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Fantastic experience

A group of us attended 2 classes at the NZ Cheese School, which is part of Over the Moon Cheese in... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2017
PatriceN
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Wellington, New Zealand
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What a Gem

I recently went to two workshops with TNZCS - Feta and Mozzarella. Fantastic. During the Feta... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2017
Leesa I
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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Cheesemaking activities We specialize in private group bookings, with small or large group sizes. We can customise an activity for your needs and budget. Cheesemaking demonstrations Cheese talk and taste Hands on cheesemaking practical workshops...more
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2 Neal St, Putaruru 3411, New Zealand
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Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

A group of us attended 2 classes at the NZ Cheese School, which is part of Over the Moon Cheese in Putaruru. This was a a fantastic day out, and well worth the trip. Who knew that we could all make cheese! Neil and Sue...More

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Reviewed 27 November 2017

I recently went to two workshops with TNZCS - Feta and Mozzarella. Fantastic. During the Feta workshop we not only made Feta, we also learnt how to make Yoghurt, Ricotta and Mascarpone. Awesome value for money. During the Mozzarella workshop we learnt two ways to...More

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neilw193, Owner at The New Zealand Cheese School, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2017

Thank you so much for your review and we're delighted you enjoyed the day. We love teaching people who are passionate about cheese and food. Our motto is to keep it simple so its easy to do at home!

Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

I attended the Feta and Mozzarella classes with a two friends. The class were the right blend of information, hands on and Neil was a great trainer. I came home with cheese and the confidence to give making cheese a go. I also learnt a...More

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neilw193, Trainer at The New Zealand Cheese School, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2017

Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you had a great day. It was my pleasure to share some of my knowledge with you.

Reviewed 5 February 2017

I do this review in English and not Korean becaise I want people (international students) to read this review. Teacher has good knowledge of cheesemaking but not really share knowledge with everyone. Teach very fast in english and not answer questions.. say u come to...More

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neilw193, Owner at The New Zealand Cheese School, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2017

We are very disappointed that you were not satisfied with the course that you attended as we take pride in delivering a high standard of tuition. We do NOT believe that the review you have presented is a fair reflection of our course. At no...More

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Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Would definitely recommend to learn about how cheese is made and the processes involved. Really enjoyable.

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Reviewed 9 August 2016

Attend one of their courses which was informative although a little unstructured. I am very disappointed in their follow up service however. Had a few questions and issue after following their technique and recipe. Submitted question via the email address they sent their invoice with...More

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neilw193, Owner at The New Zealand Cheese School, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2016

Hello and thanks for your feedback on our course and service, and we're really sorry that we didn't meet our own standards for getting back to you in a timely way. You must have had the impression we don't care when we really do! We...More

Reviewed 22 May 2016

Whether you wish to study or eat cheese, this is a trip advisor must stop! The variety of soft, medium and hard artisan cheeses is an explosion of taste to the discerning palate and mind. The plethora of cheese awards is a giveaway to the...More

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Reviewed 17 May 2016

I had a great day at the Cheese School. The day was very hands-on, and there was also lots of explanation of why we were doing what we were doing, which de-mystified the process and helped me understand and remember. We made Haloumi and Brie,...More

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neilw193, Owner at The New Zealand Cheese School, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2016

Thanks for your lovely feedback Nikki. Great to see your follow up cheesemaking going well.

Reviewed 28 March 2016

Had a great day 18 March 2016! Made Blue vein and mozzarella, Neil had so much knowledge to pass on and had no issue doing so. Every person there was really, really friendly. I brought a cheese making kit and look forward to giving it...More

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neilw193, Owner at The New Zealand Cheese School, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2016

Thanks for your comments Steve. I love teaching people about cheese and even more so when the participants are enthusiastic. Would love to have you and your group back again. You may even consider it as a private course for your group of friends. cheers...More

Reviewed 28 March 2016

Four family members went because one had been given vouchers for Christmas. We were interested but not really keen. Well that was at the start. By the end of the class none of us wanted to leave! THIS WAS GREAT. We were told the science,...More

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neilw193, Owner at The New Zealand Cheese School, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2016

Thanks and it's great to get your wonderful feedback. Sounds like your group had a ball (pun intended). Learning should be fun as well and its our intention to make every workshop enjoyable, educational and memorable. Enthusiasm from participants and great subject matter are the...More

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