July 2014 Support Payment Recipients - Cert III Food Processing Artisan Cheese

Jane Arnold Jane Arnold

Having worked in the wine industry for many years Jane is at a stage that she wants to learn something new.  She has aspirations of setting up a small cottage business with the basis being small batch cheese.  Watch out for Jane at the Yankalilla Market and Fleurieu Artisan Market.

 

Rhianna Bartsch Rhianna Bartsch

Rhianna works in a regional brewery whose menu uses as much locally made and locally produced food as possible and she is excited about this great opportunity to learn something new. The intention is for her artisan cheese to feature on the brewery menu in the future as well as being able to sell her products direct to the public.

 

Annika Berlingieri Annika Berlingieri

Having previously been involved in her family run wine production and cellar door, Annika then opened a small eatery producing very traditional italian food based on her heritage and family recipes.  She now has plans for a new business venture being a Providore style shop focusing on self-produced cheese, self-cured meats and self-grown garden produce as well as dishes created from this produce, keeping an Italian and French theme.

 

Diane Cass Diane Cass

In the final year of her Bachelor of Nutrition and Food Sciences degree Diane is excited about the opportunity to translate her university learnings into a cheese setting and allow her to develop a greater understanding of the artisan cheese sector.  She would like to utilise her technical skills and food quality knowledge in the development of new and improved foods.

 

Pamela Chapman Pamela Chapman

With a background in administration Pamela is looking for a fresh start in the food industry.  She is keen to promote local produce and hopes to one day build a business of her own in the cheese industry.

 

Caleigh Hunt Caleigh Hunt

Caleigh and her husband have a small batch, family run wine label in McLaren Vale.  She has always dreamed of expanding their business by producing beautiful artisan, bespoke cheeses with integrity and provenance whilst also supporting local dairies in the region.

 

Lisa McGrath Lisa McGrath

Lisa is currently employed part-time at Limestone Coast Cheese Company.   She has always had a passion for cheese in her cooking and social life.  Lisa anticipates being able to turn this enthusiasm into an opportunity and subsequently a lifelong career whilst also contributing to the local community which is very important to her.

 

Frank McWilliams Frank McWilliams

Originally starting in the baking industry, Frank has always been fascinated with the processes involved in making high quality products.  He would like to make cheese to match specific wines and foresees his artisan house cheeses being offered as part of a finde dining premium wine experience.

 

Alison Paxton Alison Paxton

Alison is a passionate and dedicated cheesemaker and lover of local, regional, good quality produce.  Her philosophy for making great cheese is to respect the land, the animal, the milk and cheesemaking history.  She wishes to concentrate on a small product range so she can achieve excellence in each cheese and believes in sharing information and skills with other cheesemakers and students in the cheese world.  Welcome back Alison.

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Sophie Rogers Sophie Rogers

Six months in France when she was a young teenager developed Sophies love for cheese and attending a one day cheese making course at Woodside Cheese Wrights with Kris Lloyd made her all the more passionate about all things cheese.  Her long time goal is to have a career in the cheese and gourmet food industry.