Posts Tagged: Cheesemonger

Hooked on Cheese: How to Be a Better Cheese Customer

I spend an inordinate amount of time in artisan cheese shops, at grocery store cheese counters, and on cheese sellers’ websites. I have worked in cheese retail, consulted with national chains to improve and curate their offerings, and partnered with e-commerce suppliers. Over the years, I’ve witnessed a lot of customers buying cheese at all… Read more »

Hooked on Cheese: 35 Years in Cheese

2018 marks my 35th year in the cheese business. I’ve been fortunate to meet so many incredible people over the course of my career, and I’ve certainly eaten more than my share of world class cheese along the way. My job has enabled me to travel the globe in the search for new dairies and… Read more »

HOOKED ON CHEESE: The Evolution of American Original Cheese

I’ve been in the cheese business long enough to observe a huge shift in what “American original cheese” means. I can remember a time when the only American cheese (technically, “cheese product”) was Kraft Singles; today, many world-renowned cheeses are American originals.

Hooked on Cheese: A Beginner’s Guide to Buying and Storing Cheese

Being nicknamed “The Cheese Guy,” I naturally get asked cheese questions on a daily basis. The most frequently asked question by far: “Where’s the best place to buy cheese?” It’s certainly a great question (with many subjective answers), but a better question would be: “How do you buy cheese the right way and keep it in peak… Read more »