Grazing board

The most wonderful time of the year is finally here! But we're still in the middle of the pandemic crisis, physical gatherings, office parties and family reunions in time for the holiday season still not possible. 

It's going to be a while before we could gather and enjoy a cozy office party, again, however, the pandemic should not be an excuse for companies not to give their employees the traditional Christmas basket giveaways. 😜

It's what makes us excite in the workplace comes December. The thought of it brings delight to our worn-out system no matter how simple, cheap or chic the package 😂  

Grazing board by Edible Box

Christmas basket and holiday office giveaways do not necessarily appear grandiose and elaborate, a simple basket is enough to inspire us this pandemic holiday, and reminds us that despite this difficult time, companies still cared for their employees.

There are creative ways to pack for trendy office holiday giveaways. Grazing board is one. Chic and creative but can be prepared in a simple version depends on the budget. 

Grazing board is a perfect idea for the holiday season during this dark period of the global health crisis. It's a feast to the eyes! And the way the goodies are curated in the box ignite our festive mood. And brings excitement!

Grazing board ideas 

Grazing board is the same as preparing a Cheese platter or Charcuterie board. It is a large tray or board loaded with assorted delights, mostly wine, premium cheese, fruits, biscuits, charcuterie, small bread and nuts curated artistically to tickle our gourmet fantasy. 

It's a quintessential party tradition in some parts of the globe and has been cherished for years as the most stylish and trendy way to entertain guests or give someone a gourmet gift. 

Grazes by Mrs.Reyes

The rule of thumb for grazing board giveaway is that it should be food in small bites like bread, cake, chocolates, premium cheese like Cambebert and Brie, fresh fruits, charcuterie and nuts and has a bottle of wine.

Chic and trendy 

Grazing board meant for office giveaways this holiday season, there are grazing board businesses in Metro Manila ready to pack for corporate or even personal orders that fit every budget. And it will be delivered straight to your doorstep!

Here are the most recommended:

1. Grazes by Mrs. Reyes

Grazing board of Mrs. Reyes comes in different sizes: Moyenne, Quadro, Grand box and Platter. Both can be ordered for corporate and personal giveaways. 

Grazes by Mrs. Reyes
Ready to pack for giveaways

Usually it consists of 3 premium cheeses, 3 antipasti, caviar cake, grapes, chocolates, olives, dried cranberries, almonds, walnuts and red wine. Price starts at 1,000. For inquiry and order, check their instagram.

2. Lele Cuisine

Grazing box of Lele Cuisine

Their grazing board is 9x9 and good for two to four persons. Usually consists of 3 premium cheeses, three premium cold cuts, grapes, olives, dried fruits, nuts, chocolates, biscuits, baguette slices, with a choice of white or red wine. Price starts at Php850. For inquiry, check their instagram.

3. Edible Box Co.

Grazing box of Edible Box Co

Their grazing board comes with a choice of white or red wine or scotch, two kinds of cheeses, two types of charcuterie, truffle honey, crackers, roasted nuts, olives, cocktail onions, fresh and dried fruits and dark chocolates. Price starts at 3,250 per board. For inquiry, check their instagram

4. The Grazing Home

The Grazing Home creation

Currently, they have one grazing board creation size good for five persons. Price: Php1,500.00. The board contains a premium assorted of cold cuts, cheeses, fresh and dried fruits, breadsticks, nuts, crackers and Ferrero Rocher. For inquiry, check their instagram.

5. CASED Gifts

Located in Marikina City, CASED Gift offers a smorgasbord of flavorful charcuterie delights in a hard box with a wine of your choice.

Grazing board of CASED Gift

Their grazing box, which comes in a premium hard box with a note card, consists of four premium cheeses, grapes, roasted nuts, crostini, sea salt rosemary crisps, salami, pastrami, Australian raspberry jam, petit beurre, cornichons, almonds, and dried dates. Price starts at Php1,500.00. For inquiry, visit their instagram.

There you go! A creative way to revolutionize your Christmas basket. Forget ham and grocery items. 

Grazing board is a yummy and fancy way to give this pandemic holiday. The way food curated in the box is enough to ignite our holiday festive mood. 

If you've no idea what's really a grazing board, here's a bit of information.

What is a Grazing board?

Grazing takes from the word "to feed", like cows munching grass in the grazing fields. The idea is to feed someone with yummy goodies in small bites that can really make tummy full.

Traditional grazing board

It is usually consists of premium cheeses (Cambebert, Brie, Gouda etc), charcuterie (prosciutto, salami etc), dried and fresh fruits, crackers or biscuits, small cakes, nuts and wine. A complete meal in the party.

Happy Holidays! 🎅

The next time you have party gatherings at home, office or anywhere, consider this idea of preparing a grazing platter or grazing board for a change. It's a yummy and creative way to enjoy the food and party. 

Happy Holidays everyone. Have a safe celebration wherever you are! 🎄🎉

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