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About Laura Werlin
Laura Werlin is one of the country’s foremost authorities on cheese. She is the award-winning author of five books on the subject, is a sought-after speaker and spokesperson for consumer and trade organizations, and is a frequent television and radio guest.
An expert in cheese and wine pairing and American artisan cheese, Werlin received the James Beard award for her book The All American Cheese and Wine Book, which was the first of its kind in America to focus entirely on cheese and wine pairing. Her newest book centers on America’s favorite sandwich – and hers – grilled cheese. Grilled Cheese, Please! Her previous grilled cheese book, Great Grilled Cheese, was the winner of the World Gourmand award for best cheese book in the world.
In addition, Werlin, whose passion is American cheese, wrote the ground-breaking The New American Cheese. And in 2007, her book Laura Werlin’s Cheese Essentials, won a prestigious James Beard award nomination.
Laura has been featured on numerous television and radio segments including CNN, QVC, the Martha Stewart Show, and the CBS Early Show In addition, she has been the subject of instructive cheese-related videos on the popular website chow.com. She also writes for national magazines including Food & Wine, Fine Cooking, Saveur, and Cooking Light.
Werlin is known for her approachable yet authoritative teaching style and is frequently asked to conduct cheese and wine pairing, cheese education, and cooking classes across the country. She is also a regular instructor at The Cheese School of San Francisco.
When she isn’t talking about or eating cheese, she can be found jogging on the streets of San Francisco, where she lives
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