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Moshe Rosenburg  
Professor and Dairy Specialist, Department of Food Science & Technolocy, UC Davis D. Sc., Food Engineering & Biotechnology, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel

Since 1990, Dr. Rosenberg has been on the faculty at the Department of Food Science and Technology at US Davis. Dr. Rosenberg's research is directed at developing basic understanding and applicable information about milk processing and cheese making and about the development of quality attributes in cheese. Dr. Rosenberg's research is also focused on investigating the physio-chemical and microencapsulating properties of biopolymers and on using this knowledge in developing novel approaches for safe and effective delivery of nutrients through microcapsules and non-spheres.

Dr. Rosenberg teaches undergraduate and graduate courses about dairy chemistry and technology and about cheese chemistry, microbiology and technology. Dr. Roseberg conducts and instructs cheese making and milk processing courses and training programs to the National and International dairy industries and serves as a  judge in national and international cheese contests. Dr. Rosenberg has published more than 200 publications pertaining to his research and expertise.


Daphne Zepos

    Founder of Essex Street Cheese Company and co-founder of Cheese of Choice Coalition


Daphne Zepos ranks among the most outspoken and dynamic cheese advocates in the United States. She is a former board member for the American Cheese Society, and was Chairperson of the ACS Annual Cheese Competition from 1999 to 2002.

Dapne is co-founder of the Cheese of Choice Coalition, an advocacy group dedicated to the preservation of raw milk and small production cheeses. from 2002 to 2005 Daphne Zepos played a lead role at the Artisanal Premium Cheese Center. She selected and matured more than 300 cheese in Artisanal's affinage cheese caves, assembled many cheese collections, established Artisanal's Affinage Internship program, and, with Max McCalman, created and taught ARtisanal's Cheese Master Class Program.

In 2006, Daphne founded the Essex Street Cheese Company, which imports four hand-selected cheeses from Europe; a French Comte, an Italian Parmigiano-Reggiano and two Dutch aged Goudas. Daphne consults with cheese shops and teaches several classes each month for consumer and professional audiences and acts as a judge in cheese competitions in the US and in Europe.




2011 Cheese Competition Photo Gallery


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Cheese waiting to be prepped





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