Re-publish press release: American Representatives at Slow Food’s Event #Cheese 2013 in Bra, Italy

The ninth edition of Cheese, the international biennial event dedicated to milk in all its shapes and forms organized by the City of Bra and Slow Food, will be held in Bra (Piedmont, Italy) from September 20 to 23, 2013.

American Representatives at Slow Food’s Event Cheese 2013 in Bra, Italy

During the event Cheese, Alice Louise Waters, the renowned chef and owner of the restaurant Chez Panisse in Berkeley, California, who is also restaurateur, activist, author and Slow Food* Vice-President, is assisting at the “Tavole Accademiche” project of the University of Gastronomic Sciences in Pollenzo that was launched to combine education, haute cuisine, fair costs, and local produce by serving students dishes that respect the principles of “good, clean and fair” food. During her stay in Italy, Waters is participating at different meetings during which she is offering her insights and inspirations to the chefs who are dedicating a meal to her in the University canteen as well as to the university students. On Sunday September 22 she is visiting this year’s edition of Cheese.

Another American representative during Cheese is the raw milk cheese expert Jeff Roberts, from the Vermont Institute for Artisan Cheese, who during Cheese is speaking at the Conference “Cheese from the British Isles: A Tradition to Rediscover”, which takes place on Friday September 20, at 11 am.

Among the international cheese producers at Cheese this year is the US Cheese Group Atlanta Foods International, affineur and a leading specialty food supplier in the United States, which during the event presents some of its quality cheeses, each linked to a specific US state and produced with local milk. Among the cheeses exhibited from the US this year are Cremont (Vermont) and Rouge River Blue (Oregon).

For more information on Cheese 2013 and on the Tavole Accademiche project of the University of Gastronomic Sciences, please visit:

* Slow Food is a global grassroots organization that envisions a world in which all people can access and enjoy food that is good for them, good for those who grow it and good for the planet. Thanks to its projects and activities, Slow Food involves millions of people in 150 countries.

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