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May 21, 2019
Richie O’Neil explains the origin and preparation of his Richie’s Cheese Curd Tacos entry just before presenting samples to the Cheese Curd Festival Showcase judges (left to right) Johnathon Fike, Chef Instructor of the CVTC Culinary Arts Management program; Paul Bauer, CEO of Ellsworth Cooperative Creamery; and Jim Kyndberg, Executive Chef at Minneapolis’ Union Rooftop Bar & Grill. Photo courtesy of Chippewa Valley Technical College.
A friendly, cheesy competition: Vendors create curd dishes, Original Minneapple wins
May 21, 2019 - 7:14am
April 29, 2019
Cheese curd fans will get to experience a new flavor this year, announced as jalapeno bacon at a Cheese Curd Festival Kickoff meeting April 25. The smokey, savory flavor was a crowd-pleaser at the meeting's tasting. Sarah Nigbor / RiverTown Multimedia
Cheese Curd Festival comin' in hot this year: New curd flavor released, improvements to festival
April 29, 2019 - 3:25pm
March 14, 2019
An inside look into the mess. Paul Bauer, Ellsworth Cooperative Creamery CEO and owner of the property, said it is too dangerous to be assessing all the damage at this time. Submitted photo
'No cheese curds harmed' in the collapse of the Cheese Curd Festival storage roof
March 14, 2019 - 7:55am
January 8, 2019
The crowds were thick both days of the Cheese Curd Festival in Ellsworth's East End Park, with lines stretching around the block. Sarah Nigbor / RiverTown Multimedia
Ellsworth Cheese Curd Festival gets approval for bigger site
January 8, 2019 - 5:37am
June 21, 2018
Deep-fried cheese curds are just one of many delicious items to be sampled at this year's Ellsworth Cheese Curd Festival June 22 and 23 in East End Park. Submitted photo
Ellsworth Cheese Curd Festival gets cheesier
June 21, 2018 - 7:00pm
January 4, 2018
The 2018 Ellsworth Cheese Curd Festival will once again have the Milk and Cookie taste pairing event. File photo
Grant helps market foodie event in Ellsworth
January 4, 2018 - 11:00am
August 16, 2017
Dairy in all its forms was well represented at this year’s Cheese Curd Festival. Especially popular was the milk and cookie pairing event where participants enjoyed flavored milks, such as salted caramel and chocolate, perfectly paired with fresh baked cookies. Photo courtesy of the Ellsworth Chamber of Commerce
Triple the attendance leads to Cheese Curd Festival success
August 16, 2017 - 10:00am
June 22, 2017
The Ellsworth Creamery does more than just the regular cheese curd. CEO Paul Bauer said they do cheese curd crumbles for bratwursts, pizzas with cheese curd crumbles, and are coming out with a line of breaded cheese curds. Matthew Lambert / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
How do they do it? Making the perfect cheese curd
June 22, 2017 - 7:00pm
After a diligent “Save the Curds” campaign and meetings with Minnesota State Fair officials, it was announced this week that Don Mueller's The Original Deep Fried Cheese Curds space would be offered to another fair vendor. Cheese curd fans from all over the region were disappointed when they heard the news. Photo courtesy of Ellsworth Cooperative Creamery
Minn. State Fair cheese curd legend to appear at Cheese Curd Festival
June 22, 2017 - 2:48pm
June 21, 2016
Hand-dipped cheese curds will be a staple at Cheese Curd Central during this year's Cheese Curd Festival, set for June 24-25 in Ellsworth's East End Park. (Photo courtesy of Ellsworth Area Chamber of Commerce)
Unveiling of revamped Cheese Curd Fest set for June 24-25
June 21, 2016 - 8:16am