Butcher Training Overview

Butcher Demonstrations & Training

From our lectures to our famous one-on-one butcher training classes, you can have an experience that is designed to give you the ability to learn from our years of experience.


Butchery 101

This introductory course teaches knife skills, safety techniques, basic anatomy, sausage making, beef and chicken demonstrations and includes hands-on lamb and pig carving workshops. Cooking demos, taste tests and lectures on sustainability and sourcing are incorporated throughout the week to give each student an overview of what being a sustainable butcher means to us and the communities we serve.

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Butcher Training Program

You get one-on-one lesson training with Joshua Applestone and then use that knowledge to help cut (working with our other employees) both meat for our wholesale business and retail cuts for our case. This gives you the opportunity to use the knowledge you have earned immediately within a fast-paced, supportive environment.

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