Poultry 201 is an in-depth workshop that covers all aspects of marination and batter and breading poultry201systems for poultry products. Topics will include meat chemistry, functional ingredients used, marination methods, cooking methods and equipment use/maintenance.  More information is posted online


Date & Location

October 17-19
Des Moines, IA 

Daily Schedule
Day 1: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Day 2: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Day 3: 8:00am -12:00pm


Registration for POULTRY 201 is $850. this includes all course supplies, lunches and hosted dinners each night for the group.

Click here to register today! Class is capped at 30 attendees.


Hampton Inn and Suites Des Moines Downtown,
120 SW Water St, Des Moines, IA 50309

Holiday Inn and Suites Des Moines Downtown,
333 SW 11th St, Des Moines, IA 50309

Stay Bridge Suites  Des Moines Downtown
01 E Locust St, Des Moines, IA 50309

These are the hotels that are close to Marel. The address for Marel is 401 SW 7th St, Des Moines, IA 50309

Program Schedule

Day 1:

Classroom Sessions:
Welcome and Introductions
Poultry Further Processing Industry
Protein Functionality/ Quality
Ingredients: Water, Salt, Phosphates, Natural Ingredients, Starches, etc.

Laboratory Sessions:
Ingredient Demo

Day 2:

Classroom Sessions:
Batter and Breading/Coatings
Spices and Flavorings
Equipment: Portioning, Coating, Sausage

Laboratory Sessions:
Portioning Demonstration
Batter and Breading Lab
Multi-drum breader

Day 3:

Classroom Sessions:
Antimicrobials as ingredients
Heating Technology
Food Safety

Final detailed agenda will be provided at the workshop.

Cancellation Policy:

To be eligible for a refund of event registration fees, requests must be received in writing.  Registrants who cancel POULTRY 201 reservations prior to two weeks before the conference will have their registration fees refunded less a $75 cancellation fee.  Cancellations after the two-week point will not be refunded.