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Meet Evan Talen, the Cheesemonger Invitational Champion


Newcomer Evan Talen of Aperitivo blew the judges away in the Chicago Cheesemonger Invitational.

Jill Zenoff Wins the Winter 2019 Cheesemonger Invitational


From cheesy s’mores to a Cheese Camp song, Jill Zenoff blew the judges away at the Winter 2019 CMI.

Eric Schack is the Newest Cheesemonger Invitational Champion


Photo Credit Kristine Jannuzzi With 1,400 attendees, the 14th Cheesemonger Invitational (CMI)—held for the first time at the spacious Brooklyn Expo Center on Saturday, June 30—was the biggest and arguably the best event in its nine-year history. “The cheesemonger talent was incredible, and what I’m hearing from guests is that the CMI is all grown […]

In Queso You Missed It January 28th


Happy Sunday, cheese lovers! Hope everyone is settling into this lazy last Sunday of January, with nothing to do but snack and watch the Grammy’s. Here’s what you may have missed this week in cheese: Vermont-native Rory Stamp, of Dedalus Wine Shop in Burlington, Vermont, won the Cheesemonger Invitational, a semi-annual competition. Why, you ask? See […]