Tue to Sat 9AM – 6PM
Sun 11AM – 4PM
Mon 11AM – 4PM

2032 Oak Bay Ave Victoria, BC V8R 1V4

Website: http://www.thewholebeast.ca/

Whole Beast LogoThe Whole Beast is a retail and wholesale meat curing operation offering products without unnecessary additives, preservatives or fillers while utilizing ethically raised hormone and antibiotic free meats locally sourced when possible. We produce a wide variety of cured meat products made on premises using traditional methods and whole animals when possible. We currently have over 50 products in rotation including 9 varieties of salami, chorizo, bacon, prosciutto, coppa, pepperoni, pastrami and liverwurst.

Owner Cory Pelan has over 17 years in the food industry cooking in many of the best kitchens in Victoria and the lower mainland. It is his passion for traditional curing methods and flavor combinations that is the corner stone of the business and has fueled its success to date. He is also an outspoken champion of the sustainable food movement with many connections to food security initiatives on Vancouver Island and the lower mainland. Past president, treasurer and current board member of The Island Chefs Collaborative, former board member for Slow Food Vancouver Island, and stewardship team member representing Vancouver Island for Farm Folk City Folk.