Charcuterie Board Classes
The Kitchen on the Iowa State Fairgrounds
DES MOINES, IA (10/24/2023) (readMedia)-- With the holidays right around the corner, learn how to create the perfect charcuterie board for all your get-togethers! Join Wendy Tinkey of getonboarddsm for an afternoon full of tips & tricks to make everyday meats, cheeses and other delicious snacks extraordinary.
Available classes are a Fall Charcuterie Board class for beginners at 1 p.m. or a Thanksgiving Turkey Charcuterie Board class for advanced charcutiers at 4 p.m. on Sunday, November 12. Both will be held in The Kitchen, located in Maytag Family Theaters on the Iowa State Fairgrounds.
Beginner Fall Charcuterie Board Class
Sunday, November 12
During the beginner workshop, Wendy will share her tips and tricks on how to build a beautiful gourmet charcuterie board that features fresh ingredients and a variety of fall textures and flavors. You'll fill the board with fruit, nuts, veggies, salami and fresh cheeses. You'll be the hit of your next gathering with this flavor-filled board! Cost is $65 per person and wine will be provided.
Advanced Thanksgiving Turkey Charcuterie Board Class
Sunday, November 12
During the advanced workshop, Wendy will start with common tips and tricks to build a gourmet charcuterie board with fruits, nuts, veggies, salami and fresh cheeses. This class will take it up a notch to include unique cuts and creative fruit designs. You'll be the envy of your next gathering with your new skills and gourmet charcuterie board! Cost is $70 per person and wine will be provided.
Registration includes all the ingredients, charcuterie board and wine. Each class will be about 90 minutes long. Class sizes are limited to 30 participants in each class.
Presented by getonboarddsm. For more information and to register, visit www.iowastatefair.org.
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During the Fair, The Kitchen, located in Maytag Family Theaters, is a popular demonstration kitchen for anything from cuts of meat to barbecue, cake decorating, charcuterie and cooking with honey. From November through April, stay tuned for interactive, educational and fun cooking classes for all skill levels. Learn from local experts, using local products. Look for special events throughout the year until the 2024 Iowa State Fair, August 8-18.