Events at Zingerman's Creamery

Private Tastings & Tours

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

Due to our production schedule and our construction project we are not offering private tours of our production facility at this time.

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 smaller room, for groups of 23-50 there is a $125 room rental fee.

1 hour – Zingerman’s Creamery Cheese tasting (this is a seated event, where cheese is served)

One of our cheesemakers or cheesemongers will lead you through the history of the Creamery and guide you through a basic introduction to cheesemaking. From our award winning Cream Cheese to our Detroit Street Brick, you will fall in love with our cheeses. After the tasting, make time for tasting our selection of American cheeses and provisions as well as house-made gelato and sorbets in our cheese shop. Minimum 10 people, $15 a person


1 hour – Zingerman’s Creamery Gelato tasting (this is a seated event, where gelato is served)

Our gelato makers will take you on an educational tour of gelato.  Learn what makes gelato different from ice cream, why ingredients matter, and why our gelato is the most flavorful in the land. Minimum 10 people, $15 a person

2 hours – Choose one of our regular tasting offerings, or design your own! (this is a seated event)

We offer a number of regular tasting topics, or one of our staff can work with you to create a tailored presentation for your group depending on your interests. Some of our regular topics are:

  • Cheese 101
  • American Cheeses
  • Beer & Cheese
  • Wine & Cheese
  • Pairing 101
  • Fondue & Raclette*

Minimum 10 people, $30/person for cheese tastings
Minimum 10 people, $45/person for cheese + beer/wine tastings or Fondue & Raclette