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Jerky Joint, The Meating Spot, Located in the Frankenmuth River Place Shops in Frankenmuth, Michigan

Jerky Joint is "The Meating Spot". Featuring specialty jerky, exotic meats, pickled foods, seasonings, rubs, and sauces. With over 300 types of jerky, there is something for everyone.

Meat the team of Jerky Joint, The Meating Spot, Located in the Frankenmuth River Place Shops in Frankenmuth, Michigan


Hello, I'm Allen

I always find it interesting talking to customers about the different kinds of jerky’s and product we carry. My favorite time is when the new items come in, particularly the grilling products. I look forward to providing the best Jerky joint experience. A few of my favorite jerky flavors are Papa Dan's Whiskey BBQ Beef & Smokehouse Garlic Pepper Beef Brisket

I enjoy to cook, especially smoking & grilling meats, spending time with my fiance and her daughters.

Hello, I'm Shelley

When I'm not meeting new people from all over the world here at Jerky Joint a few of my favorite hobbies to relax are gardening, cooking, fishing, art, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.

I love my time spent at Jerky Joint because it reminds me of an old time General Store, quaint and welcoming! I love sampling new arrivals, just a few of my favorites are Smoked Buffalo Jerky and Honey Pepper Bacon Hunter Sticks


Hello, I'm Shelley

I have so much fun here at Jerky Joint it's always exciting to try all the new flavors we receive. A few of my favorites are the Cherry Maple Beef Jerky and Salami Whips

In my free time you can often find me at the library looking for a new book to read. Reading is one of my favorite past times. I enjoy attending many of the festivals here in Frankenmuth and riding the Bavarian Belle Riverboat. 

Hello, I'm Carolynn

It is so much fun meeting all the lovely new people that come to Jerky Joint and visit with me. I love hearing what everyone's favorite jerky flavor is, and of course introducing them to my favorite, Cherry Maple!

When I'm not attending college, for my PhD in psychology, or hanging out with my friends and family, I enjoy dancing, Netflix, quilting, and all kinds of arts and crafts.