10 Makers Elevate to Masters in 2024 Graduating Class of Wisconsin Master Cheesemaker Program

Wisconsin is home to over 1,200 licensed cheesemakers who produce an astonishing array of more than 600 cheese varieties. However, for those seeking to reach the pinnacle of their craft, the Wisconsin Master Cheesemaker certification is the ultimate achievement. The program is a joint effort by the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Center for Dairy Research and Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin. Wisconsin is the only place outside of Switzerland where a cheesemaker can achieve this level of expertise.