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Awards for Cathy Strange, Cabot, and More


Photo courtesy of Whole Foods Global cheese expert Cathy Strange, the vice president of specialty for Whole Foods, and Van Salmans, of the cheese marketing organization Salmans and Associates, will each receive the Wisconsin Cheese Maker Association‘s (WCMA) new Luminary Award at the 2022 Cheese Expo in April. The award “recognizes the contributions of leaders […]

Remembering Anne Saxelby


The cheese universe has been shocked & saddened by the unexpected death of Anne Saxelby, founder of Saxelby Cheesemongers and American cheesemaker champion.

Voicings: Sarah Munly


We caught 2020 Cheesemonger Invitational champ Sarah Munly on the eve of her new professional journey.

Voicings: Adam Moskowitz


If you’re in the cheese world, you probably recognize him as his alter-ego, Mr. Moo.

Best Regions: New York


If you want to make a name for yourself, you head to New York, and the cheese industry is no exception to this rule.

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


Last weekend, Eric Shack of Eataly in New York was crowned champion at the Cheesemonger Invitational.

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 […]