A culinary tour across the country

We’re all about a stacked sandwich, but we also love when our ingredients go beyond the buns. This past year, top chefs across the nation transformed our handcrafted meats and artisan cheeses into appetizers, main dishes, and even desserts for our Choose The Table Dinner Series. Sit back and have your grocery list handy as we take you on a tasty tour of all the delicious dishes you can recreate in your own kitchen.


Featuring Dietz & Watson Feta Cheese and Sriracha Aioli

Ditch the frozen pizza, and upgrade your appetizers with this recipe by Chef Luca Annunziata of Luca Modern Italian Kitchen in Charlotte. These pint-sized pizzettes boast big flavor with our Sriracha Aioli on the side. Top the pizzettes with soft crumbly feta, and watch them disappear before your eyes.

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Rosemary Ham, Bacon, & Goat Cheese Salad

Featuring Dietz & Watson Smoked Bacon, Rosemary Ham, and Goat Cheese

Everything’s better with bacon, and Doretta’s Boston premier chef, Chef Michael Schlow’s salad is no exception. Whip up this zesty creation as a side, or main dish for your next meal. We’re not psychics, but we predict you’ll be adding rolled goat cheese to all your salads in the future.

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Manchego & Cheddar Grilled Cheese

Featuring Dietz & Watson Manchego and Cheddar Cheeses

You can’t say you’ve conquered the art of grilled cheese until you’ve tried Chef Giselle Wellman’s grilled cheese appetizers. Our Originals Manchego is aged four months and has a semi-firm texture with a gentle nutty flavor that pairs perfectly with our Cheddar’s creamy richness. For those of you who aren’t as fluent in cheese lingo, that translates to: it’s amazing and you’ve gotta try it.

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Italian Chicken Sausage Rigatoni

Featuring Dietz & Watson Italian Chicken Sausage and Manchego Cheese

For those of you who think meal prep is overrated, we’d like to introduce Chef Luca Annunziata’s main course. This Rigatoni dish combines peppers and a tomato cream sauce with our Italian-spiced chicken sausage, and is topped with our Manchego Cheese. With ingredients you can find in your fridge, it’s sure to be your new weeknight staple.

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Cranberry Goat Cheese Cheesecake

Featuring Dietz & Watson Cranberry Goat Cheese

What’s better than cheesecake, you ask? Chef Michael Schlow’s Goat Cheese Cheesecake! Whether you serve it with whipped cream, seasonal fruit, fresh mint, (or all three!) we know you’ll reach “Cake Boss” status among your friends, family, and coworkers with this show-stopping dessert. These mini treats are baked in cupcake tins, so no one will fight over who gets the bigger slice.

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