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Cheese Carving by Guinness World Record Holder, in Paramus
October 12, 2019 @ 10:00 am - October 14, 2019 @ 6:00 pmFree
Be amazed by Sarah “the Cheese Lady” Kaufmann at this multi-day, free event as she transforms two 500lb wheels of cheddar into captivating sculptures in the deli department, of Stew Leonard’s. The event is a partnership between two Guinness Book of World Records title holders: Stew Leonard’s for the highest dollar sales per square foot of selling space and Kaufmann, who set the Guinness World Record for largest cheese carving at 925 lbs.
Kaufmann, who earned her nickname (the Cheese Lady), for her decades-long career carving intricate sculptures out of cheese, will use simple ceramic wire-loop tools, cheese wires, and a draw knife, to create a series of carvings, including a harvest scene featuring a turkey Maya was. In honor of the word Paramus, which comes from the Leni Lenape Native American word meaning land of the wild turkey.
The mammoth cheese wheels Kaufmann will carve are from by Henning’s Cheese, an award-winning, fourth-generation, family-owned cheese producer in rural Wisconsin. Henning’s is the only cheese factory in the United States making wheels up 12,000 pounds.