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Mon, 24 Jun



Cheese Retail Course: Cheesemonger Fundamentals

Join me, Emma Young, and Laurent Mons of Mons Formation/Mons Fromager-Affineur for a 5-day immersion into practical & theoretical training for Cheesemongers at Mons HQ in France. Taught in English.

Cheese Retail Course: Cheesemonger Fundamentals
Cheese Retail Course: Cheesemonger Fundamentals

Time & Location

24 Jun 2024, 08:00 – 28 Jun 2024, 15:00

Saint-Haon-le-Châtel, 42370 Saint-Haon-le-Châtel, France

About the Event

Who is this course designed for?

- Cheesemongers who have recently started their journey in cheese

- Retailers who would like to fine tun their knowledge of both theoretical and practical cheesemongering

- Those who are thinking about starting a career in retailing cheese

What you will learn?

We will cover a LOT in 5 days in the classroom, in the Mons caves, in a Mons shop and offsite on a farm. 

You will learn about;

- How to be a good cheesemonger

-  Sensory Analysis & describing cheese to customers

- Cutting small cheeses, larger pieces and breaking down full wheels (in theory and live in a Mons shop)

- Wrapping cheese for both display and the customer (in theory and live in a Mons shop)

- How to set up displays (in theory and live in a Mons shop)

- Cheesemaking

- Farming at a French Pedagogical Farm/Milk supplier to the Laiterie Cote Roanaise (Mons Dairy)

- HACCP & Food Hygiene

- Basic Affinage Concepts 

Class size: Maximum of 6 students, minimum of 4 students

Tuition: €2800, which includes lodging, breakfasts and lunches, and ground transportation during the course. 

Places are limited so please send me a message if you are interested and I will give you all the information you need to get signed up!

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