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Fatted Calf Classes

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. If you are interested in reserving a spot in one of our classes, just e-mail us at 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.

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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, August 4 Waitlist Only

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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, September 8 3 spots left
Sunday, October 20 Just added!

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Sausage 101

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

Sunday, October 13 Just added!

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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, September 29 Just added!

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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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