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Body of Knowledge – Domain 8 – Cheese Service – Bullet Points

my-books-169x300Body of Knowledge – Domain 8 – Cheese Service – Bullet points of information:

  1. Begin by reviewing the ACS BOK – Domain Eight – Cheese Service.
  2. Understand fundamental pairing “rules” (and of course, there really aren’t any “rules”):
  3. What grows together goes together. (Cheese and wine, beer, condiments, etc. from same region usually pair well.)
  4. Likes with likes. (Milder cheeses pair well with lighter wines, beers, etc.; you don’t want cheese or pairing to over-power the other.)
  5. Opposites attract. (Saltier cheeses like blues pair well with sweet wines, beers, condiments, etc.)
  6. Understand uses of cheese: incorporating into recipes; meltability, and applications such as grating on pasta, soufflés, soups, etc.
  7. Know classic applications: cheeses for fondue, potatoes au gratin, etc.
  8. Understand plating for cheese boards: presentation, cutting for esthetics, portioning guidelines.
  9. Classic cheese pairings: Manchego and quince paste; brie and champagne; blue cheese and honey, etc.
  10. Cutting and wrapping guidelines for best presentation and storage and preservation.
  11. Understand customer needs: pregnancy; lactose intolerance; dietary choices; raw vs. pasteurized; vegetarian suitable cheeses.Taking the 2015 Exam? Please see my page on Tips for Studying for the Exam. Want support? Come join our 2015 Cheese Study Group.Interviews with All Cheese Professionals: Cheesemakers and Cheese Professionals

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