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    The Chopping Block: Whole Hog: Meat Cuts 411

    Monday, Oct 14, 2013 10:00 - 12:30 PM @ The Chopping Block - Merchandise Mart
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    Tenderloin, sirloin, ribs and chops: Where do different cuts of meat come from? The Chopping Block's Chef Mario Scordato butchers a whole pig, showing you where different cuts are located while explaining the best techniques to cook them. Participants will work together in teams to cook and enjoy a pork-filled lunch.

    Hosted By: Mario Scordato, Sous Chef

    Parking: The Merchandise Mart is conveniently located near several downtown parking facilities, including an indoor garage and an outdoor lot right at the corner of Kinzie and Wells Street. Metered street parking can also be found in the area. Public Transportation: From the Brown or Purple Express Line, exit at Merchandise Mart. Also served by CTA buses 125 and 11. Access: Guests will enter through the front door of our retail store in the Merchandise Mart (near the corner of Kinzie & Wells), check in at the front desk and be greeted and led into the kitchen by The Chopping Block's staff. Photo and Video Restrictions: Photos and video OK Dress Code: Students should wear comfortable clothing and closed toe shoes. Aprons will be provided. A good portion of the class will be conducted while standing. Age Restriction: 18 or older Handicap Accessible: Yes

    Monday, Oct 14, 2013 10:00 - 12:30 PM
    The Chopping Block - Merchandise Mart
    222 Merchandise Mart Plaza, Suite 107, Chicago, IL 60654
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