Jeffrey Roberts, author of The Atlas of American Artisan Cheese, will be in Seattle to give a seminar at the upcoming Seattle Cheese Festival. In addition, he will attend and emcee several cheese events and sign books during the days prior....here's a roundup of Roberts' Seattle appearances: Wednesday May 14th Stumbling Goat Bistro will hold a cheese dinner/fundraiser in conjunction with Slow Food Seattle. Jeff will be the featured speaker and Washington Cheesemakers Julie & Rob Steil from River Valley Cheese Co., Kelli & Anthony Estrella from Estrella Family Creamery and Ryan Trail from Mt. Townsend Creamery will also attend. Cost is $125/person and the event benefits the efforts of another Washington cheesemaker, Quillisascut Cheese Co., and their Farm School program. Call 206-784-3535 to reserve your spot.
Stumbling Goat Bistro 6722 Greenwood Ave N Seattle, WA 206-784-3535
Thursday May 15th Pike Brewing presents a beer and cheese dinner with Roberts and those very same Washington Cheesemakers...that is, Julie & Rob Steil from River Valley Cheese Co., Kelli & Anthony Estrella from Estrella Family Creamery and Ryan Trail from Mt. Townsend Creamery. Cost is $55/person, reservations recommended. Jeff will also be signing copies of his book, which will be available at the discounted price of $29.95
Pike Brewing Co. 1451 1st Ave. Seattle, WA 206-622-6044
Saturday May 17th Roberts will be giving a seminar at the Seattle Cheese Festival titled "Northwest Terroir." SCF seminars are always outstanding and this is a great opportunity to learn the ins and outs of Northwest cheese from someone who knows what he's talking about. The seminar is $40 - to register online click here.