What cheeses are best for a cheese party?
The best cheeses for a cheese party are a mix of 4 to 6 of the highest quality cheeses you can find. Shoot for a variety of taste and texture, including hard cheeses like aged parmesan, semi-firm cheeses like a mild cheddar cheese or sharp white cheddar, semi-soft cheeses like muenster, soft cheeses like brie or and a blue-veined cheese like gorgonzola.
How do you serve cheese at a party?
For optimal flavor, allow the cheese to come to room temperature before serving – take the cheese out of the refrigerator about a half-hour before the party. Include a different knife for each cheese, and label each cheese so guests know what they're eating.
How much cheese do I need for a cheese party?
Plan on two ounces of cheese per person and two ounces of meat if you're serving charcuterie, or five ounces of each if the cheese board is the main event.