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Tastings and Events

  • Most of our current events are VIRTUAL, but some are IN PERSON - please read the description carefully!
  • Zoom links will be sent by email no later than the day before the event
  • All of our virtual events have Live Transcription (Closed Captioning) enabled on Zoom
  • Tasting kits will be available for pickup or Ann Arbor delivery starting at 11am the day before the event
  • Only some tasting kits can be shipped.  Information is provided in each event description
  • You can use a credit card or a Zingerman's Gift Card to pay for your event
  • We understand that life happens! We offer a full refund when you cancel 48 hours ahead of the scheduled event
  • If you are interested in scheduling a private tasting event or cooking demo, please fill out our inquiry form and someone will get back to you soon
  • If you have any questions, contact our Deli Events team at [email protected]

Valentine Virtual Happy Hour: Wine, Cheese & Chocolate

Virtual via Zoom Link will be sent after registration

Chocolate & cheese, not only our favorite Ween album, but the classic pairings with fine wines, especially in the season when most of us are cozily snowbound. Just in time for Valentine's Day, our Chocolate Specialist Jennie Brooks, has dreamed up perfect cheese and chocolate pairings with two bottles of wine we're digging on this season. … Continued


A Peek Inside the Deli Kitchen: Swiss Fondue

Virtual via Zoom Link will be sent after registration

Melty cheese lovers unite! We love fondue–and of course we love it best with good quality, Swiss cheese.  Take a Peek Inside the Deli Kitchen and cook along with our head Deli cheesemonger, Sean Hartwig, and Events Assistant, Connor Valone, from the comfort of your own home! You’ll get a kit with all the makings … Continued

$12.00 – $80.00

A Peek Inside the Deli Kitchen: Pot Pies

Virtual via Zoom Link will be sent after registration

Zingerman's Deli Managing Partner and Head Chef Rodger Bowser walks us through the process of making one of our homemade, all-butter crust pot pies inside the Deli kitchen. We're providing you two of our chicken pot pies (vegetarian option available by request) to heat and enjoy at home while you watch Rodger share the story … Continued

$12.00 – $35.00

Get Schooled! Going Off the Deep End with Tinned Sardines

Virtual via Zoom Link will be sent after registration

Our Deli Specialty Food staff thinks tinned fish is a pantry’s ultimate secret weapon. Rich in protein, omega-3’s and full-flavored goodness, tinned seafood preserves the ocean’s best at the peak of flavor and quality. Tinned fish is not only a delicious, healthy choice, it’s also supremely sustainable, ultra portable and easy to store. Mongers Kevin … Continued

$12.00 – $75.00

Cheddar is a Verb

Virtual via Zoom Link will be sent after registration

Cheddar is a linguistic jack of all trades, and the cheese is certainly masterful. Join our very own ACS CCP Zach Sievers and Deli events assistant Connor Valone as we dive deep into the cheddar mysticism; where it was born, how it grew up, and how it came to be such a massive staple for … Continued

$12.00 – $45.00