9:30 am -12:00pm
Bubbles Brunch Featuring Celebrity Guest Chef John Ash (The Ballroom at the Sheraton Sonoma County – Petaluma)
Considered the Father of Wine Country cuisine, Chef John Ash will be dishing up a special Sunday brunch celebrating California cheese at every course. Join Chef John Ash for a delicious brunch, demonstrating techniques for incorporating artisan cheese into an elegant meal, during this two-hour culinary adventure. Sit, sip, and savor as we walk you through tips, tricks and recipes on combining curds and cuvees. Tickets include brunch, sparkling wine and coveted early entry into the Artisan Cheese Tasting & Marketplace at 11:00 am before it opens to the public at 12:00 noon. Click here for the featured Brunch Recipes from Chef John Ash!
(Ticket price is $115 per person.)
12:00pm – 4:00 pm
Artisan Cheese Tasting & Marketplace (Under the Big Top – Sheraton Sonoma County – Petaluma)
Join us Under the Big Top for an afternoon like no other! Meet over 90 artisan producers and experience the best of local cheese, wine, beer, ciders and other specialty foods. Discover the next wave of interesting cheese accompaniments, cheesemaking products and books. Pick up new recipes, tips and tricks at chef demos scheduled throughout the day. Bring your pocketbook as there will be an opportunity to purchase your favorite cheeses and artisan products. Your ticket includes admission, access to chef demos and author book signings, the coveted Artisan Cheese Festival insulated cheese tote bag and a festival wine glass.
(Ticket price is $45 per person, $20 for kids 12 and under.)
Marketplace Cooking Demonstrations
Join Duskie Estes, Co-Owner and Executive Chef of zazu kitchen + farm and Black Pig Meat Company for a demo with cheese and bacon!
“Locals” A guide to pairing Sonoma and Marin County beer and Cheese. What grows together goes together! Hosted by Rebekah Baker, the Corporate Director of Specialty Cheese at Nugget Market and an American Cheese Society Certified Cheese Professional.
Josh Silvers, Owner and Executive Chef of Jackson’s Bar and Oven will demo a great recipe for Cheesy Arancini.