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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]

Ari & Grace | Best of the Deli 2020 | Part 1

Virtual via Zoom Link will be sent after registration

Join Ari & Grace for a virtual tasting of the Best of the Deli 2020 The event that comes only once a year! Year’s end means it’s time for Ari Weinzweig, co-founder of Zingerman’s Delicatessen and fellow food finder, to highlight his favorites from the year. Some are classic Zingerman’s favorites and some are brand … Continued

$6.00 – $35.00

Ari & Grace | Best of the Deli 2020 | Part 2

Virtual via Zoom Link will be sent after registration

Join Ari & Grace for a virtual tasting of the Best of the Deli 2020 The event that comes only once a year! Year’s end means it’s time for Ari Weinzweig, co-founder of Zingerman’s Delicatessen and fellow food finder, to highlight his favorites from the year. Some are classic Zingerman’s favorites and some are brand … Continued

$6.00 – $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

$8.00 – $40.00

Chocolate 201: White Chocolate

Virtual via Zoom Link will be sent after registration

Zingerman’s Next Door Café’s chocolate corner offers a full spectrum of all things cacao from the traditional to the avant-garde.  Our Chocolate Specialist Jennie B constantly curates our offerings, which has expanded over the past few years to include products from Hungary and Iceland, and continues to offer some of our longtime favorites, like Askinose and … Continued

$8.00 – $35.00

Perfectly Paired: Apples and Honey – CANCELLED

Virtual via Zoom Link will be sent after registration

We are so sorry, this event has been cancelled. Fall in Michigan means football, changing leaves and APPLE SEASON!  We get excited for local apples at the Deli because they are so delicious in our Deli applesauce.  And of course we look forward to Zingerman's Bakehouse's Rustic Apple Pie and Caramel Apple Cake coming back … Continued

$8.00 – $35.00

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