After successfully completing all program elements, participants will receive the distinction of “Master Meat Crafter”. A formal graduation ceremony is held to signify the completion of the program.
Class of 2016-2018
Front Row of seven from L to R: Donald Aldrich (Ski’s Meat Market; Steven’s Point, WI), Desmond Johnston (SAIT Polytechnic; Calgary, Alberta), Patrick O’Connell (Peer Foods Group; Chicago, IL), Kelly Gall Washa (Grand Champion Meats; Foley, MN), Robert Gokey (Karl’s Sausage Kitchen; Peabody MA), Henry Vieluf (Cibao Meat Products; Bronx, NY), Timothy Brueggen (Falls Meat Service; Pigeon Falls, WI)
Middle Row of eleven from L to R: Dean Rindahl (Fox Bro’s Piggly Wiggly; Oconomowoc, WI), Joseph Parajecki (Kettle Range Meat Company; Waterford, WI), Shaun Edwards (Jones Dairy Farm; Fort Atkinson, WI), Justin Fugate (Sailer’s Food Market & Meat Processing; Elmwood, WI), Nathan Inboden (Inboden Meats; DeKalb, IL), Ashley Sutterfield (Tyson Foods; Springdale, AR), David Sutton (Newhall Meat Locker; Newhall, IA), Eric Muench (Louie’s Finer Meats; Cumberland, WI), Thomas Grantner (Peer Foods Group; Chicago, IL), Michael Jansen (Johnsonville Sausage; Sheboygan Falls, WI), Vance Lautsbaugh (Crescent Meats & Catering; Cadott, WI)
Back Row of seven from L to R: Randy Hurst (Leroy Meats of Horicon; Horicon, WI), Bob Sindermann (Tyson Foods; Fort Atkinson, WI), Joshua Swart (Usinger’s Famous Sausage; Milwaukee, WI), James Hanson (Jones Dairy Farm; Fort Atkinson, WI), Jonathan Collins (Country Pride Meats; Clinton, WI); Jacob Collins (Country Pride Meats; Clinton, WI), Timothy King (Main Street Meat Company; Roscoe, IL)
Class of 2012-2014
Row 1 (seated left to right): Anton Washa (Foley Locker, Inc. Foley, MN), Jennifer Dierkes (McDonald’s Meats, Inc. Clear Lake, MN), Thomas Heise (Custom Meats of Marathon, Inc. Marathon, WI), Terrance Prem (Prem Meats, Spring Green, WI), Bradley Pearson (Lodi Sausage Co. Lodi, WI).
Row 2 (left to right): Mike Flanigan (Northwoods Locker, LLC. Clayton, WI), Jamie Cline (T.A. Solberg Co. Rhinelander, WI), Gidget Joyal (Johnsonville Sausage LLC. Sheboygan Falls, WI), Louis Muench (Louie’s Finer Meats, Inc. Cumberland, WI), Andrew Pearson (Sixth Street Market Ashland, WI), John Franseen (Hewitt Meat Processing, Inc. Marshfield, WI), Joel Reck (Ski’s Meat Market, Stevens Point, WI) Ralph Krawczyk (Wixon Inc. St. Francis, WI).
Row 3 (left to right): Nathan Jorgensen (Peroutka’s Meat Processing, Antigo, WI), Kurtis Lam (Fox Brothers Piggly Wiggly, Oconomowoc, WI), William Muench (Louie’s Finer Meats, Inc. Cumberland, WI), Philip Schmidt (The Meat Block LLC, Greenville, WI), Mark Hanni (PS Seasonings and Spices, Iron Ridge, WI), David Mauer (Wisconsin River Meats, Mauston, WI), Chad Nolechek (Nolechek’s Meats, Inc. Thorp, WI), Anthony Reams (RJ’s Meats and Groceries, Hudson, WI).
Class of 2010-2012
Front row of 6 (from left to right): Nate Barden (Pardeeville, WI), Jacob Sailer (Sailer’s Food Market & Meat Processing Inc; Elmwood, WI), Jim Johnson (Otto’s Meats; Luxemburg, WI), Matthew Bayer (Country Fresh Meats; Weston, WI), Jennifer Hoeppner (Quality Cut Meats; Cascade, WI), and Jeff Schmalfeldt (Lake Geneva Country Meats Inc; Lake Geneva, WI)
Middle row of 5 (from left to right): Craig Huth (Richland Locker; Richland Center, WI), Jeff Roberts (Glenn’s Market & Catering; Watertown, WI), Jusdon Rechek (Rechek’s Food Pride; Beaver Dam, WI), Andy Geiss (Geiss Meat Service; Merrill, WI), Dave VanHemelryk (Maplewood Meats; Green Bay, WI)
Back row of 6:(from left to right): Roy Barden (Pardeeville, WI), Louis Muench (Louie’s Finer Meats; Cumberland, WI), Rick Reams (RJ’s Meats & Groceries; Hudson, WI), Bennett Fraboni (Fraboni’s Italian Specialties; Monona, WI), Dusten Hoesly (Hoesly’s Meats; New Glaris, WI), Mike Clark (Lodi Sausage Company; Lodi, WI)