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Meat Identification and Fabrication (Welsch and Thibodeaux)

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    • Marshall Welsh & William R. Thibodeaux
    • Finch Henry Job Corps Center & Nicholls State University
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    The Meat Identification and Fabrication course is an introductory class that offers you the opportunity to learn how nature made the domesticated and wild animals for us to harvest, fabricate, and prepare for table service. Along the way, we will explore their physiology and muscle composition as we learn how to divide them into primal, sub-primal and usable cuts. The goal is not to become a professional butcher after this class but rather to gain a working knowledge about the proteins we use in our profession and to learn how to make sub-primals ready for guest service and the proper cooking methods for particular cuts.

    Thumbnail: A selection of meats (Unplash License; Eiliv-Sonas Aceron via Unsplash)

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