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How to Build the Perfect Charcuterie Board

  • Author: Shawn Williams
  • Prep Time: 20
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Cuisine: French


A simple guide to the essential meats, cheeses, and fruits needed to build the perfect charcuterie board for any occasion.



  • Gruyère
  • Sharp cheddar
  • Brie
  • Pepperjack
  • Port wine cheese


  • Sliced prosciutto
  • Sliced Genoa salami

Fruits & Spreads

  • Raspberries
  • Red grapes
  • Fig jam spread
  • Honey

Salty Additions

  • Fresh green olives
  • Salted Spanish almonds
  • Baby dill pickles
  • Sea salt bagel chips


  1. Grab a large wooden platter or cutting board and arrange all meats, cheeses, and fruits. Serve with plenty of cheese knives and spreaders.

Keywords: charcuterie board, charcuterie plate


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