February 14, 2017 – The Monterey Peninsula will soon have its own modern, artisanal butcher shop.
Partners Jason Balestrieri and Kevin Hincks—who met when they were both chefs at Cantinetta Luca in Carmel—are aiming to open a full-service, whole-animal butcher and housemade charcuterie emporium called the Meatery in June or July.
“We’re going for the classic butcher feel and we want it to be more customer oriented than anything else around here,” Hincks says. “One of us will always be here to greet the customers.”
The partners are completely renovating the space the business will occupy at 1534 Fremont Ave. near Broadway in Seaside.
Aside from the attentive service, the other classic touches the partners have planned for the massive, 2,200 foot space include pressed tin ceilings.
The Meatery will also be … Read More