CHEF GIGI’S GUEST THIS WEEK IS CHARLES DUQUE, MANAGING DIRECTOR FOR THE CENTRE NATIONAL INTERPROFESSIONNEL DE L’ÉCONOMIE LAITIÈRE. USA’S NATIONAL CHEESE BOARD!
Join KSCU’s resident Chef, Gigi Gaggero this Sunday on Sunday Suppers, LIVE Food Talk Radio from 6-7 PM PST / 9-10 EST. Chef Chats cheese with Charles Duque, Managing Director of the Americas for the CNIEL The centre national interprofessionnel de l’économie laitière, also known as The French Dairy Board.
Charles, an industry veteran with more than 20 years of critical experience and the authority on artisan cheese. He also oversees the French Cheese Board, a retail and event space that champions French cheeses in NYC. Charles is eloquent and confident with infinite knowledge and enthusiasm for the specialty food industry.
Chef Gigi will also discuss the the cheese plate — or board as it’s sometimes called — is the perfect way to end a wonderful meal for cheese lovers around the globe. Did you know that there are over 1,300 different varieties of cheese – just in France? Entertaining can get overwhelming, and then there’s the systematic approach to actually building a cheese board— yes, there really is a method – who knew?
Creating a cheese plate that is balanced visually and in terms of flavors and textures is a skill that’s easy to learn and always useful. Duque will also offer tips for creating a cheese board with style according to the master himself, and just in time for the upcoming holiday season!
Don’t miss this informative show!