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 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 sausages or 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!

Find us at Farmers' Markets!

Looking to get your hands on some of our yummy produce? Why not visit us at one of our market stalls.

We have started attending select Farmers’ Markets around the region with our small-batch Salami.

You can find us at:

We will also be at  the Home Grown Market Day held at Kitchen Warehouse in Preston on September 9.

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.

Small Batch Salami Sales

Looking to get your hands on some of our tasty salami? Good news! You can now purchase directly from us at The Meat Room in Kilmore East.

We are open by appointment only, so please give us a call on 0419 242 815, or send us a message via our contact us page to arrange a time which suits you.

Salami Making Classes at The Meat Room

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 Sausage Making 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 sausage-making classes, cheese making classes, Italian Passata classes please do check out our upcoming 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 upcoming classes page . We would love for you to come and learn from us!

If you’re looking for a private function or class please contact us to make arrangements.

Sausage Making Classes