Author: Joseph Filutze & Alma Callan
Paris Cheese Day is a new event that will begin its inauguration on January 25, 2016 at the Pavillon Ledoyen in Paris, France. Overseen by Jean-François Hesse, General Director of Transversal, the Food, Wines & Spirit arm of Florence Gillier & Associates Group, Cheese Day will promote this event to honor fine cheeses from France and abroad. Cheese Day event will feature tastings which will include a variety of fine cheeses and spirits in a celebratory atmosphere.The day will start off with a Press Lunch based solely on cheese presented by 3 Star Chef Yannick Alléno, accompanied by French “grand vins” and Spirits.
The event will include a sampling booth where guests can try an assortment of cheeses from countries including France, Italy, Normandy, Switzerland and the Netherlands. French wines and Spirits will also be served to accompany the fine cheese selection.
Cheese day will offer a tasting workshop held by the French Cooking Media “Elle à Table”.
Master classes will also include discuss the Universe of Cheeses.
Many Starred Chef’s and Sommeliers are associated with Cheese Day and are recognized as follows:
3-Star Michelin Chef Yannick Alléno from the Pavillon Ledoyen,
3 Star Michelin Chef Pierre Gagnaire,
3- Star Michelin Chef Arnaud Lallement from L’Assiette Champenoise Restaurent,
3-Star Michelin Chef Mathieu Pacaud from L’Hexagone and L’Ambroisie Restaurants,
2-Star Michelin Chef Alain Dutournier from Carré des Feuillants Restaurant,
2-Star Michelin Chef Guy Martin from Le Grand Véfour,
1-Star Michelin Chef Alain Pégouret from Laurent Restaurant,
1-Star Michelin Chef Frédéric Vardon du 39V,
1- Star Michelin Chef Jean-Pierre Vigato d’Apicius,
Philippe Faure Brac, World Best Sommelier and Owner of Bistrot du Sommelier Restaurant,
World Best Sommelier and Chef Sommelier Olivier Poussier of Maison Lenôtre and Pré Catelan
The Cheese day event will go on well into the night so guests can enjoy the day and evening in cheese bliss.
Information regarding Cheese Day can be found on their website at: www.weezevent.com/cheese-day