Butcher's Block - Everyday Meat Cutting


Have you ever wanted to sharpen your skills in the kitchen and learn how to save money on your meat purchases? The Everyday Meat Cutting course is your ticket to learning essential knife skills and butchery techniques that allow you to purchase meat in bulk and save money! Come learn from a certified butcher how to process a whole chicken, breakdown larger cuts of pork and beef, tie a roast and even get some tips on how to prepare and serve the meat. In this course, student will:

      • Leave the course with approximately $150 of meat
      • Unlock insider secrets for maximizing value and minimizing waste when purchasing meat
      • Explore budget-friendly cuts and learn how to shop smartly to stretch your dollar without compromising on quality
      • Learn the basics of proper knife handling, from holding the knife correctly to executing precise cuts with ease
      • Dive into the fascinating world of meat anatomy, gaining insight into the different cuts and their culinary potential
      • Learn how to identify common cuts of beef, pork, chicken, and more, understanding their unique characteristics and flavor profiles
      • Explore the versatility of various cuts and tips on creative ways to incorporate them into your cooking repertoire
      • How to tie a roast using butcher’s twine

Date: June 15, 2024

Time: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Location: Culinary Lab, Main Campus

* Students must be18 years of age or older to register for this course

We recommend that you use a computer to complete the online registration process as you may encounter an error if using a device such as a phone or tablet. If you have already encountered an error when registering please contact us:

Admissions Office

Continuing Education Office

705.474.7600 ext. 5123

705.474.7600 ext. 5601 

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Most college level courses require textbooks; textbooks are not included in the course fees. It is the student’s responsibility to purchase any required textbooks.

Textbooks are available at the Campus Shop for in class, Contact North, and iLearn/D2L courses. The Campus Shop does not carry most OntarioLearn textbooks. OntarioLearn textbooks can be purchased at www.textnet.ca.

Learning outcomes represent culminating demonstrations of learning and achievement. In addition, learning outcomes are interrelated and cannot be viewed in isolation of one another. As such, they should be viewed as a comprehensive whole. They describe performances that demonstrate that significant integrated learning by graduates of the program has been achieved.