fantastic opportunity to develop your cheese knowledge with cheese courses provided by The Grand Gourmand.

Course benefits at a glance

New Zealand Cheese Knowledge

Course content specially modified for the New Zealand cheese market

Convenient Study

Virtual classroom allows you to study from your own home / place of business.

Cheeses Included

The price includes all cheeses for tasting, delivered to your door, with one webinar dedicated to a tutored tasting of cheeses.

Course Dates

The Grand Gourmand | Level 1: Associate Certification

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Audience

Who is the course for

The Grand Gourmand's Level One course is perfect for anyone looking to advance their career in the cheese, dairy, or hospitality industries, or if you are an enthusiast and would like to improve your knowledge and understanding of cheese.

Fanatical Foodies

New Zealand cheese lovers

Cheesemongers

New Zealand Cheesemongers

Retail Professionals

New Zealand corporations, organisations and distributors

Course Content

This comprehensive course is broken down into 10 sub-modules over four sessions, containing a well-balanced mix of theoretical and practical tasks. Covering all topics contained within the Level One, this is a perfect course for anyone working towards Academy of Cheese Associate Certification.

Training Partner

The Grand Gourmand

Academy of Cheese Training Partner with 23 years experience in the New Zealand speciality cheese industry.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Can I cancel my course?

    Please note once the course is booked it is non-refundable. All bookings are final, however, if you are unable to attend you can reassign your booking to a new available date or to another person. We require 14 days’ notice prior to original booking date. We reserve the right to cancel a course at short notice should events beyond our control make this unavoidable. Should this occur, delegates will be offered a place on our next available scheduled course or a full refund.

About

Why choose this course

This Level One course is an introduction to the universe of cheese. You’ll learn the basics of cheese making, cheese aging, and cheese pairing. We’ll discuss the principles of cheese service and cheese tasting. You’ll get acquainted with the Make Post-Make classification model created by the Academy of Cheese. The course will consist of interactive live webinars spanning a total of 6 hours, with one session exclusively dedicated to cheese tasting.
Franco Sessa will show you how, through the use of the structured tasting approach developed by the Academy of Cheese, your enjoyment of cheese will be elevated to the next level. Open to all, this is a fantastic opportunity to develop your cheese knowledge with cheese courses provided by The Grand Gourmand.

Course benefits at a glance

New Zealand Cheese Knowledge

Course content specially modified for the New Zealand cheese market

Convenient Study

Virtual classroom allows you to study from your own home / place of business.

Cheeses Included

The price includes all cheeses for tasting, delivered to your door, with one webinar dedicated to a tutored tasting of cheeses.

Course Dates

The Grand Gourmand | Level 1: Associate Certification

Choose a date and time

No results found.

Training Partner

The Grand Gourmand

Academy of Cheese Training Partner with 23 years experience in the New Zealand speciality cheese industry.

Audience

Who is the course for

The Grand Gourmand's Level One course is perfect for anyone looking to advance their career in the cheese, dairy, or hospitality industries, or if you are an enthusiast and would like to improve your knowledge and understanding of cheese.

Fanatical Foodies

New Zealand cheese lovers

Cheesemongers

New Zealand Cheesemongers

Retail Professionals

New Zealand corporations, organisations and distributors

Course Content

This comprehensive course is broken down into 10 sub-modules over four sessions, containing a well-balanced mix of theoretical and practical tasks. Covering all topics contained within the Level One, this is a perfect course for anyone working towards Academy of Cheese Associate Certification.

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Contact The Grand Gourmand

If you have any questions about this course, or would like to find out more, use the form opposite to contact the training partner directly.

27/29 William Pickering Drive,

Unit E1,
Rosedale,
Auckland,
New Zealand