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CDR: Advanced Cheesemaking: Italian-Style Varieties (In-Person)

CDR: Advanced Cheesemaking: Italian-Style Varieties (In-Person)

Tuesday, September 19, 2023 to Thursday, September 21, 2023

Event Details

Including: Mozzarella, Provolone, Parmesan, Asiago, Romano, pizza performances and lipases.

Course Description
This advanced level cheesemaking course takes a deep dive into Italian-style cheese varieties. Content that was previously a part of our Advanced Cheese Technology short course has been revamped to enhance your cheesemaking knowledge and skills with classroom lectures by CDR content experts, hands-on labs and activities, sensory evaluations, and critical thinking exercises. Successful completion of the Cheesemaking Fundamentals short course (or pre-approved work experience*) is required prior to taking this course.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe and demonstrate the fundamental Italian-style cheesemaking steps.
  • Master the foundational science related to cheesemaking.
  • Understand the functionality and end user applications of Italian cheese varieties.
  • Identify defects, causes and solutions common in Italian-style cheeses.
  • Understand the impact of varying key processing steps on the quality of
    Italian cheese varieties.
  • Describe the unique steps and qualities in manufacturing the wide range of Italian-style cheese varieties.
  • Discover the similarities and differences between commodity and artisan Italian-style cheese varieties.
  • Discuss milks standardization and cheese yield.

Dr. Rani Govindasamy-Lucey - CDR technical course contact
Contact with questions on course content or if this course is right for you.

Heather Cooper - CDR events coordinator
Contact with questions on registration, certificates, or other questions.

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