Center of the Plate Training
Increase Your Knowledge of Meat Cuts and Specifications
Texas A&M University
Learn the Fundamentals of Meat Specifications
Center of the Plate Training® is a three-day course designed to teach you the fundamentals of meat specifications by giving you a first-hand look at how carcasses are converted to cuts commonly used in retail and foodservice. It’s a lively learning experience that includes a detailed cutting demonstration of all the major center of the plate protein items: beef, veal, lamb, and pork, as well as sections on poultry and processed meats. You’ll come away with an increased knowledge of center of the plate items and your personal copy of the Meat Buyer’s Guide®; for over 40 years, the authoritative Guide to meat and poultry identification.
Who Should Attend:
This class will benefit anyone involved in the buying and selling of meat products- from meat processors to foodservice distributors to retailers and restaurants. Class information can benefit purchasing agents, sales team, product development personnel and others looking to increase their knowledge of meat cuts and specifications.
Aloft College Station
1150 University Drive East
College Station, TX 77840
$115/night, breakfast voucher included
For reservations, call 1-855-811-0254 and ask for the “Center of the Plate” room block. The cut-off date for reserving rooms in the block is May 4, 2018.
You may also use this linking for booking online within the block: https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/Book/CenterofthePlate
All NAMI and Foundation for Meat & Poultry Research & Education educational programs are accessible to persons with disabilities. Please let us know your needs in advance if you require special accommodations or auxiliary aids. Please contact us for more information.