Tips from Maître Fromager Max McCalman: How to Shop for Cheese

He wrote a book called Mastering Cheese. He knows a thing or two about cheese.

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Maître fromager Max McCalman is steeped in the world of artisanal cheeses like no one else. In Mastering Cheese, he shares the wealth of his expertise to help cheese lovers on their path to connoisseurship. Complete with helpful charts and an invaluable index of more than 300 cheeses, Mastering Cheese is the definitive course that you can use in your own home to pursue your passion for cheese.

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MAX MCCALMAN is America’s first restaurant-based maître fromager and a Garde et Juré, as designated by France’s Guilde Internationale des Fromagers. He established the critically acclaimed cheese programs at New York City’s Picholine and Artisanal Bistro restaurants, and was dean of curriculum at the Artisanal Premium Cheese Center in New York. He is a highly visible advocate for artisanal cheese production around the world.

About Kira Walton

KIRA WALTON has been stalking books all her life as a college English teacher, bookseller, book club consultant, author, and editor.

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