Essential Foundations for Cheese Professionals
is the only cheese training program currently available that
integrates visits and hands-on experience with detailed classroom instruction.
Intimate class sizes encourage wide-ranging discussions among colleagues,
enhancing the educational experience and supporting professional networking.
This cheese training has been in a process of continual evolution since 2005,
and has been taught to more than 300 French cheese professionals at Mons.
Director Laurent Mons has taught variations on this curriculum for
the French National Centre de Formation des Produits Laitièrs,
for the Centre Interprofessionnel de Documentation et d'Information Laitières,
as well as for such national food retailers as Casino and Tradition Lanquetot
Essential Foundations for Cheese Professionals has been translated and
adapted into English for an international clientele
of cheese professionals.
This program serves as an appropriate prerequisite to
Upcoming course dates:
• September 11-15, 2017 (+Bra**)
• February 12-16, 2018
• June 11-15, 2018
• September 10-14, 2018
Class size limited to 6; minimum 3 enrollments required for course to be held.
The tuition for Essential Foundations for Cheese Professionals is 2,800€.
This includes classroom work, hands-on ateliers, visits, lodging during the course and all
lunches. It also includes ground transportation between the
Academie and Lyon.
If taken as a suite with Affinage,
the combined tuition for both courses is 5,000€.
**September 2017: Excusion to Bra,
Italy included for enrollments of 2 weeks: total tuition 5,600€
Payment should be made by bank transfer.
Your 50% deposit will be due
immediately once we have approved your application. Your balance will be due in full
2 weeks prior to the start of your program.