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Advanced Cheese making Short Course


Since 1986, the WSU Creamery has been presenting the Cheese Making Short Course. This course is designed for experienced cheese makers, supervisory, management, quality control and marketing personnel from commercial/industrial plants. Instruction is provided from leaders in the dairy production community. This is an advanced class and it is recommended that you have some experience in cheese making or have attended a basic cheese making class as a prerequisite.

Course Locations:
February 26 -27, 2019
Holiday Inn Express
1190 SE Bishop Blvd
Pullman, WA 99163

February 28, 2019
WSU Creamery – Ferdinand’s Ice Cream Shoppe
2035 NE Ferdinand’s Lane
Pullman, WA 99164

The program generally includes:

  • Filtration technology

  • Cheese yield

  • Sanitation

  • Regulatory issues

  • Milk composition

  • Food Pathogens

  • Cheese cultures

  • Quality Issues

  • How cheese making process steps affect flavor, body and texture

  • Protecting your product

  • Cheddar, Italian and Continental cheeses

  • One full day of hands-on cheese making at the WSU Creamery