Cheesemaker Dinner

When: Friday, October 4 at 6:00 pm

Where: The Nightwood at 2218 NE Broadway St, Portland, OR 97232

The ultimate experience for cheese fans, the Cheesemaker Dinner is a five-course delight featuring dishes incorporating cheeses from local cheesemakers paired with wines and other craft beverages. The coup de grace is a cheese board with limited-edition cheeses you may not find anywhere else! Meet the cheesemakers and winemakers and spend an evening celebrating the deliciousness of handmade cheese.

Tickets: $125 or $200 for the Total Experience Package (bundled with VIP entry to The Wedge and all 3 Master Class passes)

Featured Cheesemakers

Briar Rose Creamery

Briar Rose Creamery is a small team of cheesemakers, crafting award-winning cheeses in Dundee, Oregon. Everything is made by hand, from start to finish. They love making great cheese that they want to eat every day and share around the table with others.

Face Rock Creamery

Face Rock Creamery is a young, award-winning cheddar creamery in Bandon on the beautiful Southern Oregon Coast. Founded in May 2013, Face Rock Creamery has been gaining national acclaim and followers with its wonderful handmade cheeses.

Portland Creamery

Portland Creamery believes in producing simple, excellent, handcrafted goat cheese for our friends in the Pacific Northwest. Founded in 2011, they transform the best quality milk money can buy, supplied by beautiful goats from the picturesque Willamette Valley, into the creamiest, purest, most delicious product on the market.

Rogue Creamery

Inspired by a sense of place for 80 years, Rogue Creamery draws from the beauty and flavors of Southern Oregon’s Rogue River Valley to create handcrafted blue cheese, cheddar cheese, and TouVelle.

The Nightwood

Chef Sarah Schneider got her start in the kitchen as a teen in the Bay Area. After finishing culinary school in Portland, Sarah worked in groundbreaking kitchens from Foreign Cinema and Salumeria in San Francisco to Marlow & Daughters in New York City. Sarah returned to Portland in 2015, when she took her place in the kitchen at Renata as sous chef and butcher and now leads the kitchen at The Nightwood Society in Portland.