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In the last of the Old School vs New School series, Greg Blais is joined by two talented cheesemongers - Emily Acosta of Eataly and Matt Rubiner of Rubiner's Cheesemongers and Grocers. Hear them both explain how they found cheese as a career, what the world of cheese means to them and what makes a "real" cheesemonger. Find out how the cheese industry has changed over the years and what tools make learning the trade easier in 2014. This program was brought to you by Bonnie Plants.

"We didn't have NYU food studies or cheese caves internships - I made flash cards!" [08:00]

-Matt Rubiner on Cutting the Curd

"I was fascinated by this process of liquid milk turning into something you could keep for a long period of time." [10:00]

--Emily Acosta on Cutting the Curd


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On a new episode of Cutting the Curd, hear from last year and this year's recipients of the Daphne Zepos Teaching Award. The Daphne Zepos Teaching Award is an annual scholarship awarded to a USA-based cheese professional who uses the funds to travel, learn and further their education on cheese. First, hear from Jess Perrie of Beehive Cheese Company who won the award last year. She recounts her trip to Basque country in Spain and reflects on how it inspired her to try new things in her cheesemaking. Second, hear from Emily Shartin, this year's award winner. She talks about what it means to win the award and describes her vision for her career in cheese. This program was brought to you by The Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board.

"We're definitely thinking of new ideas at BeeHive and there will be a Basque influence for sure." [12:00]

--Jess Perrie on Cutting the Curd

"There's more and more cheesemakers popping up around the American west." [22:00]

--Emily Shartin on Cutting the Curd


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Re-live the 2014 American Cheese Society Conference, held this year in Sacramento, California, on a brand new episode of Cutting the Curd! Hosts Greg Blais and Diane Stemple are joined by Debra Dickerson, co-chair of The Festival of Cheese at the ACS, and Jeremy Stephenson, a cheesemaker who's Tarentaise Reserve took home best in show at the ACS. Find out what makes the cheese world such a vibrant community and hear some great stories from the big event! This program was brought to you by The Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board.

"We wanted only cheese that could be recycled by going to pig farmers. All cheese must be put to good use." [09:00]

"It's so amazing - every year the cheeses [at ACS] get better and better!" [31:00]

--Debra Dickerson on Cutting the Curd


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