About this item

***This item requires a pre-order. Please contact our Catering & Events Manager by calling 504-899-4737 or emailing Sylvia@stjamescheese.com***

The Southern Collection is the cake for those who want to showcase the best the South has to offer in artisan cheeses, while also providing a variety of tastes and textures. The Cheese Lover's Cake is a cheese cake with big flavors that highlight the best of American artisanal cheesemaking. Five American cheeses, stacked and decorated, makes a real visual, and edible, impact on a celebration.

Quick Facts:

Diameter of bottom tier: 15 inches
Height: 14.5 inches
Feeds: 200 people

The Cheeses:

Top Tier: Red Hawk

This triple-cream, washed-rind, fully-flavored cheese from Cowgirl Creamery is slightly funky and deliciously creamy. Red Hawk features a signature sunset red-orange rind that make it a stand out.

Cow's Milk

California, USA

Second Tier: Bayley Hazen

Bayley Hazen Blue is from the Cellars at Jasper Hill Farm has a fudge-like texture, toasted-nut sweetness, and anise spice character. The paste is dense and creamy, with well-distributed blue veins. The usual peppery character of a blue cheese is subdued, giving way to the grassy, nutty flavors in the milk.

Cow's Milk

Vermont, USA

Third Tier: Humboldt Fog

This masterpiece soft-ripened goat cheese hails from Cypress Grove Creamery and features a distinctive ribbon of edible vegetable ash. Buttermilk and fresh cream, complemented with floral notes, herbaceous overtones and a clean citrus finish make this cheese an instant favorite.

Goat's Milk

California, USA

Fourth Tier: Pleasant Ridge Reserve

From the Uplands Cheese creamery, Pleasant Ridge Reserve is the most-awarded cheese in American history and a popular American export to Europe. It's made in the tradition of Alpine style cheeses like Grueyere and Beaufort.

Cow's Milk

Wisconsin, USA

Bottom Tier: Appalachian Cheese

Appalachian is a lush, vibrant cheese evocative of cream and butter with a mushroom earthiness. Its lemon notes shade to toasted as the cheese ages with a texture that is velvety, melting on the tongue.

Cow's Milk

Virginia, USA




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