Events at Zingerman's Creamery



Friday, December 15, 2017 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Cost: $150.00

This hands-on event will walk you through the steps of putting together a stellar gift basket! We’ll have a selection of cheeses, accompaniments, and cheese swag from our Cream Top Shop available to taste and use to build your own unique gift. Just in time for your holiday celebrations, you’ll leave with our tips and tricks for creating an eye-catching edible gift, enjoy a glass of sparkling wine or grape juice while you build your creation, and take home a giftable basket.



Saturday, December 16, 2017 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Cost: $125.00

This hands-on event will give you the confidence to create a cheese plate for any occasion! We’ll have a selection of cheeses and accompaniments from our Cream Top Shop available to taste and use to build your own unique cheese plate. Just in time for your holiday celebrations, you’ll leave with our tips and tricks for creating an eye-catching cheese centerpiece, enjoy a glass of sparkling wine or grape juice while you build your creation, and take home a cheese platter for up to 10 people to enjoy.



Sunday, December 17, 2017 11:00am to 12:00pm

Cost: $10.00

Join our cheese and gelato makers on an hour-long adventure to learn how we transform local milk into delicious cheese and gelato. On this tour, you will get to observe mozzarella stretching as well as taste freshly-made gelato. Taste some of our collection of cow’s milk and goat’s milk cheeses while learning about the process directly from the makers. After the tour, make time for tasting in the Cream Top Shop or grab a couple of grilled sandwiches to enjoy for lunch.



Tuesday, December 19, 2017 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Cost: $125.00

This hands-on event will give you the confidence to create a cheese plate for any occasion! We’ll have a selection of cheeses and accompaniments from our Cream Top Shop available to taste and use to build your own unique cheese plate. Just in time for your holiday celebrations, you’ll leave with our tips and tricks for creating an eye-catching cheese centerpiece, enjoy a glass of sparkling wine or grape juice while you build your creation, and take home a cheese platter for up to 10 people to enjoy.



Thursday, December 21, 2017 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Cost: $150.00

This hands-on event will walk you through the steps of putting together a stellar gift basket! We’ll have a selection of cheeses, accompaniments, and cheese swag from our Cream Top Shop available to taste and use to build your own unique gift. Just in time for your holiday celebrations, you’ll leave with our tips and tricks for creating an eye-catching edible gift, enjoy a glass of sparkling wine or grape juice while you build your creation, and take home a giftable basket.



Friday, December 22, 2017 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Cost: $125.00

This hands-on event will give you the confidence to create a cheese plate for any occasion! We’ll have a selection of cheeses and accompaniments from our Cream Top Shop available to taste and use to build your own unique cheese plate. Just in time for your holiday celebrations, you’ll leave with our tips and tricks for creating an eye-catching cheese centerpiece, enjoy a glass of sparkling wine or grape juice while you build your creation, and take home a cheese platter for up to 10 people to enjoy.



Saturday, December 23, 2017 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Cost: $150.00

This hands-on event will walk you through the steps of putting together a stellar gift basket! We’ll have a selection of cheeses, accompaniments, and cheese swag from our Cream Top Shop available to taste and use to build your own unique gift. Just in time for your holiday celebrations, you’ll leave with our tips and tricks for creating an eye-catching edible gift, enjoy a glass of sparkling wine or grape juice while you build your creation, and take home a giftable basket.



Wednesday, December 27, 2017 2:00pm to 4:00pm

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, December 28, 2017 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Cost: $10.00

Tessie, our resident Certified Cheese Professional will demonstrate making fresh mozzarella and ricotta. These cheeses can be made at home with equipment most kitchens already have! You’ll get to taste the cheeses that we make in our demonstration and get tips and tricks for success in your home cheesemaking. Inspired to make it at home? We’ll have cheesemaking kits available for purchase in the Cream Top Shop!



Friday, December 29, 2017 2:00am to 4:00pm

Cost: $20.00

Baby, it’s cold outside and so is our Gelato! This tasting will tingle your sweet tooth as we introduce you to our fun flavors of gelato and sorbet that we produce at Zingerman’s Creamery. We’ll talk about why we choose the ingredients that we use, techniques used to create these frozen confections, and taste our way through what makes a great gelato.



Saturday, December 30, 2017 11:00am to 12:00pm

Cost: $10.00

Join our cheese and gelato makers on an hour-long adventure to learn how we transform local milk into delicious cheese and gelato. On this tour, you will get to observe mozzarella stretching as well as taste freshly-made gelato. Taste some of our collection of cow’s milk and goat’s milk cheeses while learning about the process directly from the makers. After the tour, make time for tasting in the Cream Top Shop or grab a couple of grilled sandwiches to enjoy for lunch.



Sunday, December 31, 2017 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Cost: $125.00

This hands-on event will give you the confidence to create a cheese plate for any occasion! We’ll have a selection of cheeses and accompaniments from our Cream Top Shop available to taste and use to build your own unique cheese plate. Just in time for your holiday celebrations, you’ll leave with our tips and tricks for creating an eye-catching cheese centerpiece, enjoy a glass of sparkling wine or grape juice while you build your creation, and take home a cheese platter for up to 10 people to enjoy.



Sunday, January 7, 2018 2:00pm to 5:00pm

Cost: $75.00

Come and learn the secret to making terrific fresh mozzarella from the experts! In this fun-filled class we’ll show you the ins and outs of making this simple, yet delicious cheese. You’ll learn how to pull balls of fresh mozzarella from curd and milk, stretch string cheese, and create rich, creamy burrata. You’ll get all of the cheese that you make in class to take home and eat, plus the recipes that we teach in the class! Perfect for pizza, super on a salad, or amazing on its own, this versatile cheese is as much to make as it is to eat. Adults and children over 12 are welcome. Classes fill fast, sign up today!



Friday, January 12, 2018 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.



Saturday, January 13, 2018 2:00pm to 5:00pm

Cost: $75.00

Come and learn the secret to making terrific fresh mozzarella from the experts! In this fun-filled class we’ll show you the ins and outs of making this simple, yet delicious cheese. You’ll learn how to pull balls of fresh mozzarella from curd and milk, stretch string cheese, and create rich, creamy burrata. You’ll get all of the cheese that you make in class to take home and eat, plus the recipes that we teach in the class! Perfect for pizza, super on a salad, or amazing on its own, this versatile cheese is as much to make as it is to eat. Adults and children over 12 are welcome. Classes fill fast, sign up today!



Sunday, January 14, 2018 11:00am to 12:00pm

Cost: $10

Join our cheese and gelato makers on an hour-long adventure to learn how we transform local milk into delicious cheese and gelato. On this tour, you will get to observe mozzarella stretching as well as taste freshly-made gelato. Taste some of our collection of cow’s milk and goat’s milk cheeses while learning about the process directly from the makers. After the tour, make time for tasting in the Cream Top Shop or grab a couple of grilled sandwiches to enjoy for lunch.



Friday, January 19, 2018 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Cost: $35.00

Join us for a cozy evening of melted cheese. The ultimate in comfort food, we’ll serve up a couple of dishes to help chase away the chill of winter. At this tasting & demonstration, we’ll make two kinds of fondu and make & taste traditional Swiss Raclette. We’ll also taste some of the classic & modern cheeses used to make these dishes. You’ll leave with a warm, happy belly, plus all of the recipes that we’ll be serving.



Sunday, January 21, 2018 2:00pm to 5:00pm

Cost: $75.00

Come and learn the secret to making terrific fresh mozzarella from the experts! In this fun-filled class we’ll show you the ins and outs of making this simple, yet delicious cheese. You’ll learn how to pull balls of fresh mozzarella from curd and milk, stretch string cheese, and create rich, creamy burrata. You’ll get all of the cheese that you make in class to take home and eat, plus the recipes that we teach in the class! Perfect for pizza, super on a salad, or amazing on its own, this versatile cheese is as much to make as it is to eat. Adults and children over 12 are welcome. Classes fill fast, sign up today!



Friday, January 26, 2018 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Cost: $35.00

Do you know which beer to pair with that perfectly aged slice of cheddar? We do! Join Tessie, our resident Certified Cheese Professional and beer aficionado for an evening of tasting and exploration. We’ll taste through a wide range of beer styles from our favorite breweries paired with beer-friendly artisan cheeses. Bread and additional accompaniments from our Cream Top Shop will be provided.
This tasting is for cheese lovers 21+



Saturday, January 27, 2018 2:00pm to 5:00pm

Cost: $75.00

Come and learn the secret to making terrific fresh mozzarella from the experts! In this fun-filled class we’ll show you the ins and outs of making this simple, yet delicious cheese. You’ll learn how to pull balls of fresh mozzarella from curd and milk, stretch string cheese, and create rich, creamy burrata. You’ll get all of the cheese that you make in class to take home and eat, plus the recipes that we teach in the class! Perfect for pizza, super on a salad, or amazing on its own, this versatile cheese is as much to make as it is to eat. Adults and children over 12 are welcome. Classes fill fast, sign up today!



Sunday, January 28, 2018 11:00am to 12:00pm

Cost: $10.00

Join our cheese and gelato makers on an hour-long adventure to learn how we transform local milk into delicious cheese and gelato. On this tour, you will get to observe mozzarella stretching as well as taste freshly-made gelato. Taste some of our collection of cow’s milk and goat’s milk cheeses while learning about the process directly from the makers. After the tour, make time for tasting in the Cream Top Shop or grab a couple of grilled sandwiches to enjoy for lunch.



Friday, February 9, 2018 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Cost: $35.00

Join us for a cozy evening of melted cheese. The ultimate in comfort food, we’ll serve up a couple of dishes to help chase away the chill of winter. At this tasting & demonstration, we’ll make two kinds of fondu and make & taste traditional Swiss Raclette. We’ll also taste some of the classic & modern cheeses used to make these dishes. You’ll leave with a warm, happy belly, plus all of the recipes that we’ll be serving.



Saturday, February 10, 2018 2:00pm to 5:00pm

Cost: $75.00

Come and learn the secret to making terrific fresh mozzarella from the experts! In this fun-filled class we’ll show you the ins and outs of making this simple, yet delicious cheese. You’ll learn how to pull balls of fresh mozzarella from curd and milk, stretch string cheese, and create rich, creamy burrata. You’ll get all of the cheese that you make in class to take home and eat, plus the recipes that we teach in the class! Perfect for pizza, super on a salad, or amazing on its own, this versatile cheese is as much to make as it is to eat. Adults and children over 12 are welcome. Classes fill fast, sign up today!



Sunday, February 11, 2018 11:00pm to 11:00pm

Cost: $10.00

Join our cheese and gelato makers on an hour-long adventure to learn how we transform local milk into delicious cheese and gelato. On this tour, you will get to observe mozzarella stretching as well as taste freshly-made gelato. Taste some of our collection of cow’s milk and goat’s milk cheeses while learning about the process directly from the makers. After the tour, make time for tasting in the Cream Top Shop or grab a couple of grilled sandwiches to enjoy for lunch.



Friday, February 16, 2018 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, February 17, 2018 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Cost: $125.00

For the first time ever we are sharing our techniques and recipes for success making fresh goat’s milk cheeses! On day one we’ll walk you through the process of culturing & setting the fresh milk. We’ll taste through some of the different goat cheeses that are made at Zingerman’s Creamery and talk about how process influences finished product. On day two we’ll use the milk that we set the night before to make rounds of fresh goat cheese. You’ll leave with all the cheese that you made in class, plus all of the recipes that we used in class.
This is a 2 Day Class – you’ll be joining us:
Saturday, Feb 17th 2pm-4pm AND Sunday, Feb 18th 12pm-4pm



Friday, February 23, 2018 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.



Saturday, February 24, 2018 2:00pm to 5:00pm

Cost: $75.00

Come and learn the secret to making terrific fresh mozzarella from the experts! In this fun-filled class we’ll show you the ins and outs of making this simple, yet delicious cheese. You’ll learn how to pull balls of fresh mozzarella from curd and milk, stretch string cheese, and create rich, creamy burrata. You’ll get all of the cheese that you make in class to take home and eat, plus the recipes that we teach in the class! Perfect for pizza, super on a salad, or amazing on its own, this versatile cheese is as much to make as it is to eat. Adults and children over 12 are welcome. Classes fill fast, sign up today!



Sunday, February 25, 2018 11:00am to 12:00pm

Cost: $10.00

Join our cheese and gelato makers on an hour-long adventure to learn how we transform local milk into delicious cheese and gelato. On this tour, you will get to observe mozzarella stretching as well as taste freshly-made gelato. Taste some of our collection of cow’s milk and goat’s milk cheeses while learning about the process directly from the makers. After the tour, make time for tasting in the Cream Top Shop or grab a couple of grilled sandwiches to enjoy for lunch.



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.