How Master Butcher John Ratliff Is Making New York’s Best Salami - Prime Time

Published on Mar 26, 2018
Ends Meat, in Industry City Brooklyn, is the home to some of NY's best whole animal charcuterie. Join hosts Brent Young and Ben Turley, owners of The Meat Hook, for a masterclass in salami making with John Ratliff and a conversation about the state of affairs in meat production.
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  • We really hope you love the behind the scenes look at the world of meat processing and all the crazy characters involved. Our own master butchers, Ben and Brent of The Meat Hook, are going to heading back to their shop to do some of their own meat-based experimentation. Is there anything you'd like to see them try and make?

    • ohn Ratliff looks EXACTLY like mma fighter Travis (Rhoda Rousey's husband) Browne..... lol.....

    • Eater very interesting 👍

    • R

  • intimate look at 8:15

  • shout out to travis brown

  • who have key to that Refrigerator ? !

  • dude this guy is so humble.

  • The dude in the purple shirt looks like Waluigi.

  • These guys should do more videos!

  • Legit thought that was Keemstar in the thumbnail.

  • I can hear the vegans crying and it's glorious !

  • sorry did he just say he's using staph infection?

  • No one gets into agriculture to make money Conagra Monsanto

  • great chef.. but shave that beard.. you look like sheppard with cholera.. or affiliated as a muslim..

  • Nice, this chef is repping New Mex. Hat's off you you my good sir

  • new mexico chili, just like they have been using in italy for over 2000 years.

  • i respect his whole animal attitude so much. takes gutts to say no to greed/capitalism. Love this. Truly a hero to me

  • Brilliant thumbnail.

  • 40f 40c?

  • Can’t stand the two hosts of this program. Time to find two new guys

  • "no it's not, it's infuriating"

  • It’s salame, not salami!

  • Brent and Ben are such fantastic hosts. I watch these things over and over mostly because they're so much fun, but it also helps that I end up learning a lot in the process. Oh, and meat is nice.

  • @3:34 did he say "staphylococcus"?!

  • its travis brown!!

  • This new show is absolutely beautiful and the guys really know their stuff. Being that these gentlemen are professional butchers , l would love to see a video where they cook all the different cuts of steak and explain , which ones are better rare and which ones are better medium rare and which ones are better cooked a bit more. It would be most helpful to home Cooks like myself who make steak on a weekly basis

  • This big-bad Jackson right here (While his face looks like he's about to devour it)? Yes siiiir.

  • This guy is so down to earth. I love it!

  • very nice, non halal..guess your customers like what you serve...good quality

  • Did anyone else catch that they were using staphylococcus in the salami @ 3:34? I.e staph!

  • Loved it, you really demostrated what it takes to produce an exceptional product, great video. Im from the Mid South, because of the development of the Mid Atlantic, hog farms are really being hammered due to folks moving to really rural areas where these industries exist. I suspect, because of the many nusicance law suits and additional regulations these products will continue to increase in price. Thanks for your passion and desire to show folks what can be achieved outside of typical bacon, pork chops and steaks.

  • This guy John, it seems like he really knows what he is doing, man I miss salami piccante or "salame picante" as they call it in Argentina, I lived there for two years and that's what I miss the most, salame, it's a shame that we don't have that in Mexico, thank you guys for this episode, I loved it

  • Il salame e' buono

  • The owner looks like a hipster Justin Timberlake

  • Your passion for quality shows in your products!

  • You can obviously tell the guy likes what he does but at the same time he probably has a lot on his shoulders. Seems a bit like he wants more customers.

  • 09:03 wtf do you think you are

    • i can ,,,because I am an expert in Italian meat products

  • 381 vegans disliked this video.

  • nice

  • That dude has a horrible hairline

  • The end is perfect lol stuffing your meat into another man's mouth haha. Love the content you guys do amazing work

  • Just go bald

  • ihr nuttensöhne grüße aus deutschland

  • Goobers.

  • I bet you two eat each others salami regularly, Am I right?

  • You can get Coppa almost in every neighborhood here in Italy. I love it as snack during happy hour with a prosecco or a martini.

  • What a cool guy!

  • It’s Mario and Luigi

  • I want his salami

  • Prosciutto scenario.

  • This is dude deserves to go far. He really knows his stuff and is actually telling you important information and not just babbling nonsense to look smart. Genuine dude and hope I get to stop by if I’m NYC

  • No man should EVER FEED another man.

  • this dude is so honest and knowledgeable! dang

  • A lot of butcher have bright red cheeks is that because they eat way too much meat ?

  • does he wear arm hair covers?

  • This is what US-tv is all about; Content created to share knowledge, passion, culture. A great change to the usual "look at my, i am an "influencer" and i make a lot of money which i spend stupidly!"

  • Somehow, I trust my Salami with this beard guy. Yeah, he's my kind of guy.

  • Biff Tannon loves some charcuterie

  • I love this nature channel

  • kind man. the owner of this shop.

  • John Ratliff looks EXACTLY like mma fighter Travis (Rhoda Rousey's husband) Browne..... lol.....

  • Great video guys its a inspiration to me what you are doing

  • I wish I could flag this video to be viewed by all radical vegans o.0

  • 3:00 Hidden message regarding men's true thoughts. The struggle is real.

  • These guys clearly love any type of sausage 😱

  • burger king whoper

  • I may move to NY just to eat this salami. The maker is SO passionate i love it.

  • This is a channel dedicated exclusively to food, get the name right: it is called SALAME not SALAMI. I mean you wouldn't like it if we mangled the name of your foods

  • Didn't know Travis Browne is a butcher now.

  • SOYBOYS

  • This guy's personality is is awsome it isn't fazed by the cameras.

  • Staphylococcus, wtf?! Ok ok, but which one....?

  • it's such a shame to have horrible hosts when you have a great production

  • They are really ugly

  • No the best salami any Ratliff has is not hanging in a smoker.

  • Getting hungry, looks delicious.

  • Probably the best culinary show on US-tv at this time. Props to you guys, keep it up!

  • I love food, I love foodie stuff...but this just SCREAMS BK hipster to me so much its hard to take serious. Im sorry.

  • Is this DoItWithDan s artistic twin who moved to the big city to make food

  • Serious douche baggery at play here. I LOVE charcuterie, but these guys are total jerkoffs.

  • This has be the first butcher with a beard..

  • Kick butt. Best kind of shop, best kind of people. Props

  • a lot of thee chefs (butchers) that really know their stuff seem to have super intense personalities

  • So I'm a bit of a beginner when it comes to meat production, but at the same time I'm a medical student and I think I just heard him say that they use Staphylococcus in the process... Which staphylococcus do they use... This is really bothering me, somebody please help because now I'm just imagining them adding Staph aureus into the mix.

    • Eater thanks for the reply

    • We're fairly certain it's one of the biological bacterias used to convert nitrite from nitrate in cured meats. Thanks for watching!

  • Why would you remove the casing? That's like the best part, full of flavour!

  • I love hearing people who are passionate about what they do talk about their job. Makes me wanna do it.

  • Dude wtf he looks likes Travis Browne

  • That man is a genius and he loves what he does. Best combination in the world!

  • why is it too expensive to make prosciutto?

  • Why doesn't this guy make coppa? oh wait, "why would i make only the neck/shoulder cut? it's an $850 animal" - that isn't justification, you can cure the other parts too. just sell the coppa a little bit higher than the cheaper/worse cuts and start getting creative. "my customers ask for coppa all the time but I think that's boring to make so i just serve them the whole hog. literally"

  • I remember when skirt steak was considered a low quality cut of meat. Growing up, that was the only meat we could afford that wasn't ground from several different cuts of beef. Now, skirt steak is the "hipsters" favorite cut of meat and the value has significantly gone up.

  • fucking hipsters

  • As an Austrian it's nice to see that other countries also have the passion for meat as we have.

  • I didn't know that Justin Timberlake had a second job.

  • Eater if you keep making me this hungry Im going to Eat you.

  • 1:45 "John Ratliff Is Making New York’s Best Salami" "We don't make salami" - John Ratliff

    • frankslayer77 Hurricanes 🌪, because of us. Eating meat. Dropping down the rainforest, killing our planet and hurricanes, drought, people starving. Heart-attack, cancer, High blood pressure.... meat and chicken and fish, is the problem. Science rules, again and again and again, but people are not listening 🙈. But the 🌍 is dying, because of us. The animals they never did nothing wrong. They’re innocent. They get murdered by man, coward, pure coward. A lion or a bear okay(no gun), but chicken 🐣, baby males get killed at birth 🐮, with a gun 🔫, Little pigs 🐽, get teeth get away, without anaesthetic, balls ripped off, with out any anaesthetic. And you get the pay someone else to do it. I didn’t know, now that I’m a vegan, hint hint. Change as a person. Vegans get 4% cancer or less. Meat eaters get cancer 50% !!!!!! What you eat is what you get. Innocent animals. Go vegan, please !!! Hypocritical 😔. Hitler and Stalin did the same, Mass killing, holocaust big-time. 💀🐮🐷🐣🤥. So easy to be vegan. 🦍✅💪😬😬😬. No cancer. Korma... ‘Beyond Burger vs Impossible Burger: The Verdict’ PLANT BASED NEWS. Please read this. US-tv it. 😊👍 ‘What You Eat Matters - 2018 Documentary H.O.P.E.’ PLANT BASED NEWS. Please, please read, 🌍 US-tv it... (👍Dr. John McDougall, Dr. Neal Barnard, Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn, Dr. Michael Klaper, Dr. T. Colin Campall PhD, Dr. Ellsworth Wareham, Dr. Michael Gregor, Dr. Sofia Pineda Ochoa, Dr. Joel Fuhrman, Dr. John Kelly, Dr. Brenda Davis...👍)

    • But that was the host saying "We don't make salami". John Ratliff owner of the shop that's showing the host how he makes salami.

  • this guy is passionate and humble, wish gtreat succes to him

  • Omg that's Conor from UFC.

  • im from new mexico. i love red chile. give me that.

  • Wait so salamis raw?

  • People passionate about food are awesome

  • this dude's knowledge of what he's doing is off he charts.....