Breaking Beef: An In Depth Tour of the Steer

at Dickson's Farmstand Meats - Chelsea

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$75 8 seats left
Start Date:

Thu, Apr 09, 7:00pm - 8:30pm

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Chelsea, Manhattan
75 9th Ave
Btwn W 15th & W 16th Streets
New York, New York 10011
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 12
Teacher: Aldo & Adrianna

Flexible Reschedule Policy: This provider has flexible, free rescheduling for any-in person workshop. Please see the cancellation policy for more details

What you'll learn in this butchery class:

Do you not know your sirloin from your brisket? Did you know there’s a difference between inside skirt steak and outside skirt steak? Do you find yourself staring hopelessly at the meat case? Don’t worry!

In this demo class, the instructors will answer all your beefy questions as he takes you on a tour from nose (well really neck) to tail while breaking down a whole side of beef. In addition to going over all of the cuts that come off of a steer, we’ll talk about livestock agriculture by comparing small-scale farming with industrial commodity meat. You’ll also pick up tips on how to shop smart for meat in general as well as pointers on the ideal cooking methods for each cut mentioned.

Please wear a sweater; classes take place in our cutting room which is usually at about 60 degrees.

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If you can not attend a class that you have purchased, please provide as much advanced notice as possible so we can try to fill vacant spots. Any cancellations prior to three days from the class will be issued a credit toward a future session. Any cancellations within three days of a class are non-refundable.


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Reviews of Classes at Dickson's Farmstand Meats (221)

(221 Reviews)
Breaking Beef: An In Depth Tour of the Steer
Reviewed by Doug L. on 8/3/2019
Everything was perfect, informative class, great instructors. 'It was a keeper.' DL
Breaking Beef: An In Depth Tour of the Steer
Reviewed by Anonymous on 5/31/2019
Great venue and 2 great Dickson staff to take us through the experience Drinks and antipasti plate were a pleasant surprise.
Breaking Beef: An In Depth Tour of the Steer
Reviewed by Chris C. on 4/6/2019
Great course, friendly and knowledgeable instructors. Course was a lot of fun
Breaking Beef: An In Depth Tour of the Steer
Reviewed by Allan L. on 1/12/2019
Great class. 2 suggestions: 1. At the show, the cow was in 3 pieces so it was sometimes hard to visualize where each part came from. Have a picture/chart of the cow, so that we can visualize where on the cow each cut is located. 2. It wasn't always which cut corresponded to typical cuts in a normal grocery store. They always referred to each cut by the specific names they assigned in their store, which were different from a typical store. For example, I wasn't clear where a typical chuck steak came from.
Breaking Beef: An In Depth Tour of the Steer
Reviewed by Anonymous on 6/17/2018
This course was absolutely fantastic. Completely exceeded both my and my girlfriends expectations. The butchers taking the class were incredibly knowledgeable and also hilarious. We are definitely planning on booking more courses at Dickson’s!
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Dickson’s Farmstand is a purveyor of a unique selection of artisanal meat and meat products. Our beef, lamb, pork, goat and poultry are sourced from local farms , hand-picked because of their commitment to producing natural, humanely-raised, high-quality and distinctive meat products. At Dickson’s,...

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