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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]

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