Battle it out for the title of Best Charcuterie Board and enjoy a feast of gourmet eats in this fun team building activity. Your team will strengthen their collaboration skills, creativity and even their culinary knowledge under the enthusiastic guidance of Chef Landi.
Before the competition starts, you'll learn board basics from an expert, like how to balance flavors between your meats and cheese and how to make them more visually appealing — you'll even learn how to cut different cheeses in fancy ways and make meat roses. Plus, Chef Landi will provide expert tips on pairing wines and cheeses. Create an environment of teamwork and bonding as your teams craft colorful charcuterie boards and compete for the win!
All necessary utensils will be provided by the chef. The venue is required to have access to sinks nearby, tables set-up to prep and garbage containers. Chefs are able to arrive a minimum of 30 minutes in advance.
Charcuterie Board Basics and Demonstration
Chef demonstrates how to create a visually appealing charcuterie board and how to choose meats, cheeses, condiments, accompaniments, textures and more
How to Make Cured Meat Roses
Chef demonstrates how to make salami and prosciutto roses for a stunning presentation
Demonstrating Knife Cuts for Cheeses
Chef demonstrates how to cut various soft and hard cheeses and different presentation options
Charcuterie Board and Wine Pairing 101
Guests may provide their own wine
Chef demonstrates what wines to pair with which meats and cheeses
Team Charcuterie Challenge
Ingredient options include brie, gouda, Manchego, blue cheese, prosciutto, salami, fruit, vegetables, pickles, nuts, olives, jams, mustards, bread, crackers, dips and seasonal items