Please join us for the Grand Opening of The Cheese Course, a new European style cheese shop and quick service bistro in Aventura Mall. Enjoy delicious samplings from our extensive selection of artisanal cheeses, gourmet products and fine wine.
What: The Cheese Course Grand Opening in Aventura Mall
When: Friday, November 30th from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
American Artisanal Cheese and Wine Tasting Event
Saturday, December 1st from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Cheese from Around the World and Wine Tasting Event
Where: 19575 Biscayne Blvd. Suite 383 Aventura, FL 33180
About The Cheese Course:
A European-style artisanal cheese landmark of South Florida, The Cheese Course is the only shop in the Southeast that consists of a cheese and wine market, educational courses, tastings, and bistro in each of its seven locations. After 10 years in the market, The Cheese Course has mastered the artistry of cheese and influenced others to grasp a culturally rich understanding of this classic artisan product. The Cheese Course has locations in Weston, Midtown Miami, Boca Raton, Hallandale, Coral Springs, Pinecrest and Aventura, and continues to expand in the South Florida market. Crossing all cultural borders, The Cheese Course unites and imports cheeses from dairy farms all over the world. The store embodies a traditional, farm-to-table approach to dining with a bistro menu of more than 40 items, each enhanced by the store’s assortment of hand-crafted cheeses.
Cheesemongers in every store offer a culturally rich and authentic experience for guests shopping for the finest cheeses from every country, including La Tur (Italy), Epoisses (France), Stilton (England) and L’Amuse Signature Gouda (Holland). The founder’s vision to inspire and educate guests about every aspect of cheese led to the concept of promoting a higher standard for cheese lovers. With owner and franchise operator, Miguel Contreras, The Cheese Course continues to grow and integrate even more types of cheeses into its already vast selection.
The brand prides itself on the more than 150 imported artisanal cheeses that fill the wooden creates and wicker baskets in each store. Images and color schemes from farms, green pastures and rolling mountainsides bring to mind the authentic, organic roots of the store’s products and concept.
In addition to the specialty cheese and wine market, The Cheese Course Bistro boasts a menu of more than 40 items, clearly labeling cheeses included in each dish and categorizing cheese plates by region and flavor, paired with the perfect accompaniments. Turning classic sandwiches, salads and cheese plates into a cheese lovers’ adventure, menu items include traditional favorites such as; the Prosciutto Di Parma sandwich with fresh mozzarella, tomatoes, fresh basil, basil pesto, extra virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar; Applewood Bacon sandwich with goat gouda, tomatoes, avocado, rosemary aioli, and greens; French Field Greens with fresh goat cheese, dried cranberries, mustard-shallot vinaigrette. The Cheese Steward’s Tasting Plate allows guests to sample three special cheeses at an ideal stage of ripening and flavor, carefully chosen from the store’s entire collection, and served with two accompaniments and sliced baguette.
The array of educational courses offered to guests interested in learning more about specific cheeses or the cheese making process is a valuable addition to The Cheese Course experience. Classes are offered several times throughout the month at each location, and provide a simple approach to understanding the art of cheese making, pairing and tasting. Drawing upon community learning, The Cheese Course takes advantage of hands-on methods of education and allows guests the opportunity to sample, ask questions and indulge in all things cheese.
By Patricia Pomales