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What’s on February & March 2020


FROM CHEESE BAR TO CHEESE BELT

Monday 9th March 2020

Academy of Cheese presents an evening of unconventional British cheese tales with The Cheese Bar’s Mathew Carver and Sam Wilkin.

Join us as Mathew will talk you through his mission to encourage people to ‘Eat More British Cheese’ followed by a tasting with Sam Wilkin, Head Cheesemonger at The Cheese Bar. Sam will give you an insight into the Academy of Cheese’s foundation course, walking you through how to taste six British Cheeses and what is best to pair them with.

6.30pm £35 Academy subscribers use promo code: Levelone

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FRANCE: WHAT GROWS TOGETHER GOES TOGETHER

Monday 30th March 2020

The Academy of Cheese returns to WSET School London for the first in our new cheese and wine series: what grows together goes together.

This evening explores the stories and flavours of six French cheeses, paired with wines from the same region. Patrick McGuigan, cheese expert and trainer at the Academy of Cheese joins our own Lydia Harrison MW to take you on this delicious tour of different French regions.

6.30pm £35

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Academy of Cheese – Level 1 Courses


HARVEY & BROCKLESS

13 February 2020

As a founding patron of the Academy of Cheese, Harvey & Brockless is delighted to offer a bespoke course, relevant to our customers and their individual needs.Our in-depth knowledge of the cheesemakers comes from our significant presence across the UK.

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LA FROMAGERIE

15 February 2020 / 22 February 2020

The course will be taught by Max Melvin, a senior cheesemonger and educator who is part of the team’s tasting workshops and events in the shops and are available all through the year.

The course will be devoted to tasting cheeses at various stages of the ripening process, discussing & understanding the structured approach to tasting (SATC) & the Academy of Cheese proprietary cheese classification system, the Make-Post Make model.

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THE CHEESE BAR

18 February 2020

Join The Cheese Bar for a journey into the wonderful world of cheese! We’re the only fully cheese-focused restaurants in London, with our flagship restaurant in the heart of Camden Market, and our latest opening Pick & Cheese, the world’s first cheese conveyor belt.

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PAXTON & WHITFIELD

21 February 2020

Paxton & Whitfield are proud to be partnering with the Academy of Cheese to offer this industry recognised cheese training programme. Uniting 220 years worth of experience with a course designed to introduce the fundamentals of cheese, this is an exciting opportunity for amateur and professional cheese lovers alike.

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SCHOOL OF FINE FOOD

22 February 2020

Here your cheese journey begins with our Level 1 Associate certification course at the School of Fine Food in London, a stones throw from foodie haven Borough Market. During this fun, hands-on one-day course, you’ll learn a structured approach to tasting. You’ll cover cheese making, provenance, terminology and much more, backed up with a little home study (and more tasting) before completing the online certification.

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QUICKES

25 February 2020

At Quicke’s, we understand that great cheesemaking is an art. We’ve have been nurturing the Quicke family farm for nearly 500 years, crafting the very finest flavours from this idyllic corner of Devon.

During this fun and engaging tutoring, you’ll discover a structured approach to tasting and be introduced to a range of tools to help you communicate more effectively about cheese. You’ll learn how cheese is made, how to assess quality, develop an understanding of the provenance and range of cheese available. This will be backed up with home study (and even more cheese tasting!).

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CHEESE PLUS

26 February 2020

Cheese+ objective is to promote cheese quality, provenance and range to a wide audience of enthusiasts, cheesemongers, producers and chefs; both in the UK and overseas.

It culminates in the highly qualified and industry accredited role of Master of Cheese. The programme will build knowledge and skills from cheesemaking through affinage to selling to consumers – in both retail and food service environments.

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