The Meat Room

Welcome to The Meat Room, Bespoke Butchers.

Welcome to The Meat Room, artisan butchers who are passionate about Italian food and working with local producers of pork, lamb and beef.

Owner, James Mele, is passionate about meat and loves to travel, meeting farmers, prodcuers and fellow foodies. Visit our blog The Butchers Block to see where we have been and what we have learnt.

If salami or sausage making classes is what you’re after, check out our classes page to see what is coming up, make sure you book in early as our classes do sell out quickly. If you prefer to make salami at home, you can purchase all that you need through our online store-room.

We look forward to meeting you soon, in the meantime please subscribe to our mailing list and follow us on Facebook

Video: Channel 31 Vasili’s Garden featuring
James @ The Meat Room making salami!

The Victorian Salami Festival 2018 - Save the date!

Don't miss it!

If you think you have what it takes to make the perfect Salami & you wish to enter in the 2018 Victorian Salami Festival, then make sure to mark down Saturday, October 6th, 2018 in your calendar!

Bespoke Butchering for Farmers

If you’re looking for a butcher to take care of your lamb, beef or pork produce The Meat Room can certainly assist you. With a PrimeSafe boning room and a cool room based in Kilmore East, it is conveniently located for many of Victoria’s meat processing plants.

Bespoke butchering is about making the cuts to order for you or your customers, so please call us at The Meat Room on 0419 242 815 and talk through your needs, we can tailor make a solution for you.

Unique in our approach you can choose from a wide selection of bbq packs, roasting packs, rolled, seasoned, marinated, Italian sausages or charcuterie of salami, pancetta or prosciutto. The Meat Room can do just about anything you want to do with beef, lamb or pork. In the meantime please have a look through our services for Farmers, read our testimonials and follow us on Facebook.

Learn the Italian tradition of Salami Making

Our Salami Making Classes are back on, and booking up quickly. If you want to learn how to make the tastiest salami in the Southern Hemisphere, then check out our Salami Making Classes.

Our courses are designed for small groups and include a lunch feast cooked in the wood-fired oven, including porchetta & accompaniments, served with beer/wine.

With Kilmore East based just over an hour from Melbourne, what a great way for corporate groups to focus on team building or friends who love to learn the artisan of traditional Italian Salami Making to get together and enjoy learning new skills.

Check out our Butchers Block

Read more about our food trails and experiences from Italy and our own backyard throughout Victoria.

Our Butchers Block showcases our experiences, events, news and upcoming events.

We have some great photos in the gallery so you can see what we can do for meat producers and meat lovers at heart.

Check out our Classes

The Meat Room has been running classes since 2015. We regularly add new classes throughout the year, so if you are interested in attending salami and sausage making classes, cheese making classes, Italian Passata classes please do check out our upcoming classes. If you’re looking for a private function or class please contact us to make arrangements.

Check out our upcoming classes page and we would love for you to come and learn from us.