The Shmore Boards Way: The Formula For Abundant Cheese & Charcuterie Boards
Look out mini quiches, there’s a hot new appetizer in town. For the past couple of years, cheese and charcuterie boards have been all the rage, and for good reason. They’re instagrammable, absolutely delicious and always a crowd-pleaser. Their endless styles and variations are what makes cheeseboards so fascinatingly beautiful.
Just like any form of art, the board is your canvas and the treats are your materials to create a delicious masterpiece.
If you’ve ever wondered how we build our —dare we say it— beautiful boards, here’s a break down of our formula:
This is our top priority always when constructing any grazing board. Every aspect of our cheese & dessert boards are created with quality in mind. We taste-test every cheese, charcuterie, dessert and accompaniment to make sure it’s not only yummy but made with the best ingredients. We use in-season fresh produce that are hand-picked and locally grown to ensure you are munching on the best. From our cheese to our garnish, everything is chosen with careful consideration for our customers’ satisfaction.
More is more when it comes to Shmore Boards! Quality is key, but variety came in at a close second. There are never less than 10 ingredients on any board, from our mini boxes to our grandest graze. As we mentioned earlier, the greatest appeal of a cheeseboard is the amount of ingredients a grazer can pair together. The possibilities never end, when you have 3 types of cheese, 2 meats, 10 types of fruits, 5 crunches, a dip, and a sweet treat - and we have only described our smallest offering. Variety ensures that there is more to play with and there’s always something yummy for everyone. If you have a picky eater on your hand (adult or toddler), a well-rounded cheeseboard should always do the trick.
Color & Composition
Whoever said we eat with our eye wasn’t lying. There’s something about beautiful food that makes it taste 100 times yummier. Variety plays a big part in this step, as the fruits, veggies, meats and even cheeses come in different colors and textures, and allow for artistic manipulation. Our boards have a beautiful rainbow complexion thanks to the abundance of mother nature. Our use of different textured fruits, folding methods for meat and cutting techniques with cheeses create the appeal you see in the finished graze.
It has always been important to us to satisfy every customer’s taste buds. And while many of
our clients are adventurous and enjoy a surprise of our most popular cheeses, there are quite a few that like what they like, and enjoy having control over what’s on their boards. Every client has the ability to choose the types of cheeses and meats on their board, as well as make special requests for their accompaniments.
We don’t take for granted that you could’ve chosen to munch on anything, or sent another thoughtful gift to a loved one, or surprised your team with another delicious treat. There are a ton of cool options out there - we know. So we really do a happy dance when each order comes in. And even better, we pour so much love into carefully crafting every graze made. It’s super easy when you enjoy what you do, and boy oh boy do we absolutely adore our artistic job.
If you’d like to get your hands cheesy, we’re always excited to share more of our secrets! Check out our private workshops and stay on the lookout for our specialty public workshops held throughout the year, like our Valentine’s Day Dessert Board Workshop.