Welcome to Cheese Culture!

We are dedicated to enhancing cheese knowledge and enjoyment through public and professional education, events and consulting. We entertain and enlighten, bring focus to corporate gatherings, and develop expertise among retail and hospitality staff.

What is Cheese Culture all about? Read on...

ACS Certification Exam Prep

The American Cheese Society (www.cheesesociety.org) has established an annual Certification Exam for Cheese Professionals, which formally acknowledges the competencies of established American cheese professionals. Cheese Culture has coached Canadian candidates toward success on the challenging exam. Candidates sitting the exam will benefit from our Master Classes for Cheese Retailers.


Cheese Culture Aroma Wheel

Click here for a PDF version of this handy tasting tool!


Cheese Education for Retailers

Develop product knowledge and customer service skills in your cheese sales team, or fine-tune your retail performance through a customized master class. Find out more about these new opportunities.

Wine Education for Cheese Professionals

Develop knowledge and confidence to better serve hospitality sector accounts and to better inform retail customers about the pleasures of wine and cheese. Learn to taste and talk about wine with ease, to decipher wine lists and labels, and to recommend pairings. Find out more about these new opportunities.

Calendar of Public Events and Classes

Cheese Culture hosts tutored tastings, matching challenges and other delicious and educational opportunities to enjoy cheese, wine and beer. Check out our calendar, or read about previous events.

The Wedge Issue
The latest seasonal musing about the world of cheese is now available

Cheese Plate Review
After- dinner selection at Batifole Restaurant in Riverdale

Meet the Maker
In conversation with
James Keith of Back Forty Artisan Cheese

Cheese Plates About Town is an opinionated and appreciative assessment of cheese service in Toronto's best restaurants: read the latest review...


Contact Cheese Culture to inquire about our services!