14 Charming Cheese Boards Built for Home Entertaining

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Whether you're hosting a traditional wine and cheese pairing or serving a selection of crostini and charcuterie at a dinner party, you'll need the perfect cheese board for the occasion. We found unique cheese boards that provide the perfect canvas to serve your favorite cheeses, fruits, and small bites.

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Cobble Creek Slate Cheese Board


This handcrafted circular cheese board from Cobble Creek is made from natural charcoal slate, and it features two convenient metal carrying handles for seamless transportation from room to room. This simple yet sleek piece makes for a thoughtful and super practical housewarming or birthday gift for the cheese lover in your life.

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Vintage Round German Bread Board from The Food52 Vintage Shop

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This dramatic, oversized German bread board adds a vintage aesthetic to any cocktail hour or dinner party spread. The sturdy 5-pound wood construction was originally designed to withstand the high temperatures used in bread-baking ovens, so this solid board is sure to last you for season after season of home entertaining.

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West Elm Petrified Wood Cheese Board


Crafted from petrified wood that's been hand-cut and polished, this gorgeous and rustic board provides a unique canvas for your favorite cheeses, charcuterie, and other small bites. 

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UncommonGoods Mariner Cheese Board


To add a touch of nautical flair to your dinner party spread, invest in one of these seaworthy cheese boards inspired by the wheel of a ship. Plus, there are four hidden steel cheese tools tucked into the wheel's magnetic slots. Pirate's plunder!

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Picnic at Ascot Sardo Slate Cheese Board


Made from durable natural slate, this sleek cutting board will add a touch of elegance to any appetizer spread. The stainless steel handles make for easy transporting for home entertaining, and the included chalk means you won't mistake that gouda for gruyere.

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Shiraleah Piedmont Marble Cheese Board


An artful accessory for your wine-and-cheese tabletop, this marble cheese board holds a small selection of cheese and small bites, while providing graphic-patterned interest with bold monochromatic stripes.

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Crate & Barrel Olivewood Cheese Board


The nonporous surface of this natural olive wood paddle makes the perfect small-size cheese board because it won't stain or absorb odors. Go on and slice up your freshly made mozzarella without worry!

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Picnic at Ascot Selva Slate Cheese Board


You've curated the perfect selection of delicious, obscure cheeses — give them a proper intro to the party with this round slate cheese board. The tray includes two soapstone pencils for identifying your cheeses, whether you've put out personal favorites or the cheesemonger's choice.

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World Market White Marble Cheese Slicer


Top your crackers with a perfect slice every time with this pristine marble cutting-and-serving board. The small size makes it ideal for a one- or two-person household, as well as being just perfect for portion control.

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Brooklyn Slate Cheese Board, Knife, and Soapstone Pencil Set


This slate cheese board features a look of elegant simplicity that lets the small plates take center stage. Slice your cheese with ease using the included maplewood knife, and spell things out for your guests with the soapstone pencils, so they don't confuse the Drunken Goat for the Smoked Gouda.

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Sur La Table Marble and Acacia Wood Cheese Paddle

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Give your charcuterie a chic backdrop with this two-toned cheese paddle. Great for accompanying your breads and spreads, serve a wide selection of wedges on this lengthy board to kick your party off the right way.

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Picnic at Ascot Malvern Cheese Tray


The party platter has arrived. Bordered by grooves that hold crackers, olives, or nuts, this bamboo-crafted tray also has a hidden drawer with four utensils. No matter where your guests' taste preferences lean, they can find something they love on this handsome board.

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Picnic Time 10-Inch Pear-Shaped Swivel-Style Cutting Board With Tools


Don't forget the fruit! Not only is this adorable pear-shaped platter the perfect place to serve up a sweet-and-salty pairing, but it swivels out to reveal three cheese-slicing utensils underneath, and the nickel-finished stem can be used as a bottle stopper for the wine!

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Reclaimed Wood Harvest Board by Europe 2 You

$105 BUY NOW

This handsome cutting board is crafted from pine timbers salvaged from 19th-century European buildings. We especially love the modern touch of the galvanized metal bands that wrap around the board's edges. 

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