Those who suffer from lactose intolerance, beware.
Billed as “milk’s leap toward immortality,” the inaugural Atlanta Cheese Festival sponsored by Gourmet Foods International promises a whole lot of fromage fun.
Among the evening’s festivities: a Grilled Cheese Meltdown competition; a cheese market where attendees can taste samples and purchase items directly from the producers; live music from The Packway Handle Bar and Moreland & Arbuckle.
VIP ticket holders get a few more goodies, including access to a special beer and cheese pairing seminar.
It all takes take place on Friday, October 11, from 5 to 11 p.m. at Park Tavern in Piedmont Park.
Tickets: $35; $50 VIP with proceeds going to the Giving Kitchen.
More info and tickets here: atlantacheesefestival.com.
— Bob Townsend, AJC Food and More.