The Art of the Board
Join Chowgirls founder-turned-food-stylist Amy Lynn Brown as she walks you through the logistics, traditions, and aesthetics of building an awesome cheese-and-charcuterie board. Guests receive a box with all the elements – regional cheeses, cured meats, sweet and savory jams, fresh herbs, and all – then construct their boards in real time with Chowgirls inspiration as their guide.
Meghan Larsen, Chowgirls Director of Sales & Events and Certified Cicerone®, walks you and your guests through our region’s best beers paired with charcuterie and cheeses during an informative session that’s fun, casual, and delicious. Guests receive our seasonal and attractive cheese or cheese-and-charcuterie boxes and three to four great brews, then learn about tasting the nuances of beer and the particulars of pairing with food.
Chowgirls chefs and founders walk you through the preparation and plating of four of our most classic and best-selling hor d'oeuvres from our best-selling cookbook, Chowgirls Killer Party Foods: Righteous Bites & Cocktails for Every Season. Sharpen your inner host skills as we walk you through these simple yet impressive recipes, show you how to make them look beautiful, and offer wine and beer suggestions for pairing. Participants receive a box with pre-measured ingredients and garnish.
Chowgirls co-founder Heidi Andermack shares step-by-step guidance in the art of classic Spanish paella with seafood, poultry, and chorizo. While the paella simmers, we’ll put together a simple tapas recipe. In person, offer your guests a custom sangria or a wine pairing from our Libations menu. For virtual events, participants receive a box with pre-measured ingredients and garnish.
Risotto Stir Session
Learn the patience it takes to cook the creamiest risotto ever, using seasonal ingredients to make it extra special. In person, guests can help stir and enjoy a wine pairing from our Libations menu. For virtual events, participants receive a box with pre-measured ingredients and garnish.