At Nugget Markets, we proudly offer hundreds of varieties of artisan cheeses from around the world and around the corner. Fresh or aged, hard or soft, we have everything you need for your perfect cheese board including vegetarian cheeses, an assortment of charcuterie, spreads and other accompaniments. We also offer artisan cheese boards made fresh to order by our trained cheese specialists (including Certified Cheese Professionals), who are also happy to answer questions, offer samples and suggest perfect pairings.
Nutritional Benefits of Cheese
Did you know that cheese is one of the best available sources of calcium and protein, as well as phosphorus? And that it is also full of vital nutrients and minerals? That and it tastes great too! Basically, cheese is a whole load of goodness packed into one scrumptious bite!
When preparing a cheese board, always start with a cheese friendly surface like wood, tile or marble. Don’t forget to buy enough cheese for the occasion, usually 1–1½ ounces per person per cheese. Cheeses are best served in odd numbers (arranged according to flavor) with a common theme, like country of origin or type. Always use separate knives for each cheese, and remember to serve them at room temperature for best flavor.
Gourmet to Go
From appetizers to entrées, breakfast to dessert, we offer all sorts of delicious chef–prepared foods made fresh in our kitchens with the highest quality ingredients.
Who’s ready for seconds, thirds and fourths of wine and cheese? Following up on Part 1 of the series, we talked to the wine and cheese teams at five more of our stores to find out their perfect pairings. Give these delicious duos a try, or talk to your local wine steward and cheesemonger for even more inspiration!
When it comes to finding perfect pairings, who better to ask than the experts? Our talented cheesemongers and wine stewards have a passion for what they do and the training to back it up. What’s more, they’re always happy to help! Try these stunning combos curated by the resident wine and cheese specialists from our stores, and talk to them in person for even more delicious inspiration!
As smoke continues to fill the sky, wildfires continue to burn across Northern California, putting our families, friends and neighbors at risk. To help support those most affected by the fires, Nugget Markets has launched a $10,000 matching fund drive at the check stands across all our stores. All donated funds will benefit the American Red Cross' efforts to support community members in Northern California that have been displaced or lost their homes due to the current wildfires.