Events at The Cheese Board

Thanksgiving: Wild mushroom pizza is here!

We are thankful for our wonderful community and customers.

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Come join us for Sunday Streets!

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Make Chèvre At The Cheese Board On October 14, 2015

Join the Cheese Board and The San Francisco Milk Maid on Wednesday, October 14th at 7:30 pm for a 2 hour splash course on making chèvre. In this quickie course, learn the basics of milk chemistry, why cheeses taste different from one another and how to set up your own kitchen creamery. By the end of the night you’ll be fast on the road to becoming a cheesemaking maniac! Tickets can be purchased at Buy tickets for Chèvre Making at The Cheese Board.

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MM Burrata Filling

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at 7:30 pm

Join The Cheese Board on Wednesday, Sept 9th, for a quick course on making burrata. In two short hours, you’ll learn how milk turns into curd, how curd turns into mozzarella balls and how mozzarella balls turn into luscious, cream-filled burrata. All participants will bring home their own 8 oz. just-made ball of cheese plus the knowledge of how to do it again. Class will be lead by The San Francisco Milk Maid, author of the just-published book on home cheesemaking, Kitchen Creamery. Ticket price includes instruction, tasting, and take-home cheese. Books will be available for sale and signing.
Purchase a ticket at Brown Paper Tickets. 


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Come celebrate Indian Independence Day!

Come Celebrate Indian Independe day

Come Celebrate Indian Independe day

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Bastille Day Celebration

A Bastille Day Celebration at The Cheese Board Collective

Join us for our Bastille Day Celebration! Taste your way through a comprehensive assortment of French cheese, while learning about the history and production methods of these classic fromages. Event duration is approximately one hour and includes a tasty and informative presentation by Elyne Salagnon, our guest speaker from Interval USA. This will be followed by Q & A, and mixing and mingling over a glass of wine. A deliciously educational event not to be missed!




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The Cheese Board collective is looking for new members.


The Cheese Board Collective is a worker-owned Cooperative. Our Cheese and Bread division is looking for new members to share our business with.

Candidates must complete a six-month candidacy period before being considered for membership. We are looking for a long-term commitment, preferably five years or more.


If you are interested in applying please join us at our Open House (1512 Shattuck Ave) on either Sunday June 28 or Monday, June 29th from 12-3:00 p.m. to meet our hiring committee. There will be a short tour of the store. No interviews will be conducted at the Open Houses.


Please bring the following with you to the Open House:


We will only accept applications during the open houses.  If you cannot make it to one of the open houses we will not be able to accept your application at this time.


We encourage people of color, women, queer and trans-identified folks to apply. We are striving towards a diverse, supportive, community and do not discriminate in our hiring based on race, gender or sex, religion, size, age, sexual orientation, marital status, economic background or educational history.


Work Description

Members work together in a close-knit environment and are involved in every aspect of operating the business.  Everyone is given the opportunity to learn every aspect of the business. It is a privilege and responsibility of membership to work towards the successful continued operation and growth of our collective. All candidate members are required to attend business meetings where the group makes decisions using a modified consensus process.


All workers (including candidates) are paid a living wage, $21 per hour.  In addition, members receive a share of the profits based on the number of hours worked.  We offer full medical benefits, plus a host of other benefits, including dental and retirement plans to members.



Work Description:

Candidates will be working 6-8 hour days, up to 40 hours per week during candidacy. We require that members be flexible and available to work all shifts during all production hours 4:00AM-7:30 PM Monday through Saturday. Full time work at the Bakery and Cheese Division usually means working 4 shifts and being available to substitute on a fifth day. Candidates usually start with 3 to 4 shifts. Business meetings are generally held monthly on a Monday.


Some of our tasks include waiting on customers with a strong emphasis on great customer service, selling cheeses, working the express line, making coffee drinks, cashiering, organizational duties outside of shifts, ordering, keeping up with new information re: new cheeses, preparing ingredients, making dough, and baking breads. We all share in the considerable amount of clean up work.


Work Expectations and Requirements of New Candidate Members

  • Must have a love of food
  • Enthusiastic about working in a democratically managed workplace
  • Food handling experience is preferred
  • Ability to work weekends and cover shifts—often on short notice
  • Working hard and being punctual are essential
  • Must be able to work shifts that start at 6am or that end at 9pm at the pizzeria
  • Must be able to work shifts that start at 4am or that end at 7:30pm at the bakery/cheese shop
  • Great customer skills are required
  • Enthusiasm for interacting with the public
  • Candidates and members are expected to attend all business meetings (Candidates will be paid)
  • Must be available to work during the holiday season
  • Scheduling for members is dynamic and we can’t guarantee a set number of hours per week, initially.

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Celebrate Pride! Saturday, June 20th

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AK Press Benefit on Sunday May 31st

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Cheese and Wine Event on Friday June 5th at Four2Nine

Enjoy a pairing of cheese and wine hosted by The Cheese Board Collective and Four2Nine Wine Bar on June 5th from 5-6:30. Tickets and information can be found at Brown Paper Tickets.

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