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3 Reasons To Host a Charcuterie Party in June

Updated: Jun 5, 2023

Uniting Flavor, Heritage, and Celebration: Elevate Your June Gatherings with a Charcuterie Party this summer!


Summer is here, and it's the perfect time to gather your loved ones for a stylish and cultural celebration. Hosting a charcuterie party in June not only allows you to indulge in delicious flavors but also provides an opportunity to honor special occasions that hold significance within the Black community.


In this blog post, we will explore three compelling reasons why you should consider hosting a charcuterie party this month. Let's dive in!



Reason 1: Father's Day


June is the month to celebrate fathers and father figures who have played a significant role in our lives. What better way to honor them than by hosting a charcuterie party? Create a board inspired by your dad's favorite flavors, incorporating meats, cheeses, and spreads that reflect his unique palate. Elevate the presentation with personalized touches, such as cheese markers with heartfelt messages or a themed cocktail that celebrates his favorite drink. Our book, "If These Boards Could Talk," offers a wealth of inspiration and guidance to help you create a memorable Father's Day charcuterie experience.


ITBCT Inside Scoop: Indulge in our "Stand Up Guy" pairing on page 65 of "If These Boards Could Talk" for an epic flavor experience!



Reason 2: Juneteenth


Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day, is a historic holiday that commemorates the emancipation of enslaved African Americans. It's a time for reflection, celebration, and unity. Hosting a charcuterie party during Juneteenth provides an opportunity to pay homage to this significant milestone while enjoying delectable flavors. Incorporate traditional African-American ingredients and flavors into your charcuterie board, such as collard greens, smoked meats, and homemade sauces. Add a touch of elegance with decorative elements inspired by African art and culture. Our book offers suggestions for incorporating these cultural elements and highlights black-owned brands that you can support during your celebration.


If These Boards Could Talk unleashes the ultimate hosting experience with handpicked lists of delectable foods, tantalizing drinks, and captivating conversation starters.

ITBCT Inside Scoop: Explore page 77 of "If These Boards Could Talk" for a treasure trove of inspiration!



Reason 3: Black Music Month


June is also recognized as Black Music Month, celebrating the rich contributions of African Americans to the music industry. What better way to honor this cultural significance than by hosting a charcuterie party with a musical twist? Create a board inspired by iconic musicians, using cheeses named after jazz legends or arranging meats and fruits to resemble musical notes. Set the ambiance with a curated playlist featuring influential black artists. Your guests will appreciate the harmonious blend of flavors and music, making it an unforgettable celebration.



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Grab a copy of "If These Boards Could Talk" for inspiration, tips, and recipe ideas to create unforgettable experiences.




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