A Letter from Kurt

Every day, I wake up thinking about what to cook for dinner. For me, food is central to family – central to community – and is not quarantined to Friday nights or special occasions. Great food is part of everyday life. And truly great food starts with fresh, wholesome ingredients.

My passion for authentic, original food is the foundation for Beecher's mission to change the way America eats. That's why with Beecher's, you can trust you're eating delicious foods free of harmful additives and preservatives, made just the way nature intended them.

Kurt Beecher Dammeier

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The World’s 50 Most Meaningful Cheeses, Ranked

#5. Beecher's Flagship cheddar: But American cheddar holds its own. Out of Seattle, Flagship offers a simultaneously sharp and sweet bite that is worth tracking down ... more 

Great Cheese Shops from Coast to Coast
Food Network Online

Whether you're on the road or looking for a local shop to call home, here are 16 can't-miss locations for cheese in all of its gooey, crumbly and farm-fresh forms ... more 

Beecher's Cheese Aims to Teach Washington Students How to Eat Healthier
Seattle Weekly

Beecher’s founded Pure Food Kids in 2006 to work toward reversing the influx of diet-related diseases. Its mission is to educate and inspire 4th- and 5th-grade students to make better choices about what they buy and eat ...  more 

Fourth graders become food detectives
King5, Evening Magazine

Kurt Dammeier is bringing the Pure Food Kids program into classrooms around Seattle ... watch the video 

How to Make Bacon Beer-Soaked Cheese And More Surprisingly Fantastic Beer-Flavored Cheeses

Kurt Beecher Dammeier, the man behind Beecher’s Cheese, collaborated with Samuel Adams on four incredibly easy recipes that can be made a few days ahead ... more 

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Armed with a love great cheese and a passion for pure food, in 2003, Kurt Beecher Dammeier launched Beecher's in Seattle's historic Pike Place Market.

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Everything we offer at Beecher’s is just authentic, original, full-flavored food handcrafted in traditional ways with the best of ingredients.

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