Prime Meats • Catering • Imported Delicacies

 Gourmet Deli • Fresh Fish & Seafood • Fresh Produce

Hours Monday-Saturday 9a-6p, OPEN SUNDAYS NOW 10a-3p


Welcome to The Chop Shop. We are proud to be in West Bradenton which is located in Manatee County on the West Coast of Florida since 1971.  We carry only the finest quality meats and gourmet food items, international specialties as well as everyday groceries. We pride ourselves on the fact that our extraordinary value and quality typically will turn a first time customer into a customer for life. All of our fresh meats are all natural, raised with no hormones or preservatives. Our beef is Iowa, grain fed and aged beef. Our pork is Iowa, corn fed pork and our veal is milk fed veal of the finest nature. We carry fresh seafood, local produce and the finest selections of wine to compliment your meal. If you don't see your favorite item we can likely order it for you. We also have fresh daily hot items to go...Your family will think you cooked a delicious family meal in minutes. Shop where the professional chefs shop, at The Chop Shop...where your satisfaction is always guaranteed!

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Professional Chefs Corner



Chef Joe Evans:  
     He is currently a Personal Chef to numerous families throughout the Sarasota-Bradenton area. Joe caters all occasion parties from 2 to 200.  He has conducted cooking classes and was a Demonstration Chef for Bealls department stores throughout the state of Florida.  He has competed in numerous food events and promotions winning many awards.  Recently Joe competed in the Bay News Nine “Hottest Outdoor Chef of the Year” for the Tampa Bay region and was chosen #1.  You may have seen Joe on TV as host of his Tampa Bay Gourmet food show which was very popular in the Tampa Bay area, he has appeared on many TV and radio shows both here and in Europe and has served as the Celebrity Chef on numerous Carnival Cruse Line vacations, local fund raising events and many charitable affairs.  Joe’s  cookbook “Chef Joe’s Most Requested Recipes” is a beautifully pictured book, boasting many diverse, affordable, easy to make, and delicious recipes.  When not cooking for a formal function, Chef Joe Evans can be found “Still Cooking” for friends and family.