Join Alex Roman at Piazza Italian Market and learn to select the right combination of meats and cheeses (and other goodies) for a wonderful meat and cheese board to have on hand to welcome guests for the start of a Fall weekend!

Alex will guide us through building our own board and share tips and tricks for the professional presentation that is sure to draw the attention of our guests!  Learn what cheeses combine best with different meats, taste as you go, and have fun!  You’ll go home with a beautiful slate board (THE board) loaded with a great selection of goodies from Piazza for your weekend festivities (providing you don’t snack TOO much)!  Perhaps we can even convince Alex to share some of what she learned on a recent whirlwind trip she made through the Italian wine and cheese regions!

Attendees can purchase wine by the glass or bottle, and additional beverages are available for purchase during the class. TIP:  Sign up with a friend, spouse or family member and build TWO boards, one for noshing while building, the other for taking home and amazing everyone!  Price is per attendee.

10% Discount on in-store purchases that evening.

What to expect:  Share a fun time noshing while learning how to select and present meats, cheeses, nuts, and fruits for building a beautiful and appetizing meat and cheese board.  The slate board you build is yours to take home.  There will be plenty of fresh bread to dip in olive oil while creating your masterpiece and plenty of meats and cheeses to sample in addition to what you will use on the board you take home.

IN PERSON course at Piazza Italian Market (no recording) | 2 sessions to choose between: Thurs, Sept 21 or Thurs, Nov 9 | 4:30 – 6 pm | $60

Alex Roman 2

Alex Roman

A familiar face at Piazza for nearly a decade, Alex Roman did a friends and family test of her idea to teach a “Board Building” class that turned out to be a huge hit! Our snoopy ears at Chesapeake Forum heard about it and quickly contacted Alex to lead us in learning the tricks of creating a wonderful meat and cheese board for a weekend of noshing. Take note: If you use the term “charcuterie” to describe your board, Alex will correct you with a sniff, “That is the French term. In Italy we call it a meat and cheese board!”

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