The contemporary art of charcuterie is the forum for this competitive team building activity from Chef Chris. He'll share his secrets for crafting a selection of sliced delights and challenge your crew to get in on the magic.
Enjoy a demonstration of artful handmade roses formed from delicious deli meats before testing out your skills with a cold cut floral arrangement of your own. You'll learn how to pair wines with the proper meats and cheeses before breaking up into groups to compete. Tie up your aprons-on for an exciting contest where the best-looking and tasting charcuterie board takes home the trophy.
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 wines
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