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Academy of Cheese Level 1 (Associate)

(Already completed Level 1? Click here to continue on to Level 2)

Delve deeper under the rind and become an Associate of the Academy of Cheese.

The Academy of Cheese is all about improving cheese knowledge, from helping to curate an epic cheese board to developing careers behind the counter.

With four levels to complete before becoming a fully-qualified Master of Cheese, your journey begins with the basic Level 1 Associate certification course at the School of Fine Food in London.

During this fun, hands-on one-day course, you’ll learn a structured approach to tasting.  You’ll cover cheese making, provenance, terminology and much more, backed up with a little home study (and more tasting) before completing the online certification.

Book now to join us to understand how cheese is made, get to grips with the different families of cheeses and taste over 25 cheeses to expand your knowledge and your palate.  You’ll be given a wealth of cheese-related material as well as an invaluable workbook.

Know a cheese lover?
Give the gift of cheese.  The Level 1 one-day course makes a wonderful present for the cheese lover in your life.

Requirements:  no previous experience required.

One-day course timings: 09:30 – 16:30

Cost: Level One £195 including VAT

Venue: Guild of Fine Food / School of Fine Food, 42 Southwark Street, London SE1 1UN


Book a course online

For more information or to book, please contact jilly.sitch@gff.co.uk
or call +44 (0) 1747 825200.

About the Academy of Cheese
The Guild of Fine Food is a founding patron of this not for profit organisation that is establishing a cheese qualification on four levels. The next level after Associate is Member (Level 2). The Academy has been set-up to promote cheese knowledge and provide career development, both within the industry and amongst the wider public. It culminates in the highly qualified and industry accredited role of Master of Cheese.

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