Top 5 Spots to Perfect Your Charcuterie Board in the Hamptons

Rachel Feinblatt | January 19, 2021 |


For all of us dairy queens and kings, January 20th is National Cheese Lover’s Day! We cannot let this national holiday go unnoticed - even if it's July.

Here are the best places to help you craft the ultimate charcuterie board today and all year round.

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Village Gourmet Cheese Shoppe

11 Main Street, Southampton, NY / Website

You know the Village Gourmet Cheese Shoppe has to have the perfect cheese for your charcuterie board. They put cheese in their name! Since 1974, this Southampton gem has delivered the finest gourmet cheeses in all manner of varieties. They offer custom cheese platters and gift baskets for catering with a delicius selection of gouda, brioche and beyond, as well as a fine plating for the perfect hosting gift. The goodies are available for pick up or delivery.

Loaves and Fishes Ceramic Cheese Platter


2266 Montauk Hwy, Bridgehampton / Website

Put some pep into your prep with the Loaves and Fishes’ Cheese Board. This unique piece is the perfect placeholder for all of your beloved fromage. Its pattern and design is the perfect complement to your feta, crackers and olives. This dish gives you summer feels, and let's face it, we can all use a little summer on a snowy day. After all, a cheese board would be nothing without a plate to put it on!


East Hampton: 2 Pantigo Rd, East Hampton; Bridgehampton: 2209 Montauk Hwy, Bridgehampton; Southampton: 20 Hampton Rd, Southampton / Website

Citarella is an Hamptons essential specializing in the cheese market for more reasons than one. The cheese behind the sleek orange packaging is carefully curated by a cheesemonger with outstanding experience and taste. The selection is to die for, selling more than 300 cheeses for a variety of palates and tastes. Quality is a primary concern of owner and icon Joe Gurrera. That’s why Citarella handpicks the finest cheese from all over the world. Trust us, this is one of the finest and convenient cheese games in town.

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William Sonoma Boska Round Cheeseboard


The bigger the plate, the more cheese arrangements we can create! This wooden, circular cheese board can hold all of your cheese needs. Size is everything, and there is no need to worry about space here. The fine wood makes each European oak board its own. For convenience, the board handle has a hole and a leather loop, perfect for stowing away - if you can ever put the cheese down, that is.

Cavaniola’s Gourmet

8 Amagansett Square, Amagansett / Website

Not all of us have the time, energy or diligence to prepare a cheese board. That’s where Cavaniola’s in Amagansett comes into play. The gourmet cheese emporium takes the dirty work off your hands and crafts the ultimate board filled with imported and domestic cheeses. These boards are perfect for your next intimate gathering, party or special occasion. Customize your board and top it off with a bottle frmo Cavaniola’s famous Wine Cellar.

Photography by: Conor Harrigan, unsplash/Luke Southern