Jared Yost

Major: Culinary Food Science
Company/Organization: Iowa State University Meats Laboratory
Destination: Ames/Iowa
Timeframe: Summer
Advisor/Coordinator Email: ebeirman@iastate.edu


Helping harvest animals brought to the laboratory, Helping butcher the harvested animals, Making various meat products (hams, sausages, jerky, sticks) and Operating and maintaining industrial grinders, mixers, injectors and stuffers.


My greatest accomplishment would be helping make 50 products for the Processed Meat and Sausage Summer Short course.

What advice would you give?

I would recommend that students who are going into the food industry gain experience in all areas of the industry and not just the field they are most interested in.

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