What is “Young Cheesemonger of the Year”?
The Young Cheesemonger Award supports young talent in the Cheese Industry. Becoming an expert Cheesemonger is an exceptional skill worth celebrating! If you want to establish yourself as the next generation of professional cheese champions, then we want to hear from you.
How “Young Cheesemonger of the Year” works
Young Cheesemonger of the Year 2023 Dates
What does the winner receive?
Photo credits M. Horwood (Guild of Fine Food)
How will Young Cheesemonger of the Year be judged?
Young Cheesemonger finalists will be invited to take part in the finals at the World Cheese Awards on 27th October to take part in four rounds:
Round One: Discuss their cheeseboard selection
Round Two: Demonstrate their ‘Cut & Wrap’ skills cutting & wrapping different cheeses
Round Three: Identify different cheeses using SATC model
Round Four: Take part in MasterRind – a quiz about cheese from around the world.
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Young Cheesemonger of the Year 2022 Winner
October 2022 Update
The Finalists for Young Cheesemonger of the Year 2022 have now been shortlisted!
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 2022. Thank you to everyone who applied; competition was fierce this year.