Vagabond's Alex Ourieff Wins First Runner-Up at The Cheesemonger Invitational 2016

 
 

Vagabond's very own Alex Ourieff competed this last weekend in the 2016 Cheesemonger Invitational in San Francisco! After a full day of learning and education on Saturday, Sunday showcased cheesemongers from all over and put their skills to the test. 

This year, Alex was given the task of pairing Cremeux des Citeaux and Tarentaise from Spring Brook Farm with just about anything he could think of. After intense competition with over 40 mongers, he was named the First Runner-Up! 

Photos courtesy of Mia Nakano

“Alex earning his nerd-cred, answering the question ”What does HACCP stand for?” much more happily than you might expect in a test of regulatory acronym trivia. FYI, the answer is “Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points.”

“Alex earning his nerd-cred, answering the question ”What does HACCP stand for?” much more happily than you might expect in a test of regulatory acronym trivia. FYI, the answer is “Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points.”

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