Range® Meat Academy

Online and ready to go. Just like you!

Our meat school covers beef, pork, lamb and chicken.

Range® Meat Academy’s mission is to create and promote high standards for excellence and integrity within the butchery trade by providing the most comprehensive and respected certificate program and meat school in the culinary arts industry.

Give your company a competitive advantage!  Range® online certificate programs covers beef, pork, lamb and poultry and can lower training costs while developing high, uniform standards for your team.  Our online meat school offers high level training that is convenient and flexible. Improve staff retention and develop leaders by investing in your employees. Our online meat school was developed in our meat lab located in the heart of the meatpacking district of Chicago. 


The Range® Meat Clerk Certificate Program is made up of 16 courses designed to give you the tools and confidence to provide your customer with a great experience at the meat case.

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The Range® Meat Cutter Certificate Program includes over 10 hours of video butchery instruction by Kari Underly (Available Late Summer 2018).

Prerequisite: Range® Meat Clerk Certificate



The Range® Butcher Program includes a 2-week hands-on cutting exam (Available Winter 2018).

Prerequisite: Range® Meat Cutter Certificate

Range® Meat Academy fulfills a meat industry need for butchery training.


  • The food industry has the highest rate of job openings and the 2nd highest rate of turnover (churn). (Bureau of Labor Statistics)
  • 43%of open jobs remain un filled for longer than 3 months. (MarketWatch)

We’ve done our homework and according to the experts, our program offers what works well in the industry …Here’s what they the need.

  • Cooking methods, followed by overall meat knowledge – carving instructions, pairing, cooking temps, etc.
  • Easy access/on-line
  • Video training
  • Self-directed/learn at own pace

Key Benefits to online learning.



  • Learn at your own pace
  • Reduce training & implementation costs
  • Retain, promote & attract staff
  • Consistent training
  • Craft skills on the rise