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]

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