Certified Cheesemaking Professional (CCP)

Fresh, washed, hard, blue, vegan, and cheeses with bloomy rinds. The Certified Cheesemaking Professional (CCP) certification teaches you how to make all your favorites. This course will walk you through the intricate steps of producing cheese, the tools you’ll need, and the particular recipes you’ll need to make your own cheeses, from novice to affineur.

How did cheese become to be so well-liked? We’ll talk about the history of cheese, how it was made in ancient civilizations, and the current cheese boom.

After this brief introduction, we’ll go right into the five stages that almost all cheeses sold today are made using to create cheese. You’ll also learn about the tools used in the cheesemaking process, which are divided into two categories: “basics” and “other.” This will help you understand what tools are necessary and what are optional.

Certification Program Objectives:

  • Learn about the origins of cheese.
  • Study the procedures for manufacturing cheese.
  • Learn about the tools used in the production of cheese.
  • Make fresh, bloomy rind, washed rind, hard, blue, and vegan cheeses by following recipes and instructions.

Certification Modules:

Module 1: The History of Cheesemaking
Module 2: Equipment and Apparatus
Module 3: Fresh Cheese, Bloomy Rind Cheese and Washed Rind Cheese
Module 4: Hard Cheese and Vegan Cheese