Marc Bates

    Marc Bates, Bates Consulting LLC, is semi-retired after a 49 year career in the cheese, dairy and food industries. He managed the Washington State University Creamery for 27 years and has offered Cheesemaking and Pasteurization Shortcourses on the Pacific Coast in association with major universities in Washington, Oregon, Idaho and California for 30 years. Marc has previously served as a judge for Collegiate Dairy Products Evaluation Competition, the United States and World Cheese Championships, the American Cheese Society, and the American Dairy Goat Association. He has been an independent consultant since 2000.