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Butcher & The Burger Classes

All classes include a full meal and are BYOB. Please wear non-slip shoes.

We will hold group classes monthly. We can do semi-private classes for groups or private hands-on butcher classes for 1 or 2 people ($110 per person). These classes make outstanding venues for small parties!

Classes are updated regularly, so please check often.

Call us at 773-697-3735 to schedule your class today.

Hog Butchering Classes – $85 per person


Join Chef Al for an evening of fun and food. Observe how to handle and butcher meats and fish in our public butchering classes. All classes are held at the restaurant in our downstairs kitchen. The demonstration style classes begin at 6:00pm and each fee includes a meal. Classes last approximately 3 hours. BYOB is allowed.

The butchered meat is available at the end of class at reduced retail price.

Upcoming Classes:


Thursday, December 15, 2016 

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 

Private Butchering Classes

Private classes provide an in-depth tutorial with hands-on experience. These classes are perfect for both individuals and small parties. Classes are available for scheduling Monday-Friday after 4pm. Class dates will be mutually agreed upon by the guest and Chef Al. Each class includes a meal.

Private class rates are as follows:

1-2 Guests – $125 per person

3-4 Guests – $110 per person

5-6 Guests – $95 per person

7+ Guests – $85 per person

Private classes  require client to purchase product to be butchered (whole sale price, no mark up). Client takes product home at the end of class.

To schedule a private class, contact chef Al directly at 312-961-2885, M-F 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM

To make a reservation for a public class, please call Butcher and the Burger at 773-697-3735 or make a reservation at 


Please wear non-slip shoes and very casual clothes.