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Say cheese for Valentine’s Day

Fromagier Giles Schnierle hosts a pre-Valentine’s Day “Cheese Market Plus” from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, at his Great American Cheese Collection Warehouse in Back of the Yards. Schnierle will be offering samples and selling nearly 100 cheeses, including a special Valentine’s Day cheese, Chocolate Chevre, a blend of dark chocolate and […]

Artisans’ cheese sale now monthly

Great American Cheese’s Warehouse Cheese Market shifts to a less-frequent schedule in 2012, offering its small-batch cheeses from artisanal producers around the country only on the first Saturday of each month. The sale takes place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., with proprietor Giles Schnierle on hand to offer tastings, tips and information about the […]

Say baa to sheep’s milk cheese Saturday

Soft and creamy fresh sheep’s milk cheeses from Green Dirt Farm in Weston, Mo., will be a special feature Saturday, May 14, at the weekly Great American Cheese Collection warehouse sale in Back of the Yards. Cheese expert Giles Schnierle will be handing out samples of two bloomy-rind camembert-style cheeses and one washed-rind brie style […]

Say ‘cheese’ to stop hunger Oct. 23

The Great American Cheese Collection opens its Back of the Yards warehouse for an afternoon wine, beer and cheese party, 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23.

Have a cheesy New Year!

Need some nibbles for your New Year’s Eve party? The Great American Cheese Collection, Chicago’s top source for small-batch, artisanal and farmstead cheeses, will open its Back of the Yards warehouse for special pre-New Year’s hours from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 30. They’ll also open for their regular hours from 10 a.m. to […]