Events at Zingerman's Creamery



Thursday, June 29, 2017 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Cost: $30

A delicious introduction to the hand-crafted Gelato & Cheese produced by our team at Zingerman’s Creamery. Join Tessie, one of our Cream Top Shop managers and resident Certified Cheese Professional for an evening of cheese and gelato tasting with notes about our production methods and milk producers. Bread and additional accompaniments from our Cream Top Shop will be provided.



Thursday, July 13, 2017 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Cost: $30.00

A delicious introduction to the world of cheese! Join Tessie, one of our Cream Top Shop managers and resident Certified Cheese Professional, as she guides you through the seven major styles of cheese. She’ll talk about what makes each style unique and provide samples of each, share tips for building a well-rounded cheese board, and give some tips on the basics of pairing cheese with beer & wine. Bread and additional accompaniments from our Cream Top Shop will be provided.



Thursday, July 27, 2017 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Cost: $35.00

Do you know what wine to pair with that perfectly melting triple cream brie? We do! Join Tessie, our resident Certified Cheese Professional and wine lover for an evening of tasting and exploration. We’ll taste through a spectrum of wines from our favorite vintners paired with wine-friendly artisan cheeses. Bread and additional accompaniments from our Cream Top Shop will be provided.
This tasting is for cheese lovers 21+



Saturday, August 12, 2017 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Cost: $20.00

We don’t think there is a minimum age to enjoy great cheese! In this fun-filled tasting we’ll demonstrate the cheesemaking process using our fresh mozzarella, taste the major categories of cheese, and share some of our favorite kid-friendly, cheesy recipes. Bread and additional accompaniments from our Cream Top Shop will be provided.
Please bring at least 1 adult for every 3 kids.



Thursday, August 24, 2017 6:00am to 8:00pm

Cost: $30.00

August is the very height of tomato season in Michigan, and what better way to enjoy fresh tomatoes than with fresh mozzarella? We’ll taste fiore di latte (our classic fresh mozzarella), burrata, baked mozzarella & myrtle, and mozzarella & prosciutto rolls – all with a nice sampling of locally-grown heirloom tomatoes! Bread and additional accompaniments from our Cream Top Shop will be provided.



Private Tastings & Tours

Looking for a 1 to 2 hour class or demonstration for a tour, social or educational group?

Please use the contact page or call 734.929.0500 if you would like set up a private tasting event with one of our cheesemongers.

There is a non-refundable $50 deposit to hold the date for all private events, this deposit will be applied to the total balance of your tasting at the time of the event. We have tasting spaces that can accommodate up to 50 people. For groups 10-22 there is no charge for our Community Room at the Cream Top Shop, for groups of 23-50 there is a $125 room rental fee.