Young Cheesemonger of the Year Finals Watch Live Here:
We’ve shortlisted the six finalists who will be competing against each other at the World Cheese Awards to win the title of Young Cheesemonger of the Year 2023. And you can watch as the event unfolds – we will be streaming live over the Academy of Cheese Instagram account.
Congratulations to: Álvaro Ocaña Fernández from Spain, Jake Heller from the USA, Lucy Hunt & Lily Morris from the UK, Martin Thorsen from Norway & Louis-Charles Vagost from France 👏👏👏.
Check out their stories here:
This year’s panel of judges for the finals in Norway, all experts from across the industry, include Andy Swinscoe from The Courtyard Dairy, Hero Hirsh from Paxton & Whitfield, Keith Kendrick from BBC Good Food and Galina Danard from Partout Fromage.
The winner of the award will be announced on the same day and will receive the coveted title of Young Cheesemonger 2023, a trophy, a feature in Fine Food Digest and Academy of Cheese Level Two certification course. They will also be invited to judge at the World Cheese Awards 2024.
This year’s Young Cheesemonger of the Year event will take place on Friday 27th October, during the World Cheese Awards in Trondheim, Norway. Tickets to the World Cheese Awards can be purchased here.
Thank you to the Young Cheesemonger of the Year Sponsors: