Indianapolis Cheese and Charcuterie Makers You Must Try ASAP

Satisfy your cheese and meat cravings and support local food providers with this list of charcuterie makers.
A charcuterie board example

These local charcuterie makers have found the perfect balance between delectable meats and cheeses and delightful presentation. Many of these businesses also sell cured products to make your own charcuterie boards at home—a quarantine staple, if you ask us. Maybe you spice up the traditional board by making individual charcuterie boxes or cups?

These local boards and boxes are sure to help get you in the festive spirit, and may we suggest pairing with your favorite holiday cocktail … or mocktail.

Goose the Market 

2503 N. Delaware St.

In addition to Goose the Market’s large variety meats of all kinds, they offer a cheese and charcuterie board called “The Tour.” This board comes with several cured meats and cheeses, and there are different versions to serve varying amounts of people. They even offer a one-of-a-kind wooden board from Indy Urban Hardwood, so you can continue to perfect your own at home! 

The Bountiful Board 

Looking for a customizable charcuterie board option? The Bountiful Board specializes in upscale, customizable boards. And to make a personal option for the current COVID-19 restrictions, The Bountiful Board has created mini charcuterie cups that start at just $6.

Old Major Market 

4011 N Pennsylvania St

In 2019, Old Major Market founder Mark LaFay wrote a Charcuterie for Dummies book and how could you not want to tap into that expertise? Old Major Market offers a variety of party charcuterie platters that come pre-assembled. These platters can serve anywhere from two to eight people and can be picked up on Dec. 17, 18, 23, and 24.

Boards and Barrel 

This woman-owned, Westfield business has cheese and charcuterie boards for absolutely every occasion—just check out the names of their boxes! And they don’t stop at just your average appetizer board, they also feature breakfast and dessert boards. They’ll deliver the boards straight to your doorstep.

The Snacky Plate

This family-owned business specializes in creative charcuterie boards that incorporate innovative ingredients. Their options feature several varieties of fruits and vegetables in addition to meats and cheeses, and they even have a Christmas tree and wreath boards. The Snacky Plate also has a s’mores board for your family members with a sweet tooth. 

Turchetti’s Delicatessen

1110 Prospect St

At Turchetti’s, you can pre-order a charcuterie board of locally cured meats from Fountain Square. They offer three different sizes of boards for different amounts of guests. They also offer several types of salami and other cured meats to make your own at home.

Board & You – Indianapolis

8884 Fitness Lane

Board & You offers charcuterie and cheese boards at a variety of prices, ranging from $15 to $225. The Small Graze Box is perfect for a small-scale holiday celebration for one or two people, while the Feast board can serve up to 25 people—or make plenty of leftovers!

Sprig and Plate

Molly Wilson, owner of Sprig and Plate, is a personal chef who specializes in custom boards. This Noblesville business also focuses on integrating sweet and savory flavors into the mix.

Have Board, Will Travel Charcuterie

Although Have Board, Will Travel Charcuterie is booked through Dec. 27, gift cards make the perfect stocking stuffer. This woman-owned business is only a few months old, and features various sizes of boards and “grazing boxes.”

Meghan Stratton is Indy Maven’s marketing and communication intern. While she may not have the finesse to create an Instagrammable charcuterie board, wine and cheese nights are one of her favorite quarantine activities.

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