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Cheesemaking Bootcamp Day One – Beginner Cheeses – 9:00 am – 3:00 pm – SOLD OUT!

April 12 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

$395.00

Join us for one, two, or all three days of this Cheesemaking Bootcamp and receive your Bronze, Silver or Gold Level Certification! You’ll get hands-on experience learning about the tools and techniques used to make a wide variety of beginning, intermediate and advanced level cheeses. Each day we’ll make several different styles of cheese while sampling them along the way, and you’ll take home numerous cheesy creations of your own. You’ll leave knowing the terminology and basic techniques needed to branch off and try other recipes as well. Lunch with wine, coffee and dessert (and lots of cheese!) will be served each day, and we have a few extra activities planned each day as well.

Day One (April 12): Beginner Cheeses 9:00 – 3:00

  • Food Safety Overview
  • Chevre, Fromage Blanc
  • Quark
  • Feta: Dry Salted, Marinated and Brined
  • Mozzarella, Ricotta & Burrata

Day Two (April 13): Intermediate Cheeses 9:00 – 3:00

  • Food Safety Part 2
  • Guido’s Parmesan-Style Cheese
  • Manchego/Hispanico/Iberico
  • Colby, Havarti, Gouda
  • Bloomy Rind Cheeses: Brie, Camembert, Saint Maure and more!
  • Cheese Presses; waxing a wheel of cheese

We’ll end this day with a tour of Briar Gate Farm, a small local dairy goat farm.

Day Three (April 14): Advanced Cheeses & Aging Techniques 9:00 – 3:00

  • Food Safety Part 3
  • Cheddar: From Curds to Pressed & Aged
  • Monterey Jack
  • Affinage Tips, Tools & Techniques: Learn the methods and ingredients need to make Washed Rind cheeses, Blue cheeses, and Alpine (Swiss) cheeses, along with tips for aging including:  How to set up an aging facility (aka “cheese cave”), Ripening boxes & mats, creating “micro climates” in your cheese cave, Bandaging & Leaf-wrapping

We’ll end this day by taking a field trip to nearby Cheese Importers.

Register Here for Day One Only – SOLD OUT!

Register Here for All Three Days – SOLD OUT!

Please e-mail Kate@theartofcheese.com to be put on a waitlist

Details

Date:
April 12
Time:
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cost:
$395.00
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Venue

Briar Gate Farm
11227 N 66th St.
Longmont, 80503
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Website:
www.briargatefarm.com

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