Course “Corte de Jamón”

The new standard of the iberian ham, has created different classifications of Iberian ham, during this course we will learn to know them a little better and above all we will go out knowing how to cut and make the most of a piece of ham.

Course Details

  • Duration: 8 hours (1 day)
  • Participants: Minimum 1 and maximum 5
  • Target: Ham Lovers, the level of the course is determined by the degree of knowledge of the assistant.
  • Goal: Teach the different types of hams existing in the market, how to choose a good piece and how to cut it.
  • Includes: 1 cereal feed iberian ham Julián Becerro by person, insurance of civil responsibility, entrance to the museum “Espacio del Jamón”, diploma accrediting of attendance to the course, embroidered apron and the vacuum packing of the ham that has sliced.
  • Program: Basic tools for cutting ham, varieties and types of ham before a choice, cleaning and profiling of the piece, the first cuts, the straightness in the cut, the thickness and adequate size of the slice and the perfect slice.

During the course audiovisuals will be screened: «Aprende a cortar jamón con Virgilio Sánchez», «Platos de presentación» and «Presentar un plato artístico de jamón de tirón”

  • Price per person: € 300 (in groups of 3 to 5 people)
  • Groups of less than 3 people or individual «master class» have a supplement of € 50 per person.
    • If you want to provide the ham for the course, we discount €100 of the final price.
  • If you want, you can change the ham for a higher quality. Ask por aditional information.
  • Dates:

You can ask for additional dates, please consult.


General conditions

  • Our courses and workshops are impart by the renowned master cutter Virgilio Sánchez.

  • It does not include what is not described in the «Includes» section. If the participant have not a tool to carry out a course or workshop, please indicate it at the time of making the reservation in order to manage a loan of professional material and cutlery.

  • Reservations are considered confirmed, once the payment for the activity has been received. The company reserves the right to cancel an activity if the group is not reached at least 48 hours before the performance of the same or if it cancels a number equal to or greater than 25% of those attending it. In case of cancellation by the organizing company, the registration fee will be refunded or alternative dates will be provided to carry out the activity.

  • In case of cancellation by the attendees without just cause, a penalty of 25% of the activity will be charged, if said cancellation occurs less than 48 hours prior to the completion of the same.

  • If you need accommodation in La Alberca, consult to our staff, we can guide you.