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Upcoming Classes

3 DECEMBER 2020 - Wine 101

Join Colin and Vanessa as they taste and talk through an array of hand-selected wines! We'll cover the basics of the winemaking process, tasting and pairing tips, and characteristics of various wines by region. Sip and snack along, expand your wine knowledge, and pick out the perfect holiday wines with us!

This class will take place virtually at 7:30 pm on Thursday, December 3rd.

To fully participate, please:

1. Reserve your ticket, cheese, and wine through Eventbrite! The flat rate of $15 guarantees that you will receive a Zoom link within 24 hours of the class. Choose either a Small (three wines) or Large (six wines) Wine Bundle as a ticket add-on. We are also offering a pre-assembled cheese platter (includes two cheeses, fruits, nuts, jams, and more!) to accompany your wine.

2. Pick up your bundles the day of the class! Bundles can be picked up at our Huron Avenue location anytime after 12 noon on the day of the class (12/3).

IMPORTANT NOTE: We are unable to ship the bundles for this class. All products must be picked up at the shop.

 

26 JANUARY 2021 - Cheese 101: Back to Basics

Our most popular class! Our cheesemongers will help you broaden your knowledge of one of our favorite subjects. We will talk about the history and process of cheesemaking, the most common styles of cheese you'll find at a cheese shop like ours, and how our favorite modern-day cheesemakers (many of whom we have visited) are embracing artisan traditions. Learn the basics of tasting and building your own cheese plate, and if you'd like, add a few of our favorite pairing options as well!

This class will take place virtually at 8 pm on Tuesday, January 26th.

To fully participate in the class:

1. Reserve your ticket, cheese, and wine through Eventbrite! The flat rate of $15 guarantees that you will receive a Zoom link within 24 hours of the class. Choose either a Small (fit for two people) or Large (fit for four people) Cheese Bundle, which will include four cheeses, two accompaniments, and crackers. The Wine Bundle will include two wines from diverse regions to pair perfectly with the cheeses. Our Sweets & Snacks and Charcuterie Bundles include some of our favorite products to round out the perfect cheese plate!

2. Pick up your bundles the day of the class! Bundles can be picked up at our Huron Avenue location anytime after 12 noon on the day of the class (1/26).

IMPORTANT NOTE: If you are not local and need your bundles shipped, you will need to call us at 617-354-4750 by Thursday, January 21st to have this arranged.

 

 

31 JANUARY 2021 - MICRO CLASS: JASPER HILL

 

We are now offering Micro Learning Events! Our new Micro Classes are meant to be fun, informative bursts of information for more casual learning, with plenty of time for Q&A.

In this short class (30-45 minutes), your instructor will discuss the history of Jasper Hill in Greensboro Vermont, their impact on American artisanal cheesemaking, and Formaggio Kitchen's special relationship with them.

This event will take place on Sunday, January 31st at 6:00 pm EST.

In order to participate, please follow these three steps:

1. Reserve your ticket through Eventbrite! The flat rate of $5 guarantees that you will receive a Zoom link within 24 hours of the class. This ticket is your admission to the classroom.

2. Choose your bundles! In the ticket add-ons, choose either a Small (fit for two) or Large (fit for four) Cheese bundle.

3. Pick up your bundles the day of the class! Bundles can be picked up at our Huron Avenue location between noon and 4 pm the day of the class (1/31).

IMPORTANT NOTE: If you are not local and need your bundles shipped, you will need to call us at 617-354-4750 by Wednesday, January 27th to have this arranged.

 

 
5 FEBRUARY 2021 - ALPINE CHEESE 101 
 

We're incredibly proud of our selection of alpine style cheeses here at Formaggio Kitchen! These cheeses are rich, nutty, savory, funky, melty, and delicious. They're also packed with history and tradition! In this class, we'll taste through a selection of rare alpine styles that are both diverse and versatile, perfect for a warming winter cheese board, a next-level grilled cheese, or a fondue.

This class will take place virtually at 7:30 pm on Friday, February 5th 2021.

To fully participate in the class you MUST:

1. Reserve your Classroom Admission ticket through Eventbrite! The flat rate of $15 guarantees that you will receive a Zoom link to the event within 24 hours of the class. We kindly ask that you purchase at least one Classroom Admission ticket per household, as these tickets directly support your classroom coordinators and instructors.

2. Reserve your cheese and wine as ticket add-ons

Choose either a Small (fit for two people) or Large (fit for four people) Cheese bundle, which will include four cheeses, two accompaniments, and crackers. The Wine Pairing will include two wines hand selected by our wine team.

3. Pick up your bundles the day of the class! Bundles can be picked up at our Huron Avenue location anytime after 12 noon on the day of the class (2/5).

IMPORTANT NOTE: If you are not local and need your bundles shipped, you will need to call us at 617-354-4750 by Tuesday, February 2nd to have this arranged.

 

 
 
10 FEBRUARY 2021 - Goaties Galore 
 

We are now offering Micro Learning Events! Our new Micro Classes are meant to be fun, informative bursts of information for more casual learning, with plenty of time for Q&A.

In this short class (30-45 minutes), your instructor will cover a variety of popular styles of goat cheese as well as their history and the regions where they come from.

This event will take place on Wednesday, February 10th at 7:30 pm.

In order to participate, please follow these three steps:

1. Reserve your ticket through Eventbrite! The flat rate of $5 guarantees that you will receive a Zoom link within 24 hours of the class. This ticket is your admission to the classroom.

2. Choose your bundles! In the ticket add-ons, choose either a Small (fit for two) or Large (fit for four) Cheese bundle.

3. Pick up your bundles the day of the class! Bundles can be picked up at our Huron Avenue location anytime after 12 noon on the day of the class (2/10).

IMPORTANT NOTE: If you are not local and need your bundles shipped, you will need to call us at 617-354-4750 by Friday, February 5th to have this arranged.

 
 
 
17 FEBRUARY 2021 - MICRO LEARNING: COMTE
 

We are now offering Micro Learning Events! Our new Micro Classes are meant to be fun, informative bursts of information for more casual learning, with plenty of time for Q&A.

In this short class (30-45 minutes), we will talk about the history and process of Comté cheesemaking and why Comté is so special to us here at Formaggio Kitchen, while tasting our youngest and oldest Comtés side by side.

This event will take place on Wednesday, February 17th at 8:00 pm.

In order to participate, please follow these three steps:

1. Reserve your ticket through Eventbrite! The flat rate of $5 guarantees that you will receive a Zoom link within 24 hours of the class. This ticket is your admission to the classroom.

2. Choose your bundles! In the ticket add-ons, choose either a Small (fit for two) or Large (fit for four) Cheese bundle.

3. Pick up your bundles the day of the class! Bundles can be picked up at our Huron Avenue location anytime after 12 noon on the day of the class (2/17).

IMPORTANT NOTE: If you are not local and need your bundles shipped, you will need to call us at 617-354-4750 by Friday, February 12th to have this arranged.

 

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