Next Class will be end of January prepping for spring roasts.
 
 
Anatomy of a Pig Roast • Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri 
Internationally known pig farmer and hog roaster Carl Blake shares and demonstrates tips, methods, and a few insider secrets for roasting whole hogs in Missouri’s beautiful Lake of the Ozarks.

Attendees will take part in a complete hog roast from beginning to end as well as classroom time discussing hog roast theory, roasting methods, and roasting hogs as a business. The event is hosted by American Hotbox located at 709 S. Aurora St. Eldon, Missouri 65026.Lecture and discussion in the American Hotbox Headquarters classroom. Topics will include a step-by-step guide to running a hog roast and how to roast your way to a successful business. Attendees will get a complete plan on how to do your first whole hog roast as well as hands on experience with a variety of equipment all supplied by American Hotbox. L:earn preparation of the pigs and getting them on the fire. One on one classroom time discussing advanced hog roasting techniques and some insider secrets Carl has discovered by roasting hundreds of hogs. This classroom time also includes regular checks of the roasting pigs and how to make adjustments during roasting as well as a question and answer session with Carl. How to prep your pig.  We will discuss, head on skin on and methods used when roasting either way.  Learn how the American Hotbox is outstanding using these methods with our style of pork. Preparation for a complete hog roast to be served to guests. This includes instruction on food safety, preparation of sides, finishing the roast, and preparation of the hog for service.

Special pricing on roasting equipment and supplies will be offered to attendees. 

Check out the Super 8 in Eldon.  They have good rates and are close to the event. 

10 Midway Rd Eldon, MO 65026 573-392-2100 for reservations.  

Anatomy of a Pig Roast

Complete hog roasting class. Come join us to learn how to roast a whole pig. Using the American Hotbox method of hog roasting we can help you learn the entire business as well as simply roasting the finest pig.

$165.00

About Carl Blake

Carl has appeared on Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern, Somebody’s Gotta Do It with Mike Rowe, The Colbert Report, Farm Show, Professional Farmer, New York Times, NPR, and National Geographic Channel. Hundreds of articles have been written about his roasting techniques and heritage breed pigs, including his groundbreaking Iowa Swabian Hall. Carl also has developed the American Hotbox, a rugged roasting box that can roast a whole hog in four hours, completely designed and manufactured in the U.S. For more information call 573-375-1111.