Left, Mary Keehn and right Judy Schad, Award-Winning Cheesemakers
In June 2013, we began interviewing Cheese Makers from the United States and around the world. Many of them I know; some I contacted “blind” and a few came through referrals. 2014 became a hiatus year from interviewing and new interviews resumed in 2015 and will continue throughout the year. In addition to these interviews, I am also conducting Virtual Q&A’s with ACS CCP™s and other Cheese Professionals during 2015 and you can access the entire list here.
I hope you enjoy reading them. Spaulding Gray (RIP) and I enjoy procuring them and sharing them with you.
Allison Hooper, Vermont Creamery
Andy Hatch of Uplands Cheese Company
Bob Stetson of Westfield Farm
Brad Sinko, Face Rock Creamery
Burke Brandon of Red Hill Cheese, Australia
Caly Road Creamery
Craig Gile of Cabot Creamery
Cristiano Creminelli, Creminelli Fine Meats
Dick Threlfall, Hawaii Island Goat Dairy
David Gremmels, Rogue Creamery
Ivan Gligora of Gligora Creamery – Croatia
Jim Sartori, Sartori Cheeses
John Fiscalini, Fiscalini Farmstead Cheeses
Kerry Henning, Henning’s Wisconsin Cheese
Lionel Giraud, A Charming Frenchman
Kurt Dammeier, Beecher’s Handmade Cheeses
Marieke Penterman: Holland’s Family Cheese
Mary Keehn of Cypress Grove Chevre
Mary Quicke, Quicke Traditional Cheese
Mathew Willey of Sweet Grass Dairy
Many Fold Farm
Pat and Astraea Morford, River’s Edge Chevre
Rhonda Gothberg of Gothberg Farms
Rob Kaufelt of Murray’s Cheese
Sarah Marcus, Briar Rose Creamery
Sid Cook of Carr Valley Cheese
Stephen Hueffed of Willapa Hills Farmstead Cheese
Stories Behind Award-Winning Cheeses
Tim Young, Nature’s Harmony Farm
Tom Flournoy of Tom’s Tiny Kitchen
Vicky Brown of Little Brown Farm
Previously published interviews with Cheese Makers and other Celebrities:
Burke Brandon Interview from Know Your Cheese Network
Herb Eckhouse, Owner of LaQueria Meats
Mike Wright, Beer Enthusiast
Ron Smith Interview
Cheese Professional Interviews will continue throughout 2015… sometimes, they will be “stand-alone” and sometimes they will be presented as virtual round-table discussions with several Cheese Professionals answering the same question. Those participating include Cheesemakers, 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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