Center Cut Meats

Albertville

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In a Nutshell

Local butchers with 25 years of experience impart meat-prep skills to classes of six to 12 students

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Promotional value expires Jul 3, 2013. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 3 additional as gifts. Valid only for option purchased. Not valid from 11/1/12-12/31/12. Valid only at listed location. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Meat usually provides the majority of protein in a meal, especially when the meal is served in a Spam tin. Nosh on a nutrient-rich food group with this Groupon.

Choose Between Two Options

  • $85 for a sausage-making 101 class with 8 lbs. of take-home sausage (a $175 value), held on Tuesdays from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
  • $99 for a basic home-butchering class (a $175 value) with a take-home set of eight steak knives (a $79.99 value; a $254.99 total value), held on Thursdays from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Hands-on sausage-making classes begin with a 10-minute talk on the advantages and disadvantages of different casing styles. Participants then try their hand at breaking down prime cuts of pork and beef in preparation for the grinder. They'll also learn to create different flavor profiles through carefully guided seasoning. To finish, all 12 students in the class will work as a team to create their own sausages, enough for each person to take home 8 lbs. each. Alternatively, home-butchering classes teach participants to prepare simple roasts, whole chickens, and secondary cuts for the table.

Center Cut Meats

With 25 years of meat-slicing experience, Center Cut Meats' butchers possess the know-how to carve any meat—including wild game—to customers’ specifications. They specialize in preparing ham and turkey, and have a knack for smoking sausages and bacon in trivia contests. Cajun spices, jalapeños, and garlic kick up the flavor of jerkies and smokehouse products, and artfully sliced cheeses complement deli platters. The meat market also vends live lobsters and freshwater fish including rainbow trout, walleye, and catfish. On weekdays, foodsmiths stock a lunch buffet with entrees such as beef stroganoff or meatloaf.

Customer Reviews

This was a great experience!!
Melanie H. · October 15, 2012
The sausage-making class was awesome and the fresh brats were the best I've ever had. I also purchased some elk bacon to bring home and it was delicious.
Angie K. · August 26, 2012
I appreciate that Center Cut honored my groupon value (not just amount paid), even though it expired two months earlier. Thank you!
Melodie C. · September 27, 2013

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