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Charter Tabasco Collaboration

Bellevue Boards and Charter Tabasco have partnered up to bring you an epic Newport experience. 🌊🧀 Whether you're on a half day adventure or treating your loved one to a romantic sunset cruise, a Bellevue Board is the perfect addition to your Charter Tabasco Experience. The best part?! Your charcuterie board will be waiting for you aboard the boat when you arrive for your trip! How It Works: Book your Charter Tabasco Cruise here.  Select that you would like to add a Bellevue Boards order to your charter experience.  Place your board order here AND add your charter date in the order notes when checking out. Let us do the rest! Your board will be handcrafted the morning of your charter and delivered to the boat...

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Behind the Menu Names

Picnic Boxes Oh, Picnic Boxes. You beautiful, easy, portable, delicious & jam-packed masterpieces! These beauties are fit for any Newport occasion. Perfectly packed for a sunset date or a park picnic - You simply cannot go wrong. Named after the locally-named First, Second & Third Beaches, these Bellevue Boards’ boxed charcuterie arrangements represent an homage to a Newporter’s favorite pastime - spending long summer days on the beach.  First Beach Box (Small) - Small-  2 varieties of cheese, 1 type of meat, assorted fruit, nuts, various accompaniments and crackers served in a travel-ready 6x6 bakery box. Serves ~1. Second Beach Box (Medium) - 3 varieties of cheese, 2 types of meat, assorted fruit, nuts, various accompaniments and crackers served in...

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The Importance of Food Safety, Proper Licensing & Certifications

Charcuterie is here to stay and so are proper food safety measures! As simple as it may seem to start this type of business from your home kitchen, you can rest assured knowing Bellevue Boards takes food safety extremely seriously in order to give you the best and safest service possible. Read more about Bellevue Boards and the proper licensing and certifications in place to operate legally below: Rhode Island Department of Health - Certified Food Processor & Peddler Bellevue Boards is a Certified Food Processor & Peddler by the Rhode Island Department of Health. Any charcuterie business without this certification is operating illegally.  ServSafe Food Safety Manager Certification  ServSafe Food Safety Manager Certification Training is administered by the National Restaurant...

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A Selection of Meats and Cheeses Worthy of the Charcuterie Board

Charcuterie boards are not only delicious, nutritious, and artistic; they’re an opportunity to discover and rediscover a variety of meats and cheeses. What’s the difference between pepperoni and salami? What gives Manchego cheese its defining sweetness? Each meat and cheese has a story to tell, and flavorful gifts to give. Meats that make the board — from light and delicate to bold and spicy Prosciutto It may appear delicate — it’s nearly transparent, after all— but prosciutto is deeply nourishing and flavorful. This buttery, dry-cured Italian ham melts in your mouth, producing sweet and salty porcine flavors. Salami Hearty appetites, get in line. Salami is made from a robust blend of ground pork (beef and poultry are sometimes used) and...

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