You can’t call it a charcuterie board unless it includes ready-to-eat meats—I’m an old-school purist, and I will fight you on this point—but we’re lucky in Utah to have many producers making stellar examples of the craft. Add some local cheeses, pickled goodies, artisan spreads, some sweet and savory nibbles, and you’ve got an amazing grazing board that can serve as a meal. Even better: grab local, ready-to-pour canned cocktails, beer, or a bottle of wine to round it all out. Here are some great picks to get you started....Cheers!

 

1. Chop Shop Pâté  Chef John Courtney crafts this country-style pâté with pork, lamb, offal, and subtle spices. House-made and available only from their market counter in limited quantities. 1177 Center Dr; chopshopparkcity.com

 

2. Creminelli Fine Meats Calabrese and Prosciutto  Calabrese brings a bit of spice to the board with a generous touch of paprika and red pepper; prosciutto is a classic addition thanks to its salty and slightly sweet flavor. creminelli.com

 

3. Yeehaw Pickle Co No Frill Dills  You can’t go wrong with any of the spicy, sweet, or savory offerings from this Park City–based pickle purveyor. yeehawpickles.com

 

4. Park City Creamery Silver Queen Aged Goat Cheese with Ash and Hidden Treasure Brie-style Cheese with Truffles  These flavorful European-style cheeses are handcrafted from local dairy by Corinne Cornet-Zinn in Heber Valley. 1200 W Lorin Ln, Unit A-3, Heber; parkcitycreamery.com

 

5. Heber Valley Artisan Cheese Wasatch Back Jack Salsa Pepper Jack and Snake Creek Sharp 2-Year Aged Cheddar  Cheesy goodness from grass-fed cows, made for generations by the Kohler family in nearby Midway. 920 River Rd, Midway; hebervalleyartisancheese.com

 

6. Red Bicycle Breadworks Crusty Baguette and Hummus  A chewy, crusty baguette locally made with organic flour deserves a creamy spread to top it off. redbicyclebreadworks.com

 

7. Hollow Tree Honey Greater Park City Wildflower Honey  Pure, cold-processed raw honey made from local hives. hollowtreehoney.com

 

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