HRN Hall of Fame: Anne Saxelby

Photo by c. bay milin photography

Nominated by: HRN OFFICE

Anne Saxelby is the founder and co-owner of Saxelby Cheesemongers, New York City’s first shop dedicated to selling only American artisan cheeses. Anne has worked as a cheesemonger, cheesemaker, and affineur over her 15-year career in the cheese world. She got her start as a cheesemonger behind the counter at the famed Murray’s Cheese in Greenwich Village. Saxelby then apprenticed as a cheesemaker on small farms in the US and in France to learn more about the cheese making process and the agricultural side of cheesemaking. Saxelby Cheesemongers has a retail shop in the Chelsea Market, and also has a wholesale operation that curates cheese for over 100 fine restaurants and shops in New York City and beyond. She also hosted more than 300 episodes of HRN’s show Cutting the Curd.

Appearances on HRN:

The Main Course O.G.: Goatober With James Whetlor, Anne Saxelby And Purdy Foods
Cutting The Curd: Drunk Cheese Stories: 2017
Cutting The Curd: 10 Years Of Saxelby Cheesemongers
Cutting The Curd: Cheese Moms: Mother’S Day Special
Cutting The Curd: 2014 In Review With Anne Saxelby
Cutting The Curd: Catching Up With Anne Saxelby
Cutting The Curd: Host 2009-2014
Cheese Moves: Host
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