Seattle’s own Kurt Beecher Dammeier, founder and owner of Beecher’s Handmade Cheese is the co-chair for Cheese -a- topia, the cheese event of the year.
This August, Seattle hosts the American Cheese Society’s (ACS) 27th Annual Conference and Competition ~ “Cheese-a-Topia” (www.cheesesociety.org). The event runs August 25-28, 2010.
Michael Pollan will be speaking at the event, along with cheese tours, workshops and seminars for American Cheese Society members (sign up here). Events that are open to the public include the “Cheese Oscars” Award Ceremony and the Festival of Cheese.