AND THE WINNERS ARE…

The panel of judges has spoken, and here are the winners of the 2018 Adopt-an-Alp contest: – Galen LeGrand, Skagit Valley Food Coop, Mount Vernon, WA – Jenn Martella, Piazza Italian Market, Easton, MD – Beth Falk, Mill City Cheesemongers, Lowell, MA – Adam Shutes, Boston Cheese Cellar, Roslindale, MA – Shelli Morton, World’s Best Cheeses East, Boston, MA. These five winners will go to Switzerland on a full paid…

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Show encore: Rainbow Grocery, Cheese+ and Google

The food show in the Moscone Center might be over, the work isn’t. Caroline always takes the opportunity to visit customers in the Bay Area or even further out. She met Gordon Edgar at the “Rainbow Grocery” and then went on to “Cheese Plus”. A highlight was certainly to see the Google campus on Thursday. During the tour Caroline had also the opportunity to taste the food that is served…

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Adopt-an-Alp at the San Francisco Food Show

It was only fitting that we put Adopt-an-Alp at the forefront during the NASFT Food Show in San Francisco (Jan.13 – 15) since we have strong crowd of followers of the program along the U.S. westcoast.Banner, displays and lot of talking and explaining did the job. Even Dr. David Escher, CEO of “Switzerland Cheese Marketing AG” was impressed how well “Alpkäse” is promoted in the U.S. During the 3-day-show several…

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Education at the Club

Olde Hickory in south Fort Myers is a Golf&Country Club which is typical for the numerous of such clubs that exists in Southwest Florida. So it made only sense to have an educational evening at the Club since Chef Werner Dietrich had adopted an Alp: Jänzimatt! And what a success it was. Chef Dietrich and Caroline put together a program and menu which let to spontaneous applause throughout the evening….

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EMP Pop-up with Vacherin from Steiners Hohberg

Daniel Humm’s “Eleven Madison Park” (EMP), one of the top five restaurants in the world over the last few years, counts on the Swiss Alps and the Adopt-an-Alp program for his Winter House pop-up in Aspen (CO).Starting on December 15 and going through the end of January he serves fondue made with Vacherin Fribourgeois AOP from Steiners Hohberg and the Rolf Beeler Gruyère, both cheeses are exclusively in the portfolio…

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