The Cheesemonger Invitational will hold their annual winter cheese party and competition in San Francisco on Sunday, January 19 at The Midway (900 Marin Street). The invitational, which celebrates its seventh event in San Francisco, is an all-you-can-eat evening of artisan cheeses and specialty foods from around the globe combined with a competition amongst cheesemongers drawn from Murray’s Cheese, Whole Foods, Harmon’s, Market Hall Foods, and specialty cheese stores around the country.
Beginning at 4:00pm, the public is welcome to sample cheese pairing bites prepared by the competitors, featuring artisan cheese fromv: Rogue Creamery, Nettle Meadow, Firefly Farms, Smoking Goose Meats, Girl Meats Dirt Jams and others.
A full list of this year’s hosts can be found online, including Cowgirl Creamery, Fromage Gruyere, Challerhocker, Vermont Creamery, Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin, The Cellars at Jasper Hill, Columbia Cheese, Essex St Cheese, and Neal’s Yard Dairy. More information on the event can be found here.