Team Yogurt

Not Spoiled, Just Cultured

The following list contains events related to Yogurt Culture and Team Yogurt. 

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Los Gatos, California
April 19, 2015
(private launch party)

Palo Alto, California
April 22, 2015 (details)
Where Food, Publishing, and Technology Connect
Hosted by the Jewish High Tech Community of Silicon Valley
Palo Alto JCC
Panel Discussion + Book Signing with Cheryl Sternman Rule, Emma Christensen, Michelle Tam, and Dianne Jacob

San Francisco, California
April 26, 2015 at 3p
Omnivore Books on Food
Talk & Signing

Hartsdale, New York 
May 2, 2015
(private party at Bosphorus Restaurant)

Brooklyn, New York
May 4, 2015
Get Cultured! Yogurt Tasting + Talk + Book Signing
Greene Grape Annex, 753 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217
Description: Please join award-winning author Cheryl Sternman Rule and local yogurt makers Homa Dashtaki (White Moustache) and Angela and John Fout (Sohha Savory Yogurt) for a conversation and tasting at Greene Grape Annex, moderated by New York Times food columnist Melissa Clark. Come learn more about this original superfood, sample some of Brooklyn's best yogurt, and purchase a signed copy of Yogurt Culture. The event itself is free!

Boston, Massachusetts
May 5, 2015
Farm & Fable
Talk + Tastings Provided by Formaggio Kitchen + Signing | Full details here.

Somerville, Massachusetts
May 6, 2015
(private party)

Cambridge, Massachusetts
May 7, 2015
Sofra Bakery and Cafe
Yogurt Culture Signing & Meet-and-Greet with Cheryl, with dishes from the book prepared by award-winning Executive Chef and Owner Ana Sortun. Tickets (which include food, wine, a cooking demo by Chef Sortun, and a signed copy of the cookbook) cost $85. Here's the event description

San Jose, California
May 17, 2015
Blossom Hill Farmers Market
Signing | Meet & Greet

San Carlos, California
May 20, 2015
The Reading Bug
Two events: Kids’ Make Your Own Yogurt Parfait and Signing | Tasting | Book Talk for adults. 

Saratoga, California
May 23, 2015
Saratoga Farmers Market
Signing | Books available for purchase + inscription

San Jose, California
May 31, 2015
Leigh Stampede
Signing at local charity 5K | Books available for purchase + inscription

San Francisco, California
June 7, 2015
Fort Mason Center Farmers Market
Signing | Books available for purchase + inscription

Los Angeles, California
June 10, 2015
Melissa's Produce Headquarters
Yogurt-Inspired Luncheon | Author Talk | Signing
{Private media event by invitation only.}

Morgan Hill, California
June 13, 2015
Morgan Hill Farmers Market
Signing | Books available for purchase + inscription

Mountain View, California
June 14, 2015
Mountain View Farmers Market
Signing | Books available for purchase + inscription

Seattle, Washington
June 24, 2015
Calamus Auditorium at Gay City 
Signing | Tastings Provided by Ellenos Yogurt | $5 from each book sold donated to Gay City Health Center

Seattle, Washington
June 25, 2015
Book Larder
Cheryl appeared in conversation with Seattle author and Marge Granola owner Megan Gordon. 

Gilroy, California
July 11, 2015
Gilroy Farmers Market
Book Signing | Meet & Greet

Mountain View, California
July 12, 2015
Mountain View Farmers Market
Book Signing | Meet & Greet

Menlo Park, California
July 18, 2015
Connoisseurs' Marketplace
Emcee of three chefs' demos | Book Signing 

Sacramento, California
August 2, 2015
Private Brunch 

Mountain View, California
August 4, 2015
Mountain View Library
Talk, tasting & signing

Moraga, California
August 9, 2015
Moraga Farmers Market
Judging peach recipe contest | Signing 

Sunnyvale, California
August 22, 2015
Leigh's Favorite Books 
Collaborative signing with Emma ChristensenAnnelies Zijderveld, and Sheri Codiana

Tecate, Mexico
August 29 to September 5, 2015
Rancho La Puerta Resort + Spa
Weeklong Visiting Culinary Teacher at La Cocina Que Canta 

Los Gatos, California
September 27, 2015
Congregation Shir Hadash
All-yogurt luncheon | Signing

Boston, Massachusetts
October 4, 2015
Boston Fermentation Festival | Boston Public Market
Book signing and presentation in the demo kitchen

Cambridge, Massachusetts
October 5, 2015
Cambridge School of Culinary Arts
Cooking demo, talk, book signing

Shelton, Connecticut
October 17, 2015
Skype session | Chef Chat with gathered attendees at Written Words Bookstore 

San Jose, California
October 23, 2015
Private yogurt class + party

San Jose, California
October 31, 2015
Cheryl hosted a brunch potluck for Team Yogurt founding contributor Alana Chernila, author of The Homemade Kitchen: Recipe for Cooking with Pleasure.

Morgan Hill, California
November 2, 2015
Yogurt Culture book signing, talk, and tasting at the Morgan Hill Library.

Phoenix, Arizona
November 6, 2015
Private yogurt party.

Scottsdale, Arizona
Saturday, November 7, 2015
FnB Restaurant (details)
Four-Course Yogurt Culture Themed Lunch (with wine pairings) prepared by Chef and Co-Owner Charleen Badman

San Jose, California
November 22, 2015
Yogurt demo, tasting + signing at the Blossom Hill Farmers Market

San Carlos, California
December 2, 2015
Yogurt Culture potluck, tasting + signing at The Reading Bug

San Francisco, California
January 17, 2016
Signing for both Yogurt Culture and Ripe at the Good Food Awards Marketplace in Herbst Pavilion, Fort Mason Center.

San Rafael, California
January 26, 2016
Private yogurt-making class/party.

Anaheim, California
March 12, 2016
Cheryl attends Expo West to see firsthand what's forthcoming in the world of yogurt and related foods.

San Diego, California
April 6, 2016
Yogurt Tasting hosted by Yogurt In Nutrition Initiative (YINI). Cheryl will be a guest of the Paris-based nonprofit YINI, which will showcase recipes from Yogurt Culture to attendees at the 4th Global Summit on the Health Effects of Yogurt. Details.

San Jose, California
April 12, 2016
Cheryl appeared as a guest to talk about Yogurt Culture at a 16-year-old local book club. Members cooked recipes from the cookbook.

San Jose, California
April 15, 2016
Cheryl leads a tasting of homemade yogurt and select recipes from Yogurt Culture for members of the local Eritrean community at the Eritrean Community Center of Santa Clara County.

Tecate, Mexico
April 23 through April 30, 2016
Cheryl returned for her third stint as guest chef for the week at Rancho La Puerta Resort + Spa. She taught cooking classes featuring plenty of fresh produce from the garden and highlighting yogurt in multiple dishes. 

Los Gatos, California
May 29, 2016
Cheryl appeared at the Los Gatos Farmers Market to sell copies of Yogurt Culture and Ripe and offer tips on homemade yogurtmaking.

July 20, 2016
Cheryl appeared as a featured guest on The Washington Post's weekly online food chat. Here's the link for the transcript.