The classic cheese platter is everyone’s favorite thing to gather around and pick at, and it’s easy to throw together in a hurry. On those occasions that require an elevated level of presentation and/or a cheese connoisseur’s selection, check out the platters at these local businesses. You won’t be disappointed.
Mint is a terrific gourmet food market that offers premium cheeses from around the world. While each platter is made to their customers’ likings, a typical one includes three cheeses (a soft, medium, and hard) and is rounded out with Italian- and Spanish-cured meats, olives, and dried fruit. The platter pictured above features a triple crème Saint Angel from France, a Beemster Holland aged Gouda, and a cheddar with caramelized onions and balsamic from England. A small platter is $60.
Mint Premium Foods
18 Main St, Tarrytown
Tarry Market is the brainchild of the folks who brought us Tarry Lodge, Tarry Wine and, more broadly, a greater appreciation of Italian food and drink. Their typical cheese platter is round, features three customer-chosen cheeses, a sliced baguette and dried fruit. A small cheese platter (12” round) is $60.
179 N Main St, Port Chester
Exit 4 Food Hall is quickly becoming one of the most beloved meeting spots in Westchester County, but they also do an exceptional job catering. This charcuterie platter features a mix of four Italian cheeses, a variety of thinly slice Italian meats, fruit preserves, and olives. It’s as delicious as it is pretty. The charcuterie platter is $70.
Exit 4 Food Hall
153 E Main St, Mount Kisco
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