2017 Washington Artisan Cheesemakers Festival

Saturday, September 9, 1-5pm at Seattle Design Center

The Washington Artisan Cheesemakers Festival showcases a wide array of artisan and farmstead cheeses made in Washington. Meet the cheesemakers and sample some of the finest cheeses made in Washington State.

Washington State is home to nearly 70 cheesemakers. Download the Washington Artisan Cheese Map and explore the thriving Washington cheese industry.

2017 Tickets

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The 2017 Festival is sold out. There will not be additional tickets at the doors. Thank you to everyone who pre-ordered tickets. We look forward to seeing you at the event.

The festival is 21 and over only. Please note no one under the age of 21 will be admitted including babies and toddlers.

Cheese Seminar: Beecher's Handmade Cheese – Remy Martin Cognac – Tease Chocolates Tasting

Beecher's Head Cheesemonger Brian Gilbert ACS CCP®, is passionate about food education and creating unique experiences to showcase where our food comes from and how it's produced, during the process of tasting.

Brian has chosen a selection of Beecher's traditional clothbound Cheddar-style cheeses, Remy Martin Cognac samples (V.S.O.P, 1738 Accord Royal and XO) and single origin chocolates from Tease Chocolates. This exclusive tasting will walk you through specific parings, describe the process, tell the history, experiment and discuss the favorite picks.

» $35 per person or $30 when purchased with a festival ticket. Ticket price includes cheese, cognac and chocolate samples.
» Seminar presentation will take approximately 60-75 minutes.

21+ only.

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Washington State Cheesemakers Association

WASCAWashington Artisan Cheesemakers Festival is a benefit for the Washington State Cheesemakers Association, a non-profit organization whose mission is to support Washington cheesemakers through education, promotion and collaboration.