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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Welcome to 2010. Alot of great things coming up this year. Looks like i will be doing a pig roast event at 83 Proof on sunday jan 31. I will know for sure by the end of this week. In the meantime check out the website www.83proof.com.
I am doing another Butchery & Belgian Bier event at LaTrappe on sunday Feb 14th. Yes that is Valentines day. I will be doing a butcher demo with a whole pig. We will be putting together a pork centric menu that will be paired with Belgian Biers. Tix should be available online soon. So grab your sweetie and get on up to North Beach. Check out www.latrappecafe.com
Starting in March i will be doing some hands on classes at the Ferry Plaza as well as with Urban Kitchen SF. We are putting together a knife skills series that will be alot of fun. At Avedanos we are also putting a new class schedule together. Go to www.avedanos.com and get on the mailing list.
If you are in North Beach go check out the new mexican street food place Don Pistos at 510 Union st. at Grant. Go in and say hey to Pete. He is doing some really fresh and flavorful food in a beautiful space. He just opened a few weeks ago and iam totally addicted. Great Place. Just what North Beach needed.
I went and had lunch at Barbacco today. Chef Staffan and Chef Sarah are a blessing to the food landscape of our fair city!. Great menu filled with delicious food. The interior is beautiful as well. Go check em out at 230 California St. Right next to Perbacco. www.barbaccosf.com Though be careful not to walk into the mirror. Hehehe. Don’t forget to become a fan of Dave the Butcher on Facebook.
Ok here’s wishing everybody a happy and healthy New Year.
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How to butcher a goat?
How many ways do you want?
Today Dave prepares for tomorrow’s “Butchery and Belgian Bier” event in the La Trappe kitchen in North Beach.
Dave at La Trappe on Saturday
In addition to the “feature” of Dave breaking down an entire boer goat into specific meals live for his guests (utilizing the entire goat!), owners Mike Azalini and Mike Moore will be presenting appetizers and entrees featuring goat prepared by Dave matched with some of the three hundred-plus Trappist style, craft brewed ales they regularly serve at La Trappe.
Dave the Butcher and Mike Moore of La Trappe
Starting the goat carnitas
Dave the Butcher contemplates tomorrow's goat
The meals Dave creates tomorrow will be given away to guests in a raffle. Bar and appetizers begin at 3pm, butchery from 4-6pm and sit down dinner starting at 5.30pm.
La Trappe is located at 800 Greenwich Street, North Beach at the corners of Mason and Columbus Streets in San Francisco.
La Trappe, Grenwich at Columbus and Mason, North Beach
There are still eight tickets left for tomorrow, click here to join us!
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“An Evening of Butchery and Belgian Bier”
David Budworth, aka “Dave the Butcher”, is proud to present an “An Evening of Butchery and Belgian Bier,” on August 23, 2009, starting at 3pm.
“An Evening of Butchery and Belgian Bier” will feature special appetizers, Belgian biers, and goat entrees created by Dave The Butcher. From 4pm-6pm, Dave will break down a whole locally raised, all-natural grain fed goat. Dave will demonstrate different butchering techniques in preparing the goat into a variety of cuts, that will be raffled off after dinner, each paired with a Belgian bier.
The event is hosted and sponsored by LaTrappe Belgian Bistro, located at 800 Greenwich St. in North Beach, San Francisco, California. La Trappe features 18 rotating taps of Belgian ale, and a library of over 350 bottled Belgian ales. With both casual and formal dining areas, La Trappe hosts numerous events during the year, many associated with Belgian cuisine.
“An Evening of Butchery and Belgian Bier” is also sponsored by
Biagio Artisian Meats and Long Ranch of Manteca who are providing the goats for both the evening’s meal and demonstration.
Tickets are priced at $65 per person and include a range of appetizers, Dave’s presentation, one entrée paired with one Belgian bier, a dessert, and one entry into the raffle.
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I will be teaching butcher classes at
Urban Kitchen SF starting in August. (Click the link for more info!)
Ok, so here is a rough outline of the event Iam doing August 23rd.
We will have a set menu of goat dishes, each paired with a belgian bier. Doors will be at 5pm with dinner at 6pm. I will also be breaking down a whole goat so you can ask questions about different cuts or the how and why of butchering. We will be raffling off the cuts of goat that i break down along with belgian biers.
I think we gonna try and keep it at 60 people max so get tix early. Tix will be avaiable at the events page at www.latrappecafe.com. We will hopefully have the page set by this week. If you don’t like pay pal and want a ticket,or have any questions, you can email me at email@example.com. Put butchery and belgian bier in the subject. We can work something out for you.
This going to a fun event. LaTrappe is an amazing spot in North Beach. We will be in the cellar bar which used to be a speak easy in the day.
I will post more by the end of the week when i get all the loose ends tied up. Hope to see you all there.