Chefs and cheesemakers alike recognize quality when they taste it. In Wisconsin, our cheesemakers win more awards for their cheeses than any other state or nation, making it no surprise that Wisconsin cheeses are served in fine dining restaurants and found in the best specialty cheese shops, delis and supermarkets.
"Wisconsin's Cheesemakers approach their craft just like I do...with heart and soul. When you are served a dish featuring Wisconsin Cheese, you can literally taste the love."
– Chef Todd Downs
"When I say 'cheese,' it's Wisconsin!"
– Chef Tom Catherall
"I had no idea so many great cheeses were being made in Wisconsin. It's a beautiful state that reminds me in many ways of my home in Piedmont (Italy)."
– Chef Roberto Donna
"When I first tasted Wisconsin Cheese, I discovered the true meaning of a 'Master Cheesemaker.' Never will I be confused again."
– Chef Dean Fearing
"We use fresh local ingredients whenever possible. When it comes to cheese, that means Wisconsin for me."
– Chef Ben Berryhill
"I am totally committed to using authentic, farm fresh ingredients that reflect only the finest quality and care at Lola and lolita. That's why I love using Wisconsin Cheeses. I can count on their quality, thanks to Wisconsin's farmers and outstanding cheese artisans."
– Chef Michael Symon
"I'm blown away by the variety of great cheeses Wisconsin has to offer. The cheesemakers have such passion for what they do."
– Chef Goose Sorensen
"Wisconsin Cheese—it's amazing what tradition, passion and superior raw ingredients can produce."
– Chef Ken Oringer
"As a chef, I am only as good as the people and product I surround myself with. That's why I use Wisconsin cheese. Wisconsin cheesemakers are as passionate as I am about the product they make."
– Chef Seth Bixby Daugherty
"As a chef, I am always overjoyed to find products made in the U.S. that represent the greatest work of artisans in love with their craft. Let Wisconsin Cheese surprise you!"
– Chef Jan Birnbaum
"Why is it so easy to consider using Wisconsin Cheese in every dish on my menu? Variety. Until I visited Wisconsin, I didn't realize how many cheeses the state makes... more than you'll find anywhere in the world."
– Chef Andrea Curto-Randazzo
"Wisconsin cheesemakers have a combination of scientific skills and creative passion for their products."
– Chef Trey Foshee
"I think of Wisconsin Cheese as a fine wine; it is an expression of fine craftsmanship, quality ingredients and a sense of place."
– Chef Rhys Lewis