For those interested in starting a butchery business or expanding a restaurant’s whole-animal program, Food Craft Institute serves up an intensive four-day course for meat professionals, chefs, and aspiring entrepreneurs. Develop your understanding of how to succeed in the meat industry, from sourcing and whole-animal butchery to running a charcuterie program, managing inventory, and setting prices.
Classes take place throughout the Bay Area and are led by instructors from Clove and Hoof, The Local Butcher Shop, Fatted Calf, Boccalone, Thistle Meats, and Sonoma County Meat Co. Cost: $900 including meals. Register by March 24. Info and registration: here
The Business of Butchery
Sunday April 2–Wednesday April 5, times TBA
Food Craft Institute
Various Bay Area locations
Photo courtesy of Food Craft Institute.