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Whole Pig Butchery Class at Hermann Wurst Haus

February 1 | 10:00 am

Hermann Wurst Haus

Whole Pig Butchery Class

February 1st at 10:00am

Learn hands-on, the art of pig butchery, taught by three-time hall of fame butcher, Wurstmeister Mike Sloan. Class will be limited to 10 people on a first come, first serve basis. This event by reservation only, will be both informative and entertaining. Students will be involved in breaking down five sides of pork (approximately 450 lbs. dressed out) into chops, steaks, roasts, ribs, bacon, ham, jowl, lard, and of course sausage. You will learn the art of knife sharpening, cutting, grinding, mixing, stuffing, smoking, and packaging. Class will begin at 10 am and last approximately 2-3 hours. Tickets are $150.00 and include a wurst meal, a wurst, wine and beer tasting, 2 free drinks, a Wurst Haus goody bag, 10% off in-store purchases that day (excludes liquor and any in-store specials) and approximately 20 pounds of retail pork cuts that you helped make. Hermann Wurst Haus classes are a great gift idea for birthdays, anniversaries, and holidays! Early bird registration, by Dec. 20, 2019, tickets are $25 off ($125 per person). After Dec. 20, 2019, tickets are $150 per person. Call 573-486-2266 to reserve your spot or register online,

The Hermann Wurst Haus is located in historic, downtown Hermann, Missouri. Mike and Lynette Sloan, owners of the Hermann Wurst Haus, opened the doors on September 1, 2011. Combined they have more than 70 years of experience in the meat processing business and produce more than 62 varieties of fresh and smoked sausages and bratwursts. All sausages and bratwurst are handcrafted in-house by three-time hall of fame Wurstmeister Mike Sloan. Wurstmeister Mike has won more than 500 international, national, state and regional awards; including 14 best of show honors and 29 International awards from the German Butcher’s Assn. in Frankfurt, Germany. 

The Hermann Wurst Haus currently offers four different classes: Summer Sausage Making, Makin’ Bacon, Wurst Making and Whole Pig Butchery. Note: You must take either the Wurst Making or the Summer Sausage Making class before you can take the Whole Pig Butchery class. In each class, you will learn hands-on from three-time hall of famer Wurstmeister Mike Sloan. These VIP events are both informative and entertaining. Mike will show you the ropes and cover the important topics for the skill being taught. The classes also include a wurst meal, a wurst wine and beer tasting, 2 free drink tickets, 2-3 pounds of the product that you helped make, a Wurst Haus Goody Bag, and a 10% discount on in-store purchases that day (excludes liquor and any in-store specials). The Whole Pig Butchery class will include approximately 20 pounds of retail pork that you helped prepare. 

Classes are by reservation only. The basic class cost is $89, the Whole Pig Butchery class is $150. Payment must be made in advance and is non-refundable. If you must cancel a class you will be allowed to take another class on a future date. RSVP early as the classes fill up very quickly. You can reserve your spot online at 101-class-registration/ or by calling (573)486-2266. 


February 1
10:00 am


Hermann Wurst Haus


Hermann Wurst Haus
234 East First Street
Hermann, MO 65041
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