SALUMI 101: Merging the Art and Science of Dry Cured Meats

SALUMI 101 is a three-day, hands-on educational opportunity to learn about the production of safe and high quality artisan-style meats. Participants will have the chance to interact with industry and university professionals that specialize in this area of meat science. The class will be receiving instruction on and get involved with the crafting of various artisan products.

SALUMI 101 is sponsored by AMSA and supported by the University of Wisconsin-Madison, North Carolina State University, California State University-Fresno, and Pennsylvania State University.

Who should attend SALUMI 101?

Anyone with a passion for learning more about the art and science of crafting high quality artisan meat products will benefit from attending SALUMI 101.

Date & Location:

April 2-4, 2024 - North Carolina State University

Daily Schedule
Day 1: 8:00am - 5:00pm- North Carolina State University Meat Lab
Day 2: 8:00am - 5:00pm - North Carolina State University Meat Lab and Group dinner starting at 6:30 pm
Day 3: 9:00am -1:00pm - will be at North Carolina Central University in Durham, NC

400 Dan Allen Dr. (Schaub Hall)
NC State University
Raleigh, NC 27695

Parking will be at the parking deck (West deck) near the building. 

Registration: ‚Äč

Click here to register today!

‚ÄčRegistration for AMSA, AAMP, NAMI, SEMA, and SMA members is $950. Non-member registration is $1150.  For AAMP, NAMI, SEMA, and SMA members please contact Deidrea Mabry,, to receive the member discounted price. Registration is capped at 30 participants.

AMSA member - $950
Non-member - $1150 


There is no set room block for the 2024 SALUMI 101. The hotels listed below are suggested as they are close to the North Carolina State University. Attendees are responsible for their own transportation to and from the North Carolina State University campus.

The State View Hotel, Autograph Collection
2451 Alumni Drive, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA, 27606
Luxury Hotels in Raleigh, NC | The StateView Hotel, Autograph Collection (

Aloft Raleigh

2100 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA, 27607
Hotel next to NC State University | Aloft Raleigh (


• Meat Science Review
• Pork Carcass Fabrication
• Ingredient Usage
• Food Safety and HACCP
• Regulations for Dry Cured Meats
• Thermal and Non-Thermally Processed Salumi
• Dry Curing Whole Muscle Products
• Equipment Considerations
• Hands-on Demonstrations
• Meat Plant Tours

Cancellation Policy:

To be eligible for a refund of event registration fees, requests must be received in writing.  Registrants who cancel SALUMI 101 reservations prior to three weeks before the conference will have their registration fees refunded less a $75 cancellation fee.  Cancellations after the three week point will not be refunded.