If you want to become an expert cheese monger, deepen your knowledge on cheese and wine, learn in a practical way the ropes: « Paroles de Fromagers » will be your best guide.
Our 160m² cheese center in the heart of Paris is a very complete place and perfectly adapted to apprehend all the facets of the cheese trade.
> A traditional creamery-cheese shop and factory, real scenario tool for you
> A ripening cellar to learn how to master ripening
> A cheese making lab to learn the basics of cheese making
> Two tasting rooms : a 17th century vaulted cellar & alpine style chalet room for theoretical learning and tastings.
You are trained by cheese experts
Our trainers are all expert « fromagers » (French and English speaking). They are experienced in speaking up in public and are recognized for their pedagogical qualities.
Networking – meet people
As there is no dairy farm in Paris (and it’s better this way :), we also make you meet people from many levels in the industry and discover the network you need in order to understand the cheese business.
Strong theoretical training
Practice in a professional environment
Meet people and do networking
A training certificate by « Paroles de Fromagers »
Find the details of our Training courses below
Level 1 training – Fast track Fromages et terroirs
A very intensive immersion into the world of cheese
Day 1 :
The history of cheese in France and around the world.
The economy of milk and dairies.
The cheese families, how to recognize them and learn their caracteristics
Initiation to the « caseology », the art of tasting cheeses and pairing with wines and other beverage.
Day 2 :
Cheese making workshop.
Aging cheese at a cheese shop: understand the basic principles
Day 3 :
Visit of a cheese making factory
Fundamental principles of hygiene in the cheese industry
Cutting, weighing and packaging cheese
Level 2 training – total immersion in the cheese business
Total immersion: 1 week, 7 days or 49 hours
Learn all you need to know about a cheese business
Artistic cutting, setting up trays and buffets
Sourcing products and building up a range of well sourced cheeses that you will be proud of.
Meet farmstead producers, cheese wholesaler
Goat farm / Chaource cheese / Champagne vineyard visit
Caséologie training, the art of cheese tasting : Cheese and wine / beer / coffee / tea / whiskey / sake…
How to work on and find new pairings ?
Cheese making training Level 2 – milk preparation, learn the use of culture and rennet, take control of the acidification. How to develop a cheese making business as a cheesemonger.
Optimise cheese sale and master the staging of your cheese shop.
Key principles of following and driving the run of a cheese business
Benefit from our experienced cheese experts and discover the wonders of cheeses. In a professional environment in the heart of Paris, connected with many farms in the country side