3-Day Butchery Course (26-28th February 2024)


Join us on this fantastic 3-day hands-on butchery course, covering essential butchery skills, hand-tying techniques, knife care and much more!

In this 3-day intensive course, you will learn from our Head Tutor, Ash Macmillan, as he demonstrates and explains primal and sub primal cuts in butchery.

This is very much a hands-on experience. Participants will put into practice the processes and techniques of butchery from a selection of different meats before learning a variety of transferrable skills in their preparation and cookery.

We will cover a wide range of topics including:

– Fundamental butchery skills
– Knife skills
– Explanation of the various joints and cuts
– How to select meat
– Working with whole carcasses
– Hand-tying techniques

Course Summary:
Monday to Wednesday from 10am -4pm

What is included:
o All equipment and ingredients required to prepare each days dishes
o An ESFW apron to wear each day
o Expert tuition from our experienced and friendly chef tutors and assistants
o A printed recipe/technical notebook booklet detailing the techniques/processes covered, a PDF copy is also sent on completion of the course.
o Lunch and refreshments

We can accommodate guests following a GF diet, please ensure this is noted at booking so we have information in advance.

If the course is full, please email us on info@esfw.com and we can add you to a waiting list.


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