Introduction to Butchery

Manchester, United Kingdom
per person 528
Introduction to Butchery
  • 2 hours
  • English
  • 50%


Discover the art of butchery and master knife techniques on our practical two-day course; an essential for any meat lover.

Our expert butchers, Chris Moorby and rich Summers will provide an in-depth and practical introduction to the art of butchery.

Sharpen those knife skills and take to the butcher's block as you learn how to butchery and prepare a range of different animals, from nose-to-tail,

Day 1

Start the day with an introduction to the history of butchery. Look at the tools of the trade; learn about their care and safe use. Discuss meat hygiene and safety followed by a brief introduction to different slaughter techniques and the diagram of slaughter.

Examine various breeds of livestock and their respective nomenclature and take part in practical exercises. After lunch, learn about muscle structure and the composition of a meat carcass. Discuss carcass quality, storage conditions and the effect of hanging on the flavour and textures of a range of meat cuts. Practice your knife skills

What's included

  • Butchery Class



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