8 Best Charcuterie Boards for Entertaining in 2024

Meet your entertaining secret weapon: the humble cutting board. With options this pretty you’ll have no problem keeping your knives off.

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Updated on January 18, 2024
By: Caylin Harris

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Call it what you want, a grazing tray, charcuterie board, or a meat and cheese platter, there’s no denying that a beautiful board of snacks makes every and any occasion feel festive. Finding the perfect combination of meat, cheese, and accouterments, then arranging it just so feels like an entertaining superpower—but it’s really all about starting with the right foundation. Choose from this curated selection of cutting boards to find a starting point for your next charcuterie masterpiece.

$140

Measuring in at a staggering 33.5 inches long and 16 inches wide, any cheeseboard you create on this beauty could feed a crowd. Made of reclaimed wood, it lends a rustic, handcrafted feel to your table. Thanks to its ample size, you’ll have no problem fitting several cheeses, crackers and more into your design. Pro-tip: Add fresh herbs like rosemary or thyme fill in blank areas of the board.

$44.99

There’s nothing more classic than marble. The neutral color and variation in the stone create a lovely backdrop for cheeses and colorful fruits, veggies and nuts. Since it’s stone, this slab can be chilled in the fridge to keep cheeses cold when they’re placed on top. The little pads on the bottom keep the tray from rubbing against your tabletop.

If you struggle with how to arrange your cheese board, this double decker version makes it easier by bringing a little structural drama to the table. This version also comes stocked with bowls for things like dips, olives and compotes and cheese knives and spreaders. So don’t be afraid to let the top layer runneth over with tasty treats, it will look so much more organic.

Sometimes you just need a small cheese board, and this olivewood beauty feels totally appropriate to take out when you’ve got a two-person cheese plate to tackle. The intricate woodgrain elevates a piece of goat cheese and a few crackers and dips. Add a glass of wine and you’ve got a lovely afternoon snack that’s a cinch to prepare.

$25 $18
28% Off

A big board that’s durable and well-made at a low price? Check! Charcuterie boards can be a messy business, so don’t sweat stains or spills on this board. It’s inexpensive enough to get plenty of use out of it without it being overly precious. Plus, with the extra cash you save, you should definitely splurge on some more cheese.

$69-$229

If you’re getting sick of simple woodgrain, diversify your collection with natural beauty of petrified wood. It’s a cool way to work color and texture into your design. Choose from a variety of sizes based on your needs, but even the smallest option offers a pretty stage to set up some small bites or a cheese and cracker pairing.

$148

A classic wood gets a dose of cool thanks to a herringbone pattern. It sets this cutting board apart but still allows you to mix and match it with your other vintage cutting boards. With a diameter of 12-inches, there’s plenty of room to serve up snacks in style.

If you don’t feel like DIYing it…

This special delivery comes with everything you need to make a gorgeous charcuterie board, including instructions on where to place every item. They even supply tiny bowls and a mini jar of honey. It’s so easy and ideal if you’re having a last-minute party or want something to do on date night. Plus, for each box purchased, they donate ten meals to families in need. It doesn’t get any sweeter than that!

$134.95

Complete with nuts, cheeses, olives and more, this delivered option has thought of all the details. Follow the instructions to create your own design that feels effortless and totally detailed oriented thanks to all the extras— dried orange anyone? It even has its own bamboo cutting board included.

The ultimate luxury, all you have to do to enjoy this beautifully designed charcuterie board is open it. That’s right, there’s no slicing or arranging at all. These boards ship nationally and show up ready-to-eat. It’s sure to lighten the load at your next party and puts a grocery store cheese wheel to shame.

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