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]

Meet the Maker: Virtual Dinner with Boonville Barn Collective

Virtual via Zoom Link will be sent after registration

Join us virtually for this Meet the Maker event where we will have a vegetarian dinner together and learn more about Krissy Scommegna and Boonville Barn Collective.  Our Chef Wallo and the Deli kitchen has come up with a tasting menu featuring the full line of their products that we carry here at Zingerman's Deli. The 5-dish … Continued

$11.00 – $55.00

Zingerman’s Deli All Stars Tasting

Zingerman's Delicatessen 422 Detroit St., Ann Arbor

This event will take place IN PERSON at Zingerman’s Delicatessen! This is THE ultimate Deli Experience! Learn about the history of Zingerman’s Deli and taste our favorite iconic Deli dishes! There will be reubens (of course!), Jewish classics, our can’t live without pantry ingredients (like Parmigiano Reggiano and 30 year aged balsamic vinegar) and a … Continued

$25.00 – $65.00

Tinned Fish 101

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.  Join us for Tinned … Continued

$11.00 – $55.00

Cheesemonger Showdown!

Virtual via Zoom Link will be sent after registration

In celebration of National Cheese Day, 6 of our Zingerman's Deli cheesemongers will go head-to-head to create the perfect cheese bite. We invite you to our virtual tasting room–taste along as they make their case and then decide who wins! Our Deli mongers are always at the ready behind our epic cheese case–offering up their … Continued

$11.00 – $65.00

Tea 101

Zingerman's Delicatessen 422 Detroit St., Ann Arbor

This event will take place IN PERSON at Zingerman’s Delicatessen! Join us for a morning of tasting and learning as we explore the world’s most popular beverage: tea! Awaken a new enthusiasm for an ancient food tradition while enriching your knowledge of Zingerman’s co-founder Ari Weinzweig’s favorite “affordable luxury.”  Join our Deli Tea Specialist Jackson Konwinski … Continued

$35.00

Zing Sampler: French Olive Oils

Virtual via Zoom Link will be sent after registration

An introduction to the olive oils of France! While Italy gets most of the olive oil attention, some of our best selling oils come from French olive groves. Join our Deli Olive Oil Sommelier Wendy (yes, that’s an actual job!) and Events Coordinator (and food geek) Tessie for this French olive oil sampler event. We'll … Continued

$10.00 – $25.00

Bacon 101

Virtual via Zoom Link will be sent after registration

Cured and smoked pork belly (aka BACON!) has had books, songs and countless cookbooks dedicated to it over the years. In this Bacon 101 class, we'll walk you through the basics of bacon, talk about the impact curing and smoking techniques have on the finished products, and our favorite ways for incorporating bacon into every … Continued

$11.00 – $50.00

Just for Kids: Toast and Jam

Zingerman's Delicatessen 422 Detroit St., Ann Arbor

This event will take place IN PERSON at Zingerman’s Delicatessen! Just because you are a kid doesn’t mean that you have to eat plain, ol’ soft white bread (although we like that too!) Come to this class that is JUST FOR KIDS and we’ll Explore the World of Toast and Jam. Real artisan bakers from … Continued

$15.00

Virtual Happy Hour: Cheese and Beer

Virtual via Zoom Link will be sent after registration

June brings us patio weather, perfect for summer sippin' and snackin'!  Bring your laptop outside and tune in to our Virtual Happy Hour: Cheese and Beer – relax in the comfort of home AND taste some great beer and cheese pairings AND learn some new things.  Your tasting kit will have enough beer and cheese … Continued

$70.00 – $85.00

Tea 201: Iced & Cold Brewed Teas

Zingerman's Delicatessen 422 Detroit St., Ann Arbor

This event will take place IN PERSON at Zingerman’s Delicatessen! Join us for a morning of tasting and learning as we explore a summer time favorite: iced tea! Join our Deli Tea Specialist Jackson Konwinski to enjoy a selection of cold-brewed teas. As we taste, we'll talk about the different ways you can brew a cold … Continued

$25.00

Zingerman’s Deli All Stars Tasting

Zingerman's Delicatessen 422 Detroit St., Ann Arbor

This event will take place IN PERSON at Zingerman’s Delicatessen! This is THE ultimate Deli Experience! Learn about the history of Zingerman’s Deli and taste our favorite iconic Deli dishes! There will be reubens (of course!), Jewish classics, our can’t live without pantry ingredients (like Parmigiano Reggiano and 30 year aged balsamic vinegar) and a … Continued

$25.00 – $65.00

Just for Kids: Gelato Sundaes

Zingerman's Delicatessen 422 Detroit St., Ann Arbor

This event will take place IN PERSON at Zingerman’s Delicatessen! I scream, you scream, we all scream ... for ice cream!! Well, at Zingerman's, it's actually, gelato. Our sweet treat experts from Zingerman’s Next Door are holding this class that is JUST FOR KIDS and we'll be talking all about gelato sundaes. We will explore … Continued

$15.00

Pasta 101

Virtual via Zoom Link will be sent after registration

What's in a shape? Well, for pasta it can tell you a lot about where it's from, what kind of sauce it's best served with, and more! Join our Deli Managing Partner (and lead pasta buyer) Grace Singleton and Deli Events Coordinator Tessie Ives-Wilson on Zoom for Pasta 101. We'll talk about some of our … Continued

$11.00 – $45.00

Virtual Happy Hour: Cocktails and Cheese

Virtual via Zoom Link will be sent after registration

Grab your bar caddy and settle in for a Virtual Happy Hour!! We'll mix 3 drinks to pair with our favorite summer cheeses.  Grab your favorite gin, vodka, and spiced rum*–we'll provide the mixers, cheese and accompaniments. Cheers! Your host for the evening will be our Deli event coordinator and American Cheese Society Certified Cheese … Continued

$11.00 – $50.00

Fish 201: Smoke ‘Em If You Catch ‘Em

Virtual via Zoom Link will be sent after registration

Smoking is one the oldest forms of preservation and is the perfect pairing to great fish!  Join us for Fish 201: Smoke ‘Em If You Catch ‘Em and explore the different methods of smoking, taste the smoked fish that we love best, and share some of our tips & tricks for using smoked fish in your everyday … Continued

$11.00 – $65.00

Vinegar 101

Zingerman's Delicatessen 422 Detroit St., Ann Arbor

This event will take place IN PERSON at Zingerman’s Delicatessen! The unsung hero of the culinary world is most certainly vinegar. Often undervalued and dismissed as unimportant, vinegar can be an afterthought when you’re cooking. In reality, it’s a secret weapon in your kitchen arsenal that helps unlock the subtle hidden flavors. Join Deli Supervisor … Continued

$30.00

Meet the Maker: Ines Rosales

Virtual via Zoom Link will be sent after registration

Join us for a torta tasting! Olive oil tortas are one of the classic crackers of Spain. For over 110 years, starting in the home kitchen of the company's namesake, Ines Rosales has been making these savory, flaky crackers by hand. In this Meet the Maker event, our Deli Event Coordinator Tessie Ives-Wilson will be … Continued

$10.00 – $45.00

Chocolate 101

Virtual via Zoom Link will be sent after registration

Join us for Chocolate 101–a virtual class where you learn everything you need to know about chocolate!  Learn the origins of cacao, the history of chocolate, how chocolate is made bean-to-bar, how to taste chocolate using all your senses and the difference between artisan chocolate and grocery store brands. Zingerman’s Next Door Café’s chocolate corner offers a full spectrum of … Continued

$8.00 – $40.00

Meet the Maker: Moon Shine Trading Co.

Virtual via Zoom Link will be sent after registration

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED   Join us for a honey tasting! Honey is one of the oldest sweeteners known to be consumed by humans and we're pretty sweet on it at the Deli (have you seen our wall of honey?).  In this Meet the Maker event, Deli Event Coordinator Tessie Ives-Wilson and Specialty Food Manager … Continued

$11.00 – $40.00

Notable Noshes: Spanish Tapas

Virtual via Zoom Link will be sent after registration

Join us for some of our favorite Notable Noshes: Spanish Tapas! Dive into the world of Spanish cuisine with a dinner of small plates known as tapas! We'll taste through a variety of dishes created by our kitchen and learn as we taste our way through the evening. We'll talk about where the foods come … Continued

$11.00 – $55.00

Virtual Happy Hour: Hard Cider and Cheese

Virtual via Zoom Link will be sent after registration

Fall is in the air and the cider apples are starting to ripen and show up at our farmer’s markets.  We love this time of year because we think hard cider is a great paring with cheese!  In this Virtual Happy Hour, our Deli Event Coordinator and resident Certified Cheese Professional Tessie Ives-Wilson has paired 2 cheeses with 3 … Continued

$50.00 – $75.00

Tea 101

Zingerman's Delicatessen 422 Detroit St., Ann Arbor

This event will take place IN PERSON at Zingerman’s Delicatessen! Join us for a morning of tasting and learning as we explore the world’s most popular beverage: tea! Awaken a new enthusiasm for an ancient food tradition while enriching your knowledge of Zingerman’s co-founder Ari Weinzweig’s favorite “affordable luxury.”  Join our Deli Tea Specialist Jackson Konwinski … Continued

$35.00

Cheese 101

Virtual via Zoom Link will be sent after registration

A delicious education on the world of cheese! Join our expert cheesemongers as they guide you through the seven major styles of cheese: Fresh, Soft-Ripened, Pressed Curd, Cooked Curd, Milled Curd, Gouda, and Blue. You’ll enjoy samples, learn the basics of how these cheeses are made, notes on their flavor profiles and useful tips for … Continued

$11.00 – $45.00

Taste of Sukkot Sounds, hosted by The Well

Berkley Coffee 14661 West 11 Mile Rd, Ste 500, Oak Park

Young adults are invited to join The Well at Berkley Coffee in Oak Park for a Taste of Sukkot Sounds featuring Zingerman's Delicatessen and musical duo JORDANA. Our Zingerman’s Deli Event Coordinator Tessie Ives-Wilson is teaming up with The Well's Rabbi Jeff Stombaugh to offer a tasteful journey through curated dishes that represent the 7 … Continued

Zingerman’s Deli All Stars Tasting

Zingerman's Delicatessen 422 Detroit St., Ann Arbor

This event will take place IN PERSON at Zingerman’s Delicatessen! This is THE ultimate Deli Experience! Learn about the history of Zingerman’s Deli and taste our favorite iconic Deli dishes! There will be reubens (of course!), Jewish classics, our can’t live without pantry ingredients (like Parmigiano Reggiano and 30 year aged balsamic vinegar) and a … Continued

$25.00 – $65.00

Bacon 101

Virtual via Zoom Link will be sent after registration

This event is ON SALE for 20% off!! Regularly priced tickets are $50 and currently on sale for only $40!! Cured and smoked pork belly (aka BACON!) has had books, songs and countless cookbooks dedicated to it over the years. In this Bacon 101 class, we’ll walk you through the basics of bacon, talk about … Continued

$11.00 – $40.00

Mustard 101

Virtual via Zoom Link will be sent after registration

Mustard is one of the ingredients that we're never without in our pantry! It plays a supporting role in so much cooking. Join Kevin, one of our Specialty Food sellers, on Zoom for an evening where we'll talk about the spectrum of mustards from mild to spicy to sweet and all points in between along with … Continued

$11.00 – $30.00

Meet the Maker: Sweet Grass Dairy

Virtual via Zoom Link will be sent after registration

With over 30 national and international awards for their cheeses, Sweet Grass Dairy is leading the way for cheesemakers from the American South. Their commitment to quality milk from barn-free cows, grazing on fresh grass year-round in Thomasville, Georgia comes through in their range of cheeses from fresh fluffy spreads to aged piquant blues. In … Continued

$11.00 – $35.00

STEEP: Highlights of the 2022 Harvest

Zingerman's Delicatessen 422 Detroit St., Ann Arbor

This event will take place IN PERSON at Zingerman’s Delicatessen! STEEP events are our opportunity to take a deep dive into just a few of the fantastic teas we offer. We’ll share the history of each tea, its production style, the terroir, the harvest, and all that makes it special. While we learn, we’ll taste … Continued

$15.00

Tinned Fish 201: Beyond the Fins

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.  Join us for Tinned … Continued

$11.00 – $85.00