Class Offerings

Hermann wurst haus

Learn the Art of Sausage-Making!

Learn, from the Wurstmeister himself, the German tradition of sausage making, his secrets for making the best bacon and how to butcher. Join three-time hall of famer Wurstmeister Mike Sloan for these VIP events that are both informative and entertaining.

In each class, Wurstmeister Mike will show you the ropes and cover the important topics for the skill being taught.  He will cover topics such as, mixing and grinding techniques, ingredients, types of casings, safe handling, smoking and cooking times and much more.  Mike enthusiastically shares his passion and years of experience with his students.

All classes include a wurst meal, 1 free drink ticket, a Wurst Haus Goody Bag, and a 10% discount on in-store purchases that day (excludes liquor and any in-store specials). You will also take home 2-3 pounds of the product that you helped make in the Wurst Making, Makin Bacon, Summer Sausage Making classes.  From the Whole Pig Butchery class we will send you home with approximately 20 pounds of pork cuts.

Perfect for corporate groups, family get together, community college class trip, or girlfriend’s getaway (that’s right girls), honeymooners or a guys trip. 

The Hermann Wurst Haus currently offers four different classes:

Complete 2022 Class Schedule

Wurst Haus classes are a great gift idea for
birthdays, anniversaries, and holidays!

What are the classes like?

  • Very hands on!

    Come ready to wear an apron.

  • Available for

    friends, couples, family get together, corporate groups, girlfriends getaway, honeymooners and guys trip! Adult classes (8 and up to 17 years old need adult supervision).

  • Informative

    Each class includes a discussion of ingredients and a time to taste in order to understand the value of using flavorful ingredients and using traditional methods.

  • A comfortable place to learn!

    You'll get one-on-one instruction and all of your questions answered.

  • Guaranteed to fill your belly!

    Not only will you be served a wurst meal, a Wurst Haus goody bag, 1 free drink ticket and you take home product that you create in the class.

  • Deals!

    Participants receive 10% discount on in store purchases that day (excludes liquor and any in-store specials).

  • Fun!

    Guaranteed!

Wurst Making 101 Class

Learn How to Make the Best "Wursts"

Learn, hands-on, the German tradition of sausage making. Join three-time hall of fame Wurstmeister Mike Sloan for this VIP event that’s both informative and entertaining.  

The class is designed for home sausage makers or wannabes! From those of you who have never ground meat in your life to those who are sausage maker extraordinaire but want to learn more. Many of you only make sausage once or twice a year and if it did not turn out right, it’s months before you get to try it again and then you can only change one thing at a time or you don’t know what you changed that you liked. This class will cut your mistakes by years. Mike will share his everyday sausage making experience and cover topics such as:

2022 Wurst Making 101 Class Dates:

March 11 -- Friday 6 pm
March 18 -- Friday 6 pm
April 22 -- Friday 6 pm

Makin' Bacon 101 Class

Let's Make Some Bacon!

Learn, hands-on, the art of making bacon.  Wurstmeister Mike Sloan  will share his expertise in how to make bacon and cover topics such as:

2022 Makin' Bacon Class Dates:

January 21 -- Friday 6 pm
February 18 -- Friday 6 pm
(Makin' Bacon with Your Valentine Class)
May 6 -- Friday 6 pm

Summer Sausage Making With the Wurstmeister

Learn, hands-on, the German tradition of summer sausage making. Join three-time hall of fame Wurstmeister Mike Sloan for this VIP event that’s both informative and entertaining.

The class is designed for home sausage makers or wannabes! From those of you who have never ground meat in your life to those who are sausage maker extraordinaire but want to learn more. Many of you only make sausage once or twice a year and if it did not turn out right, it’s months before you get to try it again and then you can only change one thing at a time or you don’t know what you changed that you liked. This class will cut your mistakes by years. Mike will share his everyday sausage making experience and cover topics such as: 

2022 Summer Sausage Making Class Dates:

January 14 -- Friday 6 pm
February 11 -- Friday 6 pm
April 8 -- Friday 6 pm

Whole Pig Butchery Class

Learn the Art of Butchery

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 popular event is by reservation only and is guaranteed to 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. Class will begin at 6 pm and last approximately 2-3 hours. You will also learn the art of:

2022 Whole Pig Butchery Class Dates:

January 7 -- Friday 6 pm
January 28 -- Friday 6 pm - SOLD OUT
April 15 -- Friday 6 pm

Team Building Classes

The ultimate combination of work, fun and food! Our team building activities offer a chance to learn, hands-on the art of bacon making or the German tradition of sausage making while forging effective coworker relationships.