Dickson s Farmstand is a purveyor of a unique selection of artisanal meat and meat products. Our beef, lamb, pork, goat and poultry are sourced from local farms, hand-picked because of their commitment to producing natural, humanely-raised, high-quality and distinctive meat.
Dickson s Farmstand Meats is looking for an energetic, motivated, curious, and hard-working person to join the intern team at our shop in Chelsea Market. Interns work side by side with our butchers learning the ins and outs of the cutting room and the meat carcass. This is a great opportunity for anyone wanting to learn about whole animal butchery as well as the farm to retail supply chain.
NOTE - we do not train 'butchers'! But we can start you on your meat journey. The internship is a great place to start for anyone interested in getting into the meat industry or looking to deepen their knowledge of meat. (That being said, a number of extremely motivated interns have gone on to join our cutting team)
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Assisting in all cutting room activities
Loading/unloading carcasses from our truck
Sorting, packing, and labeling beef, lamb, pork and goat according to cut and primal
Organizing and maintaining the meat inventory
Assisting in filling customer orders
Grinding beef, pork, lamb
Assisting kitchen team as needed
Minimum 2 days per week
Weekend opportunities available
Minimum 3 month commitment
This is an unpaid educational program. Interns are welcome to attend our weekly evening classes free of charge; receive free staff meals; provided relevant training books and materials; eligible for staff discount (50% off any merchandise in store); free meat (on occasion).
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