Join Us to Celebrate Wisconsin Artisan Cheese!
Wed., July 10, 2013 | 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. | Great Lakes Distillery | 616 W. Virginia St.
MKEfoodies and Slow Food Wisconsin Southeast are joining forces to bring Milwaukee a celebration of Artisan and Farmstead Cheese.
The event is being held in anticipation of the 30th Annual American Cheese Society Conference and Festival of Cheese in Madison, WI July 31 – August 3, 2013. The conference, the annual theme of which is “In a Dairy State of Mind,” attracts cheesemakers and cheese industry professionals from around the country.
Socialize with Wisconsin cheese makers, including Ron Henningfeld from Milwaukee’s Clock Shadow Creamery, Cesar Luis of Cesar’s Cheese in Random Lake, and Andy Hatch from Dodgeville’s Uplands Cheese.
Nibbles will include Wisconsin artisan cheese donated by Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, bread from Angelic Bakehouse and Rocket Baby Bakery, and salami from Bolzano Artisan Meats. A cash bar will be provided by Great Lakes Distillery.
Attendees will also have the opportunity to learn more about the American Cheese Society and the Festival of Cheese, which takes place on August 3, 2013 in Madison.
Tickets are $10.00 in advance and will be available in small quantities at the door for $15.00. Cost is non-refundable and all proceeds will be donated to an Education Fund supporting aspiring cheese makers to earn their Wisconsin certification. All attendees will be entered to win one of two pairs of tickets to the ACS Festival of Cheese in Madison on August 3, 2013 (a $110 value).