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Upcoming Cheese Events

October

Oct9

Fall Reds + Cheese

While white and rosé wines typically hold court in summer, fall ushers in the deep hues of red wine. From light- to full-bodied, reds can be a delicious pairing for cheese. In this class you’ll meet four autumn-ready red wines and the cheeses that love them. Time: 6:00 - 8:00pm Date: Wednesday, October 9th, 2019 Instructor: Liz Rubin Location: This class will be held in our new home at Ghirardelli Square! Address: 900 North Point Street, SF CA 94109

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6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Ghirardelli Square, 900 North Point St, San Francisco, CA 94109, USA

San Francisco, CA

    Oct9

    Cafe: Happy Hour!

    Join us for cheesy nibbles and wine and beer specials in the cafe!

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    11:00 pm – 1:00 am

    Cheese School of San Francisco
    900 North Point St, Ghirardelli Square
    San Francisco, CA 94109

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    Oct10

    Cafe: Happy Hour!

    Join us for cheesy nibbles and wine and beer specials in the cafe!

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    11:00 pm – 1:00 am

    Cheese School of San Francisco
    900 North Point St, Ghirardelli Square
    San Francisco, CA 94109

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    Oct11

    Point Reyes Farm Tour

    Join us at 1:30pm for a walking farm tour and a casual cheese tasting. Enhanced Tasting Experiences available on a limited basis - Reservations required.
    DESCRIPTION:
    On the walking farm tour you'll learn the history of our farm and agriculture in the region, the life cycle (from birth) of our closed-herd of Holsteins, what Farmstead means and why it's important to us (and you!) and of course, how artisan cheese is made. Back on The Fork patio, you'll enjoy a sampling of our cheeses and have the option to visit our retail cart before you depart. Don't forget to arrive a little early to enjoy The Fork’s house-made ice cream sandwiches as you stroll through our edible garden and take photos with our baby calves. Young children (0-2 years) in pack carriers/strollers are free and do not require a ticket. ENHANCE YOUR VISIT! Enhanced Tasting Experiences available. We've re-vamped our garden patio and offer private, seated tastings (led by your very own Cheese Concierge!) following the walking farm tour. For information and to book an enhanced experience, please call our Hospitality Team at 415.663.8880.
    TEACHER:
    PRFC Representative
    MENU:
    The Fork's Housemade Ice Cream Sandwiches (flavors change week-to-week) Toma Bay Blue Gouda Original Blue AND... a selection of library cheeses and special seasonal cheeses available only to guests of The Fork!
    DETAILS:
    1:30pm Arrival - take a stroll through our edible garden while you enjoy one The Fork's FAMOUS Housemade Ice Cream Sandwiches 1:45pm - Walking Farm Tour 2:45pm - Casual Cheese Tasting on The Fork patio 3:30pm - Retail Sales / Departure The farm tour will happen rain or shine so come prepared!

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    1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

    Point Reyes Farmstead Cheese Co, 14700 Shoreline Hwy, Point Reyes Station, CA 94956, United States

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      Oct11

      Cafe: Happy Hour!

      Join us for cheesy nibbles and wine and beer specials in the cafe!

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      11:00 pm – 1:00 am

      Cheese School of San Francisco
      900 North Point St, Ghirardelli Square
      San Francisco, CA 94109

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      Oct12

      Three-Day Intensive Cheese Education Program : Spring 2019

      Our Three-Day Intensive Cheese Education Program is led by Market Hall Foods General Manager, Juliana Uruburu, and is intended for cheesemongers, chefs, caterers and other food professionals looking to improve their cheese knowledge. It’s a hands on experience in the classroom and on a farm. You’ll gain knowledge and insight from the top cheese shop owners in the area. The program covers: The ins and outs of buying and caring for cheese

      • How to taste cheese at a professional level
      • Cheese pairing approaches to beverages and food
      • Basics of cheesemaking
      • A visit to a successful farmstead cheese operation
      • Lessons learned from a local cheese shop owner
      • A vertical tasting of milk, yogurt, and fresh cheeses
      • And tasting of at least 45 different cheeses over the three days.
      If you are looking to open a cheese shop, create a cheese program, want to enhance your cheesemonger training, or just learn more about cheese than you thought possible, this program is for you. Classes are kept small so that students have the opportunity to ask questions, connect with our world-class instructors, and each other. Alumni of our program have opened wonderful shops across the U.S. and Canada. Plus, round out your experience with a fourth day at our Opening a Cheese Shop by the Numbers class - Tuesday, April 9th. Please call our office at 415-346-7530 to hear more about the program.

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      Ghirardelli Square, 900 North Point St, San Francisco, CA 94109, USA

      San Francisco, CA

        Oct12

        Garden Variety Open House

        Come on out to the farm and meet the ewes, chickens and new piglets! There will be tours of the milking parlor and creamery and cheese to taste. There will also be lunch for sale featuring Monkeyflower Ranch meats and Garden Variety Cheese, as well as beer and wine. Or you can bring a picnic to enjoy on the patio. There will be meat, cheese, yogurt and eggs for sale so bring a cooler. For more details and to RSVP go to the evite. NO DOGS PLEASE!

        Garden Variety and Monkeyflower Ranch are one of 14 farms open to the public that weekend through Open Farm Tours. Check out the website at www.openfarmtours.com to see the list and map.

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        8:00 am – 4:00 pm

        Garden Variety Cheese & Monkeyflower Ranch
        1481 San Miguel Canyon Road
        Royal Oaks, 95076

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        Oct12

        Cheese and Farm Tour

        Interested in learning more about ranch life? You'll love our traditional farm tour! Guests will be treated to a full ranch tour that includes everything from the cheese plant, milking parlor and the loafing barns where the girls (cows and cows) hang out and of course cheese tastings. ​

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        11:00 am – 12:30 pm

        Achadinha Cheese Company
        750 Chileno Valley Road
        Petaluma, 94952

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        Oct13

        Three Cheeses in Three Hours with Wine

        As featured on KQED! Learn fascinating cheese science while you make mozzarella, burrata & chèvre in this action-packed hands-on workshop. The perfect date or night out – sample cheeses all along the way while sipping expertly paired wines. This is part of our Mega Cheesemaking Weekend so be sure to check out other classes if you're traveling here.

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        11:00 am – 2:00 pm

        FARMcurious
        825 Bancroft Way
        Berkeley, CA 94710

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        Oct14

        Cafe: Happy Hour!

        Join us for cheesy nibbles and wine and beer specials in the cafe!

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        11:00 pm – 1:00 am

        Cheese School of San Francisco
        900 North Point St, Ghirardelli Square
        San Francisco, CA 94109

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