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2015-2016 Interviews with Cheese Professionals

Richard Green, UK Cheese Grader

Richard Green, UK Cheese Grader

Throughout 2015 and 2016 I will be interviewing 100+ Cheese Professionals asking them the same questions (depending on their job “profile”) and sharing their answers with you. Sometimes the interview will be a “Stand-Alone”, featuring a single individual. Other times, I will select one question and feature answers from up to a half-dozen professionals. These featured “Cheese Nerds” include Cheesemakers, ACS CCPs™, Cheesemongers and Cheese Professionals and Experts.

January 6, 2015: Meet Emmanuel Voissard, Vice President Retail Sales, Emmi Roth USA

January 9, 2015: Meet Allison Hooper, Cheesemaker and Co-Owner, Vermont Creamery

January 13, 2015: Cheese Professionals Share Favorite Cheese Journeys: 

January 19, 2015: Meet Vanessa Chang ACS CCP™

Vanessa Chang, ACS CCP and Marketing Manager at Creminelli Fine Meats.

Vanessa Chang, ACS CCP and Marketing Manager at Creminelli Fine Meats.

January 22, 2015: Meet Marieke Penterman: Grand Champion 2013 US Cheese Championship 

January 31, 2015 : Raw vs. Pasteurized: Food Professionals Chime In

February 6, 2015: Meet Food Writer, Robin Karides: The House Mouse

February 9, 2015: Max McCalman, Maitre Fromager, Shares His Passions

February 19, 2015: Cheese Professionals Share Non-Cheesy Secrets  Facts

February 23, 2015: ACS CCPs™ Share Why They Became Certified Cheese Professionals™

February 28, 2015: Cristiano Creminelli, Master Artisan, Creminelli Fine Meats 

March 2, 2015: Jed Asmus, Cheesemaker and Owner Ewephoria Dairy Farm 

March 3, 2015: Nathan Aldridge, Murray’s Cheese 

March 15, 2015: US Protection System? Cheese Professionals share their opinions 

March 16, 2015: Carlos Yescas, Founder, Lactography, Mexico City

March 16, 2015: Robert Harrison – Western Regional Director 34 Degrees

March 23, 2015: Sarah Marcus: Cheesemaker and Owner, Briar Rose Creamery 

March 31, 2015: Tia Keenan, Chef Fromager and Food Industry Consultant

Laura Werlin, Award-Winning Author

Laura Werlin, Award-Winning Author

April 7, 2015: Laura Werlin, James Beard Award-Winning Author and Educator 

April 14, 2015: Tim Gaddis, ACS CCP™, Guilde des Fromagers

April 18, 2015: Celebrating Raw Cheese Appreciation Dad: Cheese Pros Share Their Thoughts

April 24, 2015: Meet Liz Nerud ACS CCP™

May 2, 2015: Q&A with Brad Sinko, Head Cheesemaker, Face Rock Creamery

May 6, 2015: Q&A with Pat and Astraea Morford, Cheesemaker, River’s Edge Chevre

May 15, 2015: Q&A with (Tha)Lassa Skinner: Co-Founder, Culture Cheese Magazine 

June 15, 2015: Meet Sheana Davis, Cheesemaker and Owner, The Epicurean Connection

July 30, 2015: Meet Erin Clancy, ACS CCP and 2015 ACS Conference “Official Cheesemonger”

July 31, 2015: Meet Sue Sturman, ACS Board of Directors Member and Director Academie Opus Caueus 

August 1, 2015: Meet Emilio Mignucci of DiBruno Brothers  

August 18, 2015: The Stories Behind Award-Winning Cheeses 

September 2, 2015: Dick Threlfall, Hawaii Island Goat Farm 

Matt Caputo ACS CCP

Matt Caputo ACS CCP

September 29, 2015: Adam Moskowitz, Founder of The Cheesemonger Invitational 

October 7, 2015: Robert Gillels, Food Writer 

October 12, 2015: Christine Hyatt, The Cheese Chick 

October 29, 2015: Adam Moskowitz: Founder, Cheesemonger Invitational

November 12, 2015: Daniel Strogin: Cheese Educator and Past ACS President 

January 7, 2016: Julia Powers, ACS CCP™ 

January 13   , 2016: Adam Burstein, ACS CCP™ 

January 15, 2016: Lisa Hall – “Jill of All Trades” at Saxon Creamery

February 3, 2016: Allin Tallmadge, ACS CCP™ 

February 18, 2016: Meet Michael Kalish, Food Safety Consultant

March 4, 2016: Meet Alison Leber, Leber Consulting 

March 10, 2016: Kathleen Riegler, Michigan’s Own Cheese Lady

March 18, 2016: Adam Burstein, ACS CCP™

March 31, 2016: Meet Matt Caputo, ACS CCP™

April 12, 2016: Chelsea Faris, ACS CCP™

May 16, 2016: Elena Santogade,  ACS CCP™

May 24, 2016: Jeanne Carpenter, ACS CCP™ 

July 8, 2016: Meet James Danforth, ACS CCP™

October 12, 2016: Richard Green, UK Cheddar Cheese Grader

List of Cheese Professional Bios

2013 Cheesemaker Interviews

2013 Cheesemonger Interviews

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My thanks to everyone participating in my 2015-16 Virtual Q&A with Cheese Professionals. I hope all of you, my loyal readers, are enjoying this as much as I am…

Interviews with All Cheese Professionals: Cheesemakers and Cheese Professionals

Interviews will continue throughout 2016… sometimes, they will be “stand-alone” and sometimes they will be presented as round-table discussions with several Cheese Professionals answering the same question. Those participating includeCheesemakers, ACS CCPs™, Cheesemongers and Cheese Professionals and Experts who contribute to this Wonderful World we call “Cheese”.

List of all Interviews from 2013: Cheesemakers, Cheesemongers.

List of 2015 Cheese Professionals.

List of all Cheese Professionals Bios.

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Taking the 2016 Exam? Please see my page on Tips for Studying for the Exam. Want support? Come join our Cheese Study Group.

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