I’ve got a couple of great events lined up for October. Click on the bold text to learn more and to buy tickets:
A Day of Artisan Beef Butchery at Soul Food Farm: Avedano’s Butcher Shop in San Francisco and Agricola Grass Feed Beef Ranch in Dixon come together for a second year to honor the work of Master Butchers and the beauty of grassfeed local beef. The event will be held on Oct. 15th from 1 to 5 p.m at Soul Food Farm. The day will begin with top Bay Area chefs cooking half of the aged beef and John Fink of the Whole Beast grilling and talking about open fire cooking. At 3 p.m. master butchers will demonstrate how to break down a steer describing both American cuts and Italian cuts. The demo will be followed by a raffle of the cuts of beef. This event is held each year as a fund raiser to support local farms and agricultural projects in the Bay Area.
Homeward Bound of Marin Fundraiser: Duskie Estes and John Stewart of zazu restaurant + farm in Santa Rosa will team up with David Budworth, aka Dave the Butcher, for an evening of fine dining and the butcher’s art on Oct. 20 at Fresh Starts Cooking School. Tickets can be purchased online or by calling 415-382-3363 x244. The menu for this delicious event:
Pork Cheek Sliders with Salsa Verde
“BLT Salad” with Pork Belly Croutons
Black Pig Fennel Sausage with Peppers and Polenta
Quince Tarte Tatin with Bellwether Farms Fromage Blanc Gelato
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Just a quick thanks to everyone that came to the beef dinner I did at LaTrappe last Sunday. Was such a great time. Wonderful to meet and talk to all you people. I know nobody left hungry or sober. haha.
I will be doing a pork competition at Cochon 555 in Napa this Sunday March 6th. Check it out at http://www.cochon555.com/. Will be a good time.
So as i promised a student at my sausage class last week, iam getting back in the saddle of keeping this site up to date. haha.
This weekend is the Eat Real Fest at Jack London Square in Oakland.On saturday I will be doing a goat butcher demo at 2pm and competing in the beef breaking competition at 7pm. Sunday i will be involved in the pork cutting competition. This is a great fest. Free to get in and no food over 5 bucks. check out www.eatrealfest.com
On saturday September 25th Primal returns to the same beautiful vinyard as last year. This going to be an amazing event. I will be on the bill with many talented butchers. Check out www.artofthebutcher.com
I have 3 other events lined up for Oct. 30th, November 6th and November 12th. Details in the next few days as i lock everything in.
Hope you are all well and enjoying this great weather.
This sunday at Piccino in Dogpatch, Noon till 5pm. Come celebrate spring. I will be doing a butcher demo with a whole lamb from 4pm till 5pm. Come join me at this great little place. One of San Francisco’s hidden Gems for sure.
Chef Ginny Evans will be cooking up some amazing lamb dishes. If you have not had her food then you betta get on the boat! All the lamb will be souced through Avedano’s Holly Park Market.
Hope to see y’all there.
Ok we have been cleared for takeoff. The first event of the year will be on sunday Jan 31st at 83 Proof Bar – 83 1st St, San Francisco @ Mission. Full details and reservations at http://www.clubave9.blogspot.com/ I will have the honor of cooking and cutting a whole pig with Chef Jeff Rosen. Check the amazing menu Jeff has put together at the above website. Come on out and taste great food as well as libations! Hope to see yall there.