Academy of Cheese - Level 1

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£200.00 per person
Duration: 1.0 day(s) Time: 9:30am - 5:00pm Tutor: Katy Fenwick
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The School of Artisan Food is a registered training partner of the Academy of Cheese and delivers the nationally recognised Level 1 certification for cheese enthusiasts, retailers, and industry professionals.

The Academy of Cheese is a not-for-profit industry funded organisation set up to promote cheese knowledge and provide career development, both within the industry and among the wider public. It culminates in the highly qualified and industry accredited role of Master of Cheese. The programme builds knowledge and skills in the full cheese cycle; from cheesemaking through affinage to selling to consumers - in both retail and food service environments.

Academy of Cheese - Level 1

This is an introductory level course for cheese enthusiasts looking to develop their knowledge about cheese making and tasting. The course is also ideal for those working in hospitality and catering wishing to provide a knowledgeable service to customers and chefs interested in purchasing and using different cheeses.

No previous knowledge is required for this Level 1 course.

The course covers:

  • History of cheese
  • Production and maturation methods
  • Guide to tasting
  • Tasting and describing 25 different cheeses
  • Online exam for Academy of Cheese Level 1 certification
  • Membership of the Academy of Cheese

We are currently developing Levels 2 and 3 for release in 2018. If you would like to be notified when Level 2 and 3 are available, please email [email protected]

OFFER: Receive 10% discount when you book both Academy of Cheese - Level 1 and Home Dairy Skills - Cheese, Butter & Yoghurt courses. Please apply code ACADSL10.


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