The Cheese School of San Francisco

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    Cheese & Beer 101

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    Cheese and beer are the best thing to ever happen to fermentation. Forget the wine -- beer is actually easier to pair with cheese, a more forgiving medium that coaxes out more of dairy's subtle favors. This is more than just a session of tasty nibbles -- The Cheese School is dedicated to maximizing your appreciation and enjoyment of cheese. And the range of accompanying beers will help you learn how to create your own pairings at home. This is the best kind of school, where eating in class is required, and there's no homework other than continuing your love affair with lactose.
    Cheese & Beer 101

    2124 Folsom St, San Francisco

    • Sit down to a delicious tasting of different cheeses and beers
    • Discover why beer is the perfect medium to bring out cheese's complex flavors
    • Gain new insights into different kinds of cheese and how to pair them with tasty beers
    • Enjoy fun, informal variation on the traditional classroom
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    Summer Pizza Party

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    The perfect pizza: a crust that's crispy yet chewy; thin yet strong enough to hold toppings. While the pizza is a simple food, its subtleties can mean the difference between a soggy frisbee and a golden circle of perfection. You'll get the full scope of techniques for reliably perfect crust, from how to use a pizzaiolo's wood-fired oven to what hacks you can use when you're making a pie at home. And best of all, you'll get to try your hardest to taste the difference. This is the best kind of school, where eating in class is required, and there's no homework other than continuing your love affair with pizza!
    Summer Pizza Party

    2124 Folsom St, San Francisco

    • Get a delicious lesson in crafting the perfect pizza
    • Learn how to craft a reliably perfect crust, in a traditional stove and at home
    • Gain the skills and knowledge to make your own delectable pies time and time again
    • A fun, informal variation on a traditional classroom
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    2 positive reviews
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    Cheeses of France

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    Don't knock the French for sometimes acting like the world revolves around them. In the case of cheese, they're right. France is undeniably the historic and cultural epicenter of all things fromage. More than most of us can imagine, the French value their culinary patrimony. So much so that the government puts forth an extraordinary effort to preserve its historic food treasures -- for us to enjoy, here in San Francisco. This class will cover the age-old grand dames, small production treasures, and extraordinary everyday wheels that put the 'ooh-la-la' in French cuisine.
    Cheeses of France

    2124 Folsom St, San Francisco

    • Learn the intricacies of French cheese from a master cheesemaker
    • Taste aged, boutique and (extra)ordinary everyday French cheeses
    • Learn the components that make up a truly great French cheese
    • Refine your cheese palette and gain an understanding that will last a lifetime
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    2 positive reviews
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    Cheesemaking: I'm Totally Gouda

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    Gouda is one of the oldest recorded cheeses, dating at least from 1184, and also one of the most popular worldwide. If you want to know how to make an ageable cheese, then this is the one for you. This class will teach you how to transform fresh milk into a personal wheel of ageable, lovable Gouda. Learn about milk chemistry, culture options and ways to salt and press. You'll also learn three different ways to age your wheel at home. You can decide if you'd like to flavor your cheese with fenugreek or cumin seeds and each class participants takes home a 1 pound wheel of cheese for aging.
    Cheesemaking: I'm Totally Gouda

    2124 Folsom St, San Francisco

    • Learn the fine art of making delicious Gouda cheese
    • Discover the subtleties of adding flavor layers with mix-ins like cumin seeds and fenugreek
    • Bring home a pound of delicious cheese for aging
    • Take your cheesemaking from good to really Gouda
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    2 positive reviews
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    Cheese 101

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    What do you really know about cheese? You know that you think it's so, so delicious. But what else? Cheese 101 from The Cheese School of San Francisco is your first step to discovering the delightful world of cheese and cheesemaking. In this class you'll taste, listen, and ask your way through the basics of what cheese is, how and where it's made, and how it's classified. Above all, you'll learn key tasting skills that will enhance your appreciation of cheese for the rest of your life. In cheese as in life, a little knowledge goes a long way.
    Cheese 101

    2124 Folsom St, San Francisco

    • Learn all about cheese: what it is, where it's made and how it's classified
    • Discover key tasting skills as you sample a variety of cheeses
    • Learn the components that make up a truly great cheese
    • Refine your cheese palette and gain an understanding that will last a lifetime
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    2 positive reviews
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    Cheese & Wine Pairings 101

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    Pairing cheese and wine to bring out the best takes a little bit of science and a lot of experience. When you get it right, you know: the combination elevates what is already delicious into an experience that is truly transcendent. Get it wrong, and what should be a great cheese or wine falls flat (or worse). In this class you'll learn some general guidelines that will help you get it right more often than wrong, and tasting tips that will help you identify your own personal favorites.
    Cheese & Wine Pairings 101

    2124 Folsom St, San Francisco

    • Sit down to a delicious tasting of different cheeses and wines
    • Discover why wine is one of the most favored mediums to bring out cheese's delightful flavors
    • Gain new insights into different kinds of cheese and how to pair them with various wines
    • Enjoy fun, informal variation on the traditional classroom
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    2 positive reviews
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    Mozzarella, Burrata & Riccotta Cheesemaking

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    What do you really know about cheese? You know that you think it's so, so delicious. But what else? Cheese 101 from The Cheese School of San Francisco is your first step to discovering the delightful world of cheese and cheesemaking. In this class you'll taste, listen, and ask your way through the basics of what cheese is, how and where it's made, and how it's classified. Above all, you'll learn key tasting skills that will enhance your appreciation of cheese for the rest of your life. In cheese as in life, a little knowledge goes a long way.
    Mozzarella, Burrata & Riccotta Cheesemaking

    2124 Folsom St, San Francisco

    • Learn all about cheese: what it is, where it's made and how it's classified
    • Discover key tasting skills as you sample a variety of cheeses
    • Learn the components that make up a truly great cheese
    • Refine your cheese palette and gain an understanding that will last a lifetime
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    2 positive reviews
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    Old World versus New World Cheese

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    Cheesemaking in Europe is built on centuries of tradition. Cheesemakers in North America, however, while inspired by cheesemaking in Europe, are out to create new flavors and forms. In this class you'll see old and new world's on the same plate so you can taste the difference. What makes a better cheese: innovative interpretation or strict adherence to tradition? In this class, you'll be the judge. You will taste a French triple-crème against a similar cheese from the American south; an English cheddar alongside a Vermont one; and several other equally delectable match-ups. Along the way, you'll discover what the most important components of a great cheeses really are.
    Old World versus New World Cheese

    2124 Folsom St, San Francisco

    • Sample a variety of old and new world cheese and learn their intricacies
    • Taste a French triple-crème, an English cheddar and others, and compare to their new world counterparts
    • Learn the components that make up a truly great cheese
    • Refine your cheese palette and gain an understanding that will last a lifetime
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    2 positive reviews

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