Jake's Handcrafted
Brooklyn, NY
Globally Inspired Sausages
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3 x 1 lb Packs (12 Sausages)
4 x 1 lb Packs (16 Sausages)
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Introduction

Five years ago Jake Klein was hired to consult on a German sausage concept in Brooklyn and quickly developed a personal connection to the project. He took a majority ownership stake and rebranded the concept as Jake’s Handcrafted to better reflect his food and culinary philosophy. While his bratwurst is a classic favorite, his other sausages are decidedly unconventional. Jake’s culinary approach to sausage making is a marriage between traditionalism and creativity. He always starts with whole proteins from humanely-raised animals, sourcing them locally whenever possible, as well as from the same purveyors that supply New York’s top restaurants. From there, he builds each sausage from scratch by mixing and matching inventive ingredients and stuffing them into casings. Many of the meat options are smoked in the restaurant’s backyard for added depth of flavor.

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About The Food

Owner Jake Klein is a seasoned chef with 20 years experience in Europe, Asia and the U.S. That culinary experience led to the “true to the original” flavors you’ll find in all his sausages. He uses all whole muscle meats from humanely raised animals, snappy casings, and real wood smoke (12 hours over Applewood and Charcoal) to create sausages inspired by global and regional favorite dishes. The texture in addition to the flavor of these sausages is like nothing you’ve had before. They are juicy, with a classic snap, and a riot of well-integrated flavors that take your mouth on a trip around the world. Top sellers include the “Cubano” (a Cuban sandwich in a sausage), Tokyo Chicken, and seasonal favorite Chicken Satay. Even the condiments are elevated a few notches, like Jake’s Banana Mustard, and their Peanut Sauce—not they usual stateside version made with peanut butter, coconut milk and curry—Jake makes his with house-made sambal, caramelized onions and roasted peanuts.

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Meet The Owner

Before launching Jake’s Handcrafted, Jake Klein, a 20-year hospitality vet worked in top restaurant kitchens including Drew Nieporent’s Myriad. Jake earned 4-stars from the South China Morning Post as chef of Miami Spice, in Hong Kong., and also earned 4-stars from the Straits Times in Singapore while at Wood, Asia’s first all wood-burning restaurant. The critic proclaimed Jake’s satays as the best he ever had. Back in the States, Jake opened his first restaurant called Jada in Miami and earned an Exceptional rating from the Miami Herald.

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Low Flat-Rate Shipping for Jake's Handcrafted

At FoodyDirect we are doing everything we can to drive down shipping costs for our customers, including offering Low Flat-Rate Shipping.


$ 9.95 Flat-Rate Shipping - If your shipping address is reachable from Jakes Handcrafted via UPS Ground service within 2 days, you will be presented with the incredibly low shipping rate of $ 9.95 upon checkout.
$ 24.95 Flat-Rate Shipping - If your shipping address is beyond 2-day ground reach, you will be presented with a flat rate of just $ 24.95 for 2nd-Day Air upon checkout.


*Please note that the flat rates above will be applied per shipping box. Each collection of sausages from Jakes's Handcrafted requires its own shipping box. You will be presented with the actual shipping rate before finalizing your purchase.

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Next Day Air service and Saturday delivery may be available for an additional charge.
Service to Alaska and Hawaii is available for +$20 (sorry). Service outside the U.S. currently not available.


Orders are shipped Tuesdays & Wednesdays, except holidays. Orders placed by 4:00 PM (ET) Monday can be shipped on Tuesday; Orders placed by 4:00 PM (ET) Tuesday can be shipped on Wednesday. The max allowable transit time is 2 days. Perishable items cannot be shipped over a weekend and cannot be delivered on Sunday or Monday.


Weather and unforeseen circumstances can delay your shipment. We strongly recommend that you schedule your order to arrive at least 1 business day before your desired usage date to allow for any delays.


Shipping Options

The following shipping options are available depending upon the delivery date selected and reflect the max allowable transit time of 2 days for products from Jake's Handcrafted:


Ground Shipping (1-2 Days) - If a customer’s shipping address is reachable via UPS Ground service within 2 days (Orange zone), they will be presented with a $9.95 Flat-Rate Shipping upon checkout. Orders will be delivered via UPS Ground service on or before the selected arrival date, between 9:00 AM and 8:00 PM to residences, and between 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM to businesses.


2nd Day Air - If the shipping address is not reachable within 2 days via UPS Ground service (Gray zone), the customer will be presented with $24.95 Flat-Rate Shipping upon checkout. The order will be shipped via UPS 2nd Day Air and will be delivered on or before the end of the second business day following shipment (unless upgrading to Saturday delivery). Delivery time can vary based on area, but can be as late as 8:00 p.m. to residences and 5:00 p.m. to businesses.


UPS Next Day Air Saver - Your package will be delivered by the end of the next business day after it has been shipped. Delivery time can vary based on area, but can be as late as 8:00 p.m. to residences and 5:00 p.m. to businesses. The flat-rate for UPS Next Day Air Saver is $34.95.


UPS Next Day Air - Your package will be delivered the next morning after it has shipped, by 12 noon to most addresses. The flat-rate for UPS Next Day Air is $39.95.


Saturday Delivery - Saturday delivery is available to most addresses for UPS 2-Day for an additional charge of $20 per package (total of $44.95). Deliveries are made between 9:00 AM and 8:00 PM, depending upon delivery address. Saturday delivery is not available for UPS Ground shipments.


Once your order has shipped, you will receive a ship notification email with a tracking number for each package in your order. When your order has been delivered, you will also receive a delivery notification email.


For complete shipping details we encourage you to visit our General Shipping and Packaging Information page.

Packaging

All food from Jake's Handcrafted is shipped in extra thick recyclable foam containers with sufficient coolant to assure it arrives in excellent condition within the max allowable transit time of 2 days.

All orders are shipped signature release. This means UPS will leave the package at the doorstep, front desk or gate associated with the shipping address without requiring a signature upon delivery. It is the customer's responsibility to ensure that the contents of the package are stored in a freezer or refrigerator promptly after delivery. FoodyDirect cannot be responsible for orders with incomplete or invalid addresses, or that are sent to recipients who are not available to store the contents of the order on the day of arrival. Fedex cannot deliver to a P.O. box.

Prep & Care

STORE - Refrigerate your sausages and enjoy within 3 to 4 days, or freeze in original packaging for up to 90 days.

COOK

Charcoal Grill – Light your coal and allow them to burn down until glowing. Set your grill for direct grilling. You should be able to hold your hand over the grill for 4 to 5 seconds. Grill your sausages until golden brown, about 3 to 4 minutes per side.

Gas Grill – Light your grill and set it to medium and allow it to pre-heat for about 10 minutes or until you can hold your hand over the grate for 3 to 4 seconds. Grill your sausages until golden brown, about 3 to 4 minutes per side.

Stovetop - Over medium/medium high heat, heat 2 Tbsp of vegetable oil in a heavy bottomed cast iron or sauté pan. Once the oil is hot place your sausages in the pan. Cook the sausages on one side for 3 or 4 minutes or until nicely browned, flip the sausage and cook for an additional 3 or 4 minutes. Once the other side is brown serve immediately or, hold for up to 45 minutes in a pre-heated oven on the lowest setting.

Oven - Pre-heat your oven to 450°. Place your sausages on a wire rack placed inside or directly on a baking sheet. Place your baking sheet two racks away from heating element. Cook the sausages until they are brown and crispy, flip and repeat. Approximately 5 minutes per side.