Cheesemaker Dinner

When: Friday, March 15, from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

Where: Lark’s Restaurant at Inn at the Commons in Medford, Oregon.

The ultimate experience for cheese fans, the Cheesemaker Dinner kicks off with the Oregon Cheese reception, featuring platters piled high with gorgeous hand crafted cheeses from around the state and local beer, wine, and cider.  The dinner itself if four courses of cheese-themed deliciousness, each expertly paired with an adult beverage.

Featuring Special Guest & Cheese Legend Steve Jones!

On the eve of the release of his new book with Co-Author Adam Lindsley; Cheese Beer Wine Cider: A Field Guide to 75 Perfect Pairings – Steve & Adam will join us for dinner Friday evening and for masters classes during the festival! 

Cheese and wine are a classic combination, but many cheeses taste even better with beer or cider. Steve Jones, proprietor of the Portland- based Cheese Bar and Chizu (cheese served sushi- style), has been successfully matching cheeses with alcoholic beverages for more than two decades. In his upcoming book with Co-Author Adam Lindsley he shares his knowledge by introducing 75 different cheeses and pairing each with the beverage that brings out the best in both, providing a treasure trove of delectable, often surprising pairings, as well as simple steps for successful experimentation. Don’t miss out on an evening of mouth watering pairings Steve & Adam have prepared for your palate featuring the best from our region. Tickets for this event are sold out. 

Steve Jones’s Portland-based shops, Cheese Bar and Chizu, have been heralded among “The Best Cheese Shops in America” (Travel + Leisure) and have been featured by Portland Monthly, The Oregonian, Eater Portland, LA Times, Fodor’s, and Food Network.

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