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Catering

Lunch at Cured

Making lunch the most important meal of the day…every single day!

 

While you may know us for our cheese and charcuterie, we are strong believers that lunch is the most important meal of the day and are consistently dreaming and scheming on how to make it even more divine. Our bread and butter (sorry the pun 😉 is our daily sandwiches, hand-crafted using our incredible cheeses, meats, our favorite dips and spreads (From Esplette Aioli to Peach Jalapeño Jam) as well as local seasonal vegetables from our friends with farms nearby, all carefully layered onto 1/3 of a freshly baked baguette. We craft fresh salads and soups, and we love making custom cheese and charcuterie platters to satisfy any event and appetite, from lunch for a group of friends to a pre-dinner snack to a neighbored block party ☺️ All are available in store, and for quick pickup to take away.

Here is a sneak peek at our menu…

Sandwiches: We always offer our four favorite sandwiches, day in and day out, because, well, customers have been know to mutiny without them…. They are:

  • The Bird (turkey galentine, smoked cheddar, fresh apples, roast tomato chutney, aioli and greens)
  • The Giro (prosciutto di parma, mozzarella, olive oil, balsamic and arugula)
  • The Spicy Frenchman (brie, butter, french ham and peach jalapeño jam)
  • The Roma (olive tapenade, roast tomatoes, mozzarella, olive oil and fresh greens)

Add to this a rotating selection of seasonal delights (in sandwich form), some featuring house roast beef, others with chevre, prosciutto and fig jam, and some with pastrami, calabrese, capicola or french ham. Oh yeah, and don’t forget about our daily grilled cheese…always rotating and always gooey, melting and delicious.  Check our social media feeds (or scroll to the bottom of this page!) after we open up each day to see what specials we’re offering.

Soups: all freshly crafted by our team using hand made stock and as many local vegetables as we can find. A few of our current favorites (they are constantly rotating!):

  • Creamy San Marzano Tomato, a Cured staple
  • Black Bean and Pork
  • Chicken Shitake and Onion
  • Pinto Bean and Mole.

Cheesemonger’s Choice Plates: Whether for in store enjoyment or packed in a handy, picnic-friendly box to-go, our team can always craft you a customized cheese and charcuterie plate to enjoy at any hour of the day.  We price them by weight and can curate the snack of your dreams, whatever those dreams may be on any given day.  Just ask any of our mongers behind the cheese counter to help! Give us a few minutes and your day will be that much more delicious.

Salads: Green salads, grain salads, pasta salads and tuna! A little lighter, brighter, but no less delicious…  A few you’ll currently find in the shop:

  • The Bright Winter Salad: mizuna, pickled watermelon radish, shaved fennel, pomegranate seeds, essex feta, sesame crunch, orange-honey vinaigrette
  • Duck Rillette Salad: duck rillette, pickled cherries, maple-mesquite walnuts, chevre, orange-honey vinaigrette
  • Winter Farro Salad: farro, roasted carrots, dates, essex feta, toasted walnuts, cilantro
  • Winter Pasta Salad: fusilli, roasted delicata squash, caramelized red onion, kale, parmigiano reggiano, toasted hazelnuts, lemon
  • Broccoli Pesto Quinoa Salad: quinoa, broccoli, parmesan, almonds, garlic, lemon, chili
  • Tuna Salad: island trollers line caught albacore tuna, cornichons, olive oil, aioli

Sweets and Treats: Baked in house, the perfect bite to finish your meal!  We always have our house Lavender Butter Cookies, Marcona Almond Butter Cookies, Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookies, and often a few other things hiding should a sweet tooth appear.

Our Wine Shop

JOIN OUR WINE CLUB. 3 BOTTLES EVERY MONTH FOR YOUR EDUCATION AND ENJOYMENT! 

Cured Wines, the smallest liquor store in the state, is our guilty little passion project.  In just 206 square feet, we highlight a collection of interesting wines from all around the world, and a largely local lineup of beers and spirits that showcase what Colorado does so well.  Changing with the season and based upon availability, we focus on small producers, bottles you won’t find everywhere else, and most of all, wines that deliver value at any price.

While not exclusively so, most of the wines on our shelves are organic, biodynamic, or naturally produced, and made by people who use their hands in every part of the winemaking process.  We organize our wine selection by weight and style rather than grape varietal, and always have an extremely knowledgeable and passionate sommelier on hand, aiming to deliver an experience more akin to that of your favorite restaurant than the mega wine mart.  In a time of big, bigger and biggest, we’re the micro to their macro, and value the relationships we build with our customers, guiding them from bottle to bottle over time.  We love nothing more than helping pair our selections with with cheese and charcuterie from up front, any of our meals, catering selections, or whatever you might be enjoying for dinner that evening.

Whether you’re on the hunt for a crushable weekend patio sipper or a true special occasion bottle, we are excited to help you find something delicious, exciting, and new.  In the end, as our friend Richard Betts likes to say, wine is a grocery, not a luxury.  Come visit us and find a bottle that truly makes you smile.

The Graze Table

Introducing: The Graze Table, a new style of entertaining. 

The Grazing Table is our newest obsession here at Cured that was born, like everything else in our shop, from the evolvement of our own entertaining and eating. When we hosted parties at home, we were crafting big boards of cheeses and charcuterie as always, but more and more often found ourselves adding the dips, spreads, and crudites into the the plating and display versus separate and alongside.  Our vision grew from there as we realized that the more we added into the display, the more fun it became and an idea began to take shape.  Before we knew it we were throwing parties that didn’t have a single element plated, and in addition to the striking visual impact of a full feasting table, we realized that we could simply sit back and enjoy the evening, the food, the wine, and our company that much more than having to run courses and constantly be up and down from the table.

Rather than passed apps, where the food comes to you and the couple of people you’re standing with, a large table keeps bringing people back to the center of the room and prompts conversation with others, engages them in questions and conversation at the table itself around the food and the drink. It also offers people the chance to peruse and choose which bites and sips speak to them the most, something that never hurts! 

Often times we find guests and ourselves shying away from catering because they dont want the formality that it often brings with it. The beauty of the grazing table lies in its ability to feel like a perfect ‘back yard party’, without the host having to do anything. The Grazing Table provides an incredibly elevated food experience in a laid back way. 

For more information or to book your next Grazing Party, email events@curedboulder.com