Beginners cheese making class
(Private Dates Available)
Have you ever wanted to make cheese at home but don't know where to start? Roll up your sleeves and have some fun with us!
Join us at That's Amore Cheese for a full day workshop and learn how to make Italian style cheese from one of Australia’s most acclaimed fresh cheese producers.
The class will guide you through the full cheese making process step by step starting from the most important ingredient, milk.
With hands-on instruction from our experienced cheesemaker, you will transform a few litres of milk in cheese and learn how to make “primo sale”, the mother of all cheeses, mozzarella and ricotta.
During the class we will also enjoy a relaxed and delicious lunch together with a glass of wine, Italian style!
What you will learn
- How to make hand-stretched fresh mozzarella and create bocconcini
- How to make Primo Sale
- How to make fresh Ricotta
What you will get
- 4 hour hands-on interactive workshop
- Gourmet Italian style lunch
- Primo sale and freshly made mozzarella to take home
What to bring
- Just yourself and your love for cheese!
What to wear
Must love cheese!
Made With “Amore”
“The key to cheese making is love. That’s true for everything you do, not just cheese. If you do it with love, the results are obvious – it’s got to be good. That’s why my company’s name That’s Amore means That’s Love,” Giorgio says.
He became a cheese maker for the love of creating almost an unlimited number of products from just one ingredient, milk. The ancient art of cheese making involves patience dedication and love.
Our artisanal cheese is handmade following only traditional Italian recipes, using milk sourced locally from Victorian farmers. To produce the best quality Italian style cheese – free from artificial colours or preservatives, it’s essential to use the best quality local milk.
Giorgio Linguanti – Maestro of Mozzarella
In 2004 Giorgio Linguanti arrived on the shores of Port Phillip Bay with a limited English vocabulary. When he first migrated to Melbourne he commenced employment in a cheese factory where his interest and passion for making cheese ignited.
After this experience, in 2008 Giorgio started his own business ‘That’s Amore Cheese’, initially producing just one product – Bocconcini leaf. He would singlehandedly manufacture the product, sell it and then hit the road to deliver it to his customers. The product was an instant success, paving the way for Giorgio to begin making other products.
Giorgio’s business grew rapidly and in April 2015, That’s Amore Cheese moved into a larger facility in Thomastown, also accommodating a beautiful retail outlet.
Thanks to his talent and skills, Giorgio Linguanti (That’s Amore Cheese) has become Australia’s ‘Maestro of Mozzarella’.
Learning the Magic
Cheese making: it’s our passion, and we want to share it with everyone. That’s why at That’s Amore Cheese we have an educational program that includes cheese making classes, live demonstrations and product development.
Our aim is to educate the community on Italian artisan style cheese, showing our traditional techniques and recipes. We demonstrate the tools and techniques you need to be successful through the hand cheese making production process.
At our cheese making classes we help the participant discover just how fun it is to produce delicious, fresh, handmade cheese products at home. You’ll never forget the moment you first taste a slice of cheese you’ve created with your own hands and enjoy sharing it with family and friends.
At That’s Amore Cheese we continue researching and developing new products and experimenting with new flavours, to ensure we continuously offer our customers something different and exciting.
That's Amore Cheese requires 72 hours notice via email prior to the start of a class or event for a full refund or transfer. Refunds and transfers will not be processed if cancellation occurs within 72 hours of the event commencing. We do not offer refunds for missed classes. There are no fees for refunds or transfers. For cancellations prior to the 72 hour cut off, email That's Amore Cheese to organise a refund or transfer
Terms & Conditions
Anyone partaking in any classes or coming to any events at That's Amore Cheese or organised by That's Amore Cheese must agree to these terms and conditions.
1) LIABILITY WAIVER
I agree to take on full responsibility for any damages, injuries and for physical and/or personal property, which I might incur whilst participating in classes and/or events organised by That's Amore Cheese.
2) PHOTO & VIDEO
I agree to give That's Amore Cheese unrestricted publishing rights for any photographs or videos taken at That's Amore Cheese classes and events or on That's Amore Cheese's premises. (For use of That's Amore Cheese marketing materials).
That's Amore Cheese requires 72 hours notice in writing prior to the class for a full refund or transfer.
A minimum of participants is required in order to go ahead with the class. If the minimum number is not reached, the class will be rescheduled and you will be given a refund or a credit to be used for future events.
We reserve the right to cancel or alter the class date due to circumstances that have arisen beyond our control.
In the event that a class is cancelled, students will be notified via text message or email and entitled to a full refund or credit if the new date is not suitable.
In accordance with the Victorian Government guidelines on Covid-19, That's Amore Cheese has implemented extra precautions to ensure the safety of our guests and staff, including higher hygienic practices and the respect of social distancing guidelines.
Hand Sanitizer stations are available throughout the premises and QR Code check-in system is in place.