Gianni Toffolon, master cheesemaker, BelGioioso Cheese Inc., Denmark, Wis.
First food-related job? Setting up the table for fabulous meals at Nonna’s house.
Favorite way to eat cheese? At the beginning, middle and end of a meal, with wine of course!
Who is your cheese idol? Our president, Errico Auricchio, because he sets the standard for quality.
First memory of cheese?Spreading Mascarpone on bread for breakfast as a small child.
What would you be doing if you weren’t a cheesemaker? Looking for a job as a cheesemaker.
Would you bait a mousetrap with your cheese? No, because they would come back for more.
Know any good cheese-related jokes? What does the provolone say to the mozzarella? Get out of my whey.