Slow Food Maui welcomes Loc Armaund, Director of Sales and Marketing, Surfing Goat Dairy to the classroom at Maui Culinary Academy for its next Taste Education Series. Owned and operated by German expatriates Thomas and Eva Kafsack, Surfing Goat Dairy represents one of only two goat dairies in the state. It is located on 42 acres with almost two-thirds dedicated as pasture, giving the Dairy’s three bucks and over 100 does plenty of space to roam and forage. Attendees will learn a brief history of the dairy, the basics of cheese making, the health benefits of goat’s milk cheeses vs. cow’s milk cheese and different cooking ideas for each of the types of cheeses available from Surfing Goat Dairy. In addition, Surfing Goat Dairy will offer goat’s milk and its different cheeses including Quark, Fresh Cheese, Aged Cheese, and finish with their Goat’s Cheese Truffles.
Held on the last Wednesday of each month from February through October, the March session is scheduled on March 28 from 6 pm – 7:30 pm at the Maui Culinary Academy located in the Pāʻina Building at 310 West Kaʻahumanu Avenue at the UH-Maui Campus. Each session cost $15 for Slow Food Maui members and $20 for non-members. Advance reservations and payment required. Register online at www.slowfoodmaui.org and pay using Paypal. For additional information, contact Co-education Committee Chairs Chris Speere or Charlene Ka’uhane at
About Taste Education Series and Slow Food Maui: Taste Education is a nine-part “food focused” educational series presented by Slow Food Maui in partnership with the Maui Culinary Academy and Whole Foods Market Maui. Organized to honor people who grow and produce the food we eat, the series brings local food producers in our community to the forefront so others may learn about their work, how their product is made and where to find it. Held on the last Wednesday of the month form February – October. Slow Food Maui aligns with Slow Food USA to promote locally grown food & culturally diverse culinary practices for health, pleasure and Island food security. www.slowfoodmaui.org.
About the Maui Culinary Academy: Maui Culinary Academy offers Maui’s award-winning Culinary Arts Program in the 38,000 square-feet Pā’ina Culinary Arts Center at Maui Community College in Kahului. Hours: Pāʻina dining room: M-TR 7:30 am to 5:30 pm, Friday 7:30 am to 2:00 pm. www.http/mauiculinary-campusdining.com/index.html
Date: Wednesday, March 28, 2012 (Always Held on the last Wednesday of each month. Mark your calendars!)
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Place: Maui Culinary Academy, UH Maui College, Pa’ina Building, 310 W. Kaahumanu Ave., Kahului, Maui, Hawai‘i
$15 for Slow Food USA members
$20 for non-members
Seating is limited. Advance reservations and payment are required. Please note that we cannot guarantee participation if payment is not received prior to the event date.