Hooked On Cheese: A Giant Leaves the NYC Cheese World https://t.co/yRmf5Ij3vz— Max McCalman (@maitrefromager) August 30, 2018
It’s cooler here in #WinterPark than in #NYC today. Come see me spread the curd at the #Wine Room. Second location opening in #Delray Beach soon. I’ll be back in NY occasionally.
Detailing McCalman’s history is to tell the story of artisan cheese in NYC. He began his career at Chef Terrance Brennan’s storied Upper West Side restaurant Picholine in 1995 and during his tenure elevated the concept of “the cheese course” to national acclaim. Naturally, there’d been numerous restaurants that offered a cheese service or cheese plate prior to McCalman’s efforts, but he set the new standard for the United States.Hepple says that they've added monthly cheese events overseen by McCalman, and that retail cheese sales have increased greatly since his advent.
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