Tia Harrison is co-founder of The Butcher’s Guild, executive chef and co-owner of Sociale, a northern Italian-inspired San Francisco restaurant, and co-owner of Avedano’s Holly Park Market, a neighborhood butcher shop that focuses on whole animal butchery. Since 2003 Tia has been Executive Chef at Sociale working to expand her expertise as a food professional in San Francisco. In 2007 Tia Harrison opened Avedano’s, the first women-owned-and-run butcher shop in the US with the inspiration of reviving the dying art of butchering by hand and supporting small farms as well as sustainable food systems.
Tia Harrison developed a consumer butchery class that she teaches monthly at Avedano’s. Avedano’s Holly Park Market and its owners are leaders in the butcher’s revolution whose focus is the support and education of the art of butchering, consumers, local farmers, community as well as whole animal events, and things that are meaty and delicious.