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The First Place Board


At our Cheese Board Competition, teams of chefs were asked to use only the items provided--a mix of holiday cheeses, meats, and accompaniments—and create a showstopping board in just 30 minutes. The result? A lot of gorgeous party platters, and one standout favorite from chefs Anita Lo and Mary Attea. Chef Lo, the previous owner of Michelin-starred restaurant Annisa, has been a contestant on Iron Chef America, Top Chef Masters, and Chopped All Stars. She and Mary Attea have cooked a state dinner at The White House and are widely recognized across the food world. We’ve recreated their original first place board that you can put together for your holiday gatherings.

Featuring
  • prep time

    30minutes

  • assembly time

    20minutes

  • Serves

    10people

preparation & ingredients

1 ea. Vermont Creamery Herb Goat Log, 4 oz.

1/2 lb. Murray's Aged English Cheddar

1/2 lb. Murray's Stilton

1 ea. Murray’s Sliced Sopressata, 4 oz.

1 ea. Murray's Prosciutto di Parma, 3 oz.

1 ea. Murray’s Sea Salt Crackers, 4 oz.

1 ea. Greek Olive Mix, 6 oz.

1 ea. Murray’s Marcona Almonds, 4.2 oz.

1 ea. Red Bee Honey Comb Box, 10 oz.

1 ea. Murray’s Spiced Cherry Preserves, 10 oz.

Apple

Pomegranate

Thyme

Rosemary or other herbs

Preserved pumpkin

prep

Slice the Aged English Cheddar into even-sized squares.
Partially chunk the Stilton, leaving just a little on the rind.
Fold the soppressata into triangles.
Slice one apple and cut a pomegranate in half.
Partially slice the goat log, leaving half the log intact.
Create 5-6 prosciutto wraps by cutting up the preserved pumpkin, wrapping it in Prosciutto di Parma, and sprinkling it with thyme.

assembly

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