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Traditionally crafted for robust, award-winning flavor

Grand Cru®

Made from a combination of the finest Wisconsin milk and classic Swiss traditions, our smear-ripened Grand Cru® cheeses are crafted in authentic copper vats and cured by Roth cellar masters for a complex and full-bodied flavor unlike any other.

This Alpine-style cheese is becoming increasingly popular on menus ranging from casual to fine dining. The largest use of this cheese variety is in entrées such as burgers, sandwiches and egg dishes, but the growth driver in menu mentions is appetizers, where it makes frequent appearances atop soups.

Culinary Functionality

Earthy and robust, Grand Cru® is quickly becoming the cheese of choice in kitchens across the country. With balanced, complex flavors and outstanding melt-ability, Grand Cru® is ideal for both classic and inventive culinary applications including:

  • Fondue
  • Sauces
  • Burgers, sandwiches, panini
  • Onion soup topper
  • Vegetable and potato gratins
  • Croutons and crisps/tuiles
  • Mac ’n’ cheese
  • Flatbreads and pizza
  • Savory crêpes

Grand Cru® Recipes

Add sophistication and depth of flavor to your menu with these recipe concepts:

Grand Cru® Pairings

Build the perfect cheese course with a host of suitable pairings:

  • Fruit: apples, grapes, dried apricots, fig spread
  • Nuts: roasted almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts
  • Charcuterie & mustard: prosciutto, bresaola, duck salumi, cranberry mustard
  • Pickled vegetables: cornichons, asparagus, Brussels sprouts
  • To drink: Riesling, Amber Ale, Bock, Porter, hard cider, sparkling cider, bourbon

Grand Cru® Products

Add layers of distinctive flavor to just about any dish with our range of award-winning Grand Cru® products:

    item code pack/size dimensions cube total tare TI/HI shelf life  
  Grand Cru® Original Wheel 02402 1/18 lb. 12.81" x 12.75" x 4.75" 0.45 0.78 9 x 8 + 3 180 days
  Grand Cru® Reserve Wheel 02682 1/18 lb. 12.81" x 12.75" x 4.75" 0.45 0.78 9 x 8 + 3 180 days
  Grand Cru® Surchoix Wheel 02410 1/18 lb. 12.81" x 12.75" x 4.75" 0.45 0.78 9 x 8 + 3 180 days
  Grand Cru® Original King Cut 02461 2/6 lb. 12.5" x 8.56" x 4.5" 0.28 0.38 16 x 10 270 days
  Grand Cru® Original Shred 02445 4/5 lb. 11.81" x 9.19" x 14.63" 0.92 1.50 17 x 4 180 days
  Grand Cru® Original Slice-on-Slice 01154 4/2.5 lb. 20.69" x 13.31" x 3.25" 0.52 1.20 6 x 13 150 days

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