- On Thursday, July 1, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., cheesemaker and author Allison Hooper,
President of Vermont Butter & Cheese Creamery, will visit Lucy's Whey Cheese Shop
in East Hampton to discuss her book, "In a Cheesemaker's Kitchen," a treasury of original recipes from leading chefs that incorporate Vermont Butter & Cheese Company's delectable products, and share some tastes of her fabulous cheeses.
Culinary luminaries like renowned chefs Eric Ripert
of Le Bernardin
, Michel Richard
of Citronelle, and Molly Hanson
of Grill 23; chef, writer, and educator Dan Barber
of Blue Hill; chef-entrepreneurs Alison Lane
and Andrew Silva
of Mirabelles; knight of the French Order of the Merite Agricole, chef Raymond Ost
of Sandrine's; and food writer and former CEO of Clicquot, Inc., Mireille Guiliano,
share their heartfelt philosophies about food. Their tantalizing recipes will expand any home cook's culinary repertoire. The book is a favorite of Martha Stewart's
for its unique perspective, accessible recipes, and emphasis on the importance of local farms.
VBCC's cheeses have won numerous awards. Their Bijou cheese will be lauded as a Silver Finalist at this week's NASFT's SOFI Awards at the Fancy Food Show in New York City
, honoring the best of the best in specialty foods and beverages. The cheeses can be found in some of the country's best restaurants (including East Hampton's Nick & Toni's
) as well as at Lucy's Whey.
In their 26th year of business, Vermont Butter & Cheese Creamery, located in Websterville, VT is the leading American Artisan creamery. Crafting innovative, all-natural fresh and aged goat cheeses, crème fraiche, mascarpone, and European-style cultured butter, the creamery supports a network of more than 20 goat dairy farms, providing milk that meets the highest standards of purity, and is a proud contributor to the health of local agriculture.
open seven days a week in East Hampton and Chelsea Market, New York City, offers a large, carefully chosen selection of handmade American Artisanal cheeses, charcuterie, specialty sandwiches, platters and more. Whether it's a picnic on the beach, dinner on the deck or an elegant soiree under the stars, owner Lucy Kazickas
and her knowledgeable staff will personally help you select the perfect combination of delicacies for a truly memorable occasion.
For more information contact: Lynn Sobel, 914-693-1117, firstname.lastname@example.org
Lucy's Whey Cheese Shop
is located at 80 North Main Street, East Hampton, 631-324-4428.