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The Distinction Between A Grazing Table And Charcuterie Board
Grazing tables provide versatile snack options for events, with an array of meats, chips, cheeses, nuts, crackers, and fruit arranged across the table's surface.
Presentations vary, with seasonal foliage surrounding wooden cutting boards to bowls of dips and condiments surrounded by finger foods waiting for guests to pick up and snack on.
Charcuterie boards may be part of a grazing table, but these smaller boards of meat and cheeses represent a much more compact serving of the expansive offerings.
Charcuterie boards offer hosts and hostesses the flexibility of choosing ingredients to suit dietary preferences or to include items that complement the rest of the event.
Charcuterie boards require less space than a grazing table and can easily take center stage at a happy hour or wake-up appetites before main courses are served.
For smaller gatherings, one or two charcuterie boards can suffice, but for larger events, a grazing table may be what you need to keep guests happy, fed, and full.