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Fatted Calf Classes

We've added more classes for Spring 2024. If you are interested in reserving a spot in one of our classes, just e-mail us at classes@fattedcalf.com with the full name of each class participant, your preferred class dates and a contact phone number and we'll reply to your email with a confirmation and link to complete your reservation.

All classes are scheduled from 12:30 PM to 3:30 PM at The Fatted Calf in Napa. The class size is small (8 person maximum) and as hands on as you make it. The cost of the class is $275 per person and includes three hours of instruction, a snack and a bag of meaty goodies you helped to prepare to take with you.

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Join us for Salumi to learn the basics of curing. Learn how to case, season, hang and cook various types of salumi. Make cacciatorini, salami cotto and guanciale.

Sunday, June 2

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Whole Hog Butchery

Learn to break down a whole hog into its various useful parts, prepare roasts, cut chops and make brochettes.

Sunday, March 10 Class full, waitlist only
Sunday, April 21 Class full, waitlist only
Sunday, May 19 Class full, waitlist only

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Sausage 101

This introductory sausage class will teach you the basics of cutting, grinding, stuffing, linking and more.

Sunday, May 5

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Whole Lamb Butchery

Learn to break down a whole lamb into shoulders, legs, breast, racks and chops. Make lamb brochettes, crepinettes and other lamb specialties.

Sunday, March 24 Class full, waitlist only

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Book A Private Class

Get together with friends, family or co-workers for a private class. Private classes are available on select Sundays for up to 8 people. Ask about availability.

Please note we can only offer a class transfer or partial refund for class booking cancellations if we are able to fill your vacancy. All refunds are subject to a $15 transaction fee.

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