The Cheese Queens offer an amazing bespoke cheese tasting experience to any party or occasion.
We talk and taste the best carefully selected cheese the West country has to offer! Let us chat everything cheese in the comfort of your own home or venue. We bring it all to you! All you have to do is enjoy the finest selection of cheese we select for you.
We can cater for any event including parties, work do's, retirements, birthdays, special occasions, weddings, anniversaries, baby showers, divorce parties and Hen and Stag do's. We offer bespoke tailor made tastings - you can give us a guide if you wish or leave it to us. Below is a price guide to give you an idea or we are happy to chat with you based on what you want and create your very own tasting package.
We will give you an amazing cheese tasting experience which includes the Cheese Queens presenting at least 6 incredible cheeses, homemade sourdough bread, local chutneys, crackers and accompaniments.
Minimum of 6 people - £25pp.
If you want to go that extra mile for a little extra we can also collaborate with other local producers from cider makers to wine sommeliers - you really could have it all.
Contact us for more details.
We are feeling so blessed to have the most amazing support for us so far.
Here is a snippet of our background info for those of you that don't know the ladies behind the crowns xx
Marie has always had a passion for food (in particular cheese). Working at what was Combe House near Honiton she took chatting about the Westcountry Cheeseboard to another level - to the point where all of her colleagues would always give her the cheeseboard to explain to the customers. She was obviously always at the cheese tastings that the amazing Country Cheeses provided to Combe House. From there she tried her luck and asked if there were any jobs going to Gary and Elise Jungheim (the owners of Country Cheeses). Unfortunately there weren't at that time but they had a chat with her anyway and that was that for the moment. Marie decided her passion did lie with cheese so she went on to work at the fantastic Sharpham vineyard and dairy in Totnes serving cheese and doing wine tastings. Gary and Elise contacted Marie a few months later and offered her the dream job! Cheese shop manager in Totnes! Of course she took it and loved working for Gary and Elise at Country Cheeses. She had the most incredible opportunities and they drove to the Westcountry dairies and chatted with all of the outstanding Cheesemakers who make the awesome cheese you will have on your cheeseboards today.
In December 2015 Marie fell pregnant......
In March 2016 Elise joined the team at Country Cheeses in Totnes.
Having never been a cheese connoisseur she was trained to within an inch of her life by Marie and slowly but surely also fell deeply in love with all kinds of different cheeses (well, who wouldn't?) As soon as Marie met Elise she knew they were going to be great friends and also that she was the perfect person to take over as manager at the Totnes shop (even though she had just started....) This was meant to be! Poor Elise was hijacked by Marie and asked if she would be interested in being manager as she was pregnant (weeks after just starting). In hindsight probably Marie should have waited a bit longer before scaring the life out of Elise BUT Elise was up for it. Elise and Marie both rallied hard to make Country Cheeses WIN 1st place as cheese shop of the year at the Great British Cheese Awards in October 2016 collecting the award together in London.
These days you will still find Elise managing the Cheese shop in Totnes, with a smile on her face and ready to chat all things cheese with any customer that walks in.
Elise and Marie are firm friends and still have that passion for cheese. They wanted to create the most special and fun cheese experiences for you to enjoy so the idea for Cheese Queens was born...........
Showcasing the most amazing local cheeses and accompaniments is at the forefront of what we do.
We are very lucky to work very closely with Country Cheeses in Totnes to bring the best cheeses and accompaniments that the Westcountry has to offer. We are able to choose the best cheese at that time for your occasion.
Artisan cheeses are a thing of beauty as they are everchanging. No batch will be the same and that's what we love.
We have been very lucky to visit most of the Westcountry dairies that our carefully selected cheeses come from. We are proud to be ambassadors for these fine artisan cheesemakers.
The passion for showcasing the finest cheese comes right the way through from the cheesemakers to your tasting experience with Cheese Queens.
We hope that after your tasting experience with Cheese Queens you will feel as passionately as we do about our amazing local cheeses that are available on your doorstep.