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save the date: 12TH ANNUAL

CALIFORNIA ARTISAN CHEESE FESTIVAL

MARCH 23-25, 2018, PETALUMA CALIFORNIA

 
 

A weekend long celebration brought together by a lively and friendly group of experts and presenters from the wonderful world of artisan cheese. The festival promotes broad awareness of the artisan cheesemaking community and enjoyment of its products. 

Thank you for joining us at the 2017 California Artisan Cheese Festival! Congratulations goes out to our talented Cheesemongers and Chefs at The Ultimate Best Bite. Our Judges' Panel awarded first place to Devorah Harris of Oliver's Market in Cotati for her Best Bite using Capra Stanislaus from Nicolau Farms. Second place was awarded to Christina Strategos of Nugget Market in Woodland using Boont Corners from Pennyroyal Farm, and third place went to Jan Barrett of Oliver's Market, Montecito Store in Santa Rosa, using Classico by Tumalo Farms from Vintage Cheese Company.

You also had a say in picking our People's Choice winners! People's Choice Cheesemonger went to Sara Payne of Whole Foods Market in Napa, using Assa from Tomales Farmstead Creamery, and People's Choice Chef was Eli Anderson of Local Dish of Eastside Petaluma and Santa Rosa Community farmers markets for A Taste of Spring, using Chevoo Dill Pollen and Garlic Fresh Goat Cheese.

Judges's Choice First Place Best Bite: Devorah Harris of Oliver's Market, Cotati using Capra Stanislaus from Nicolau Farms. Photo by Shana Bull.

Judges's Choice First Place Best Bite: Devorah Harris of Oliver's Market, Cotati using Capra Stanislaus from Nicolau Farms. Photo by Shana Bull.

TICKETS for 2018 festival coming january 1, 2018
 

 
 
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