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Cheese in Paris: An Insider's Tour
will be the first offering from Premiere Class - a two-day visit February 22-23, 2014 to select Paris cheesemongers and to the biennial Salon du Fromage.

Cheesemonger visits: François Robin, Meilleur Ouvrier de France Cheesemonger (2011), will host a tour and tastings at several of Paris' top specialty cheese shops, including fellow MOFs Marie Quatrehomme, Laurent Dubois, and famed retailers Fauchon and the Grande Epicerie at Au Bon Marché.

Dinner on Saturday evening at classic Parisian restaurant will include a cheese course.

Salon du Fromage: Sunday morning François will accompany the group on a guided visit of the Salon du Fromage, introducing participants to his personal contacts and providing insight and commentary.

Hervé Mons himself (MOF 2000) will join us for Sunday lunch. This is a unique opportunity to get to know one of France's great Affineurs.

Registration is limited to 10 participants, on a first-come, first-served basis. Cheese professionals only, please.

Registration deadline: January 27, 2014.

The cost of the program is 575 euros, and includes Saturday breakfast, lunch, and dinner; Sunday lunch; 3-day Paris Metro pass; entry to Salon du Fromage; tours, tastings and visits. Hotel recommendations can be provided upon request.