Cati Gómez



” Be happy learning what I teach and transmitting what I feel ” ©

Cati Gómez, Cortadora Profesional.

As a businesswoman, independent advisor, Cortadora de Jamón and Maestra Cortadora I bring people and company together in a tasteful way.

The love for Spanish ham , and in particular Ibéricoham, has been in my blood since childhood.

As a Spanish girl I grew up with Ibérico, in Huelva, in Andalucía, and on my grandparents' farm I learned a lot about it.

After the Netherlands called love me, I noticed that the knowledge about Spanish Ham in the Netherlands was not great. I then set myself the goal of passing on my knowledge and love for Spanish Ham - and in particular the Ibérico Ham - in the Netherlands.

Since 2013 I have an extensive knowledge of Spanish ham, including those of Cortadora Profesional de Jamón, as a result, the achievement of the title Maestra Cortadora, Master Carver.

Who can go to Cati Gómez?

Both business customers and individuals.

Are you an importer, supplier or producer of Spanish Ham? (Ibérico, Jamón DOP Teruel, Trevélez, Serrano)
I know both cultures, languages and mentalities and am able to bring people together with The Spanish Ham as a connecting factor.
I like to think along, translation wishes and conditions for my customers.
I am independent and not bound to producers or suppliers.

This freedom of choice is essential to me.

■ Organises a trade show for your company, event or business meeting? I provide a meeting place and interaction with the taste experience of Spanish Ibéricoham. This can also be done in combination with wines or sherry selected by me.

■ Are you a catering school or catering company and would you like to teach students or staff the theory and practice about the production and processing of Spanish Ham? Then The Ham Academy is a suitable choice.

Corona Prevention

More information about corona prevention can be found here!

In recent months, cati Gómez's work has been virtually halted.

Taking into account the necessary security measures and after adjustments to the logistics of the Ham activities (Ham experience, Ham cutting course, workshops, ham tastings, Ham cutting on location) am now operational again.

Of course, we keep our distance, but as a 'çontact profession' we may, if necessary, serve Ham with the necessary hygiene rules.

I'd like to pay attention to the health check below, with the friendly request that, prior to any activity of Cati Gómez, by taking and answering truthfully.

Who is Cati Gómez.

Spanish ham evokes memories that make me happy. I like to share this happy experience from my childhood with others.

As a businesswoman, independent advisor, Cortadora de Jamón and Maestra Cortadora I bring people and company together in a tasteful way. In addition, I have The Ham Academy and The Ham & Wine Experience founded.

Hola, I'm Cati Gómez. I am Spanish and have lived since 2001 in Netherlands.

By now, I have love and respect for two countries, two flags and two cultures. I am grateful for this beautiful country Netherlands, where I feel at home, were I fee happy and have the posibility to work and to continue developing..

Training and Knowledge

CATI Gómez is an independent Professional in Spain trained Cutter. In addition to professional hamsnijden she presentations on behalf of producers and suppliers and shall inform Ibéricoham about her knowledge on to businesses and consumers.


My first training I have followed in 2013 to the International School of Ham cutters to Jaen, where I'm training Cortadora profesional de Jamón successfully completed have.


With the completion of the strategy components and events I titled Maestra Cortadora achieved, which stands for Master cutter.

Then I made als a Cortadora profesional several specialization courses:

  • Course ham at a plate serving with master Virgilio Sánchez.
  • Master classes and courses with Maestro Juan A. Pérez.
  • Basic course wine SDEN 2 + diploma at The Wine Institute.
  • Course and diploma social hygiene (Hospitality Education Foundation)
  • Training days in Aracena (Huelva) theory and practice with the Association of Professionals of Huelva. Theory taught by D. Francisco Rivero Aparicio, veterinarians go from the Iberian standard.
  • Course in Chiclana (4 days) organized by AGACUJ.
  • Masterclasses met the following Maestros Cortadores: Pedro J. Pérez Casco, Pablo Montiel, Jose Angel Muñoz, Fran Robles.



AGACUJ AGACUJ is a nun- profit organisation composed of professionals from the Ham sector in Spain and from the Netherlands Cati Gómez represented this organisation at international level.
Purpose: Protect and promote the Ham as cultural property. AGACUJ provide information and advice and work with official agencies to help prevent fraud.

  • I've been a member since Sept. 2016.
  • In February 2017 I was elected director of the Department of International Relations.
  • In the year 2019 I was co-organiser and presenter of the I Congress of the Ham AGACUJ in Mérida, Badajoz.

ANCJ (National Association of Hamsnijders)

As a member of ANCJ you have extensive knowledge about the product as hamsnijder the cutting techniques.

  • Member since 2016.


AOCJ (Association of Hamcarvers from Huelva)

  • Member since 2015.

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