Cheeses of France Pop-Up Cafe draws record guests + Kelly Ripa to Openhouse

Saturday October 22, Openhouse Gallery set a one-day record for most guests ever. ever ever ever. Thanks to the power of cheese and Twitter, the Cheeses of France Pop-Up Cafe attracted 1,427 New Yorkers and tourists from all over the city to try cow’s milk cheeses imported from France. There was fromage for sale, sampling, wines, juices, sparkling water as well as creative American dishes prepared by Top Chef contestant Ash Fulk. Check out the pictures courtesy of Jaffe & Partners, follow Cheeses of France on Twitter and thank Moderne Communications for creating and managing the event as well as extensive outreach over the past few weeks.

Cheeses of France pop-up cafe Openhouse Gallery

The Twitter wall at the Cheeses of France Pop-Up Cafe. Rippa's loving it.

Cheeses of France pop-up cafe Openhouse Gallery

A crisp, sunny October afternoon drew more than 1,400 fans to Openhouse Gallery.

Cheeses of France pop-up cafe Openhouse Gallery

Kelly Ripa, center, loves mimolette. Just a guess.

Cheeses of France pop-up cafe Openhouse Gallery

Ash Fulk, chef at Hill Country Chicken and a former Top Chef contestant, kept his hat crooked and his recipes straight cow's milk.

Cheeses of France pop-up cafe Openhouse Gallery

Cheese-lovers got to take home as much fromage as their fridges could handle. Wholesale prices with boutique curation.

Photos courtesy of Geert Teuwen.

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