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"Some Disassembly Required" Interactive Butchering Demo at Mess Hall

  • Mess Hall 703 Edgewood Street Northeast Washington, DC, 20017 United States (map)

Join Mess Hall for their signature whole-animal butchering class, paired with local craft beer & dinner by Sloppy Mama's BBQ - aka your best Wednesday night this Fall!
Really want to pig out? Get the Meat Lover or VIP ticket to take home prime cuts of meat after the class.

Here's what to expect:

Gather at Mess Hall to watch Mike Haney, a skilled butcher from All Purpose (and formerly Birch & Barley and The Salt Line) break down a beautiful free range, heritage pig, sourced directly from Spring House Farm, in Lovettsville Va. During the interactive 3 hour event, Mike will cover many butchering techniques and skills while you indulge in local craft beers and BBQ. Yes, you can don gloves and participate to an extent (but you cannot wield the blades!). We will also discuss various types of charcuterie preparations, and unlimited Q&A.

Joe Neuman, pitmaster and founder of Sloppy Mama's Barbeque will provide a dinner of smoked pork and hand-made sausages, plus sides. VIP and Meat Lover packages include prime cuts of meat to take home after the class.


Earlier Event: September 25
Edible DC Magazine Fall Release Gathering
Later Event: September 29
Flavors of AdMo Food Crawl