What you'll do
Upon arrival, everyone will get to know one another and discuss what each wants to get out of this class. Shelley will then take the lead and review all aspects of the cheeses and charcuterie that you'll be working with during the class, while enjoying a cheese tasting. Then, you'll learn some of Shelley's secrets and artistry to make your platters POP! Then guests will work independently to create their own special cheese platters, which they'll be able to take home with them.
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As an East Coast transplant, Shelley started taking cooking classes as soon as she landed in LA. What she was looking for was an in-depth course and because she couldn’t find it, she developed her own program at her school, Epicurean School of Culinary Arts. She was then hired as the Culinary Marketing Consultant for Robinsons and during this period, she fell in love with cheese Soon after, Artisan Cheese and Wine was born. Artisan did all the cheese platters for executives at NBC, CBS, ABC and Disney. Artisan was always on speed dial for celebrity cheese platters because of their artistry and special attention paid to each.
A variety of cheeses, charcuterie and accoutrements. I do not use vegan cheeses. Please advise if you have any allergies,…
Each guest will get to take home their own wood cheese platter.
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Where you'll be
We will conduct our workshop in a warm and cosy house in the heart of beautiful Valley Vista Blvd in Sherman Oaks.
Things to keep in mind
If requested, the host can accommodate the dietary needs listed. You must let the host know before the experience if you’d like an accommodation.
Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.
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Up to 10 guests ages 18 and up can attend. It’s up to each guest to understand the ingredients being used and communicate any allergies or dietary restrictions to the host. Guests should also consider that consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry,…
You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.
Please bring something to take notes with.
Create the ultimate cheese platter