Butcher Olympics: World Butchers Challenge download with Tia Holmes
The World Butchers Challenge is an international competition that pits teams against one another at the highest level of butchery skills. We talk to Butcher’s Guild co-founder Tia Holmes about how they formed the first United States team, how you can get involved, what it was like competing in Ireland in the 2018 competition and how they got the WBC to come to the California for the 2021 games.
After we talk to Tia Holmes, we will deep dive with one of Team USA’s biggest sponsors, Martini Equipment, about their part of the industry- the machines that smoke, chop, age and slice!
Tia Holmes is co-founder of the Butcher’s Guild, author of Butchering For Dummies, the Captain of Team USA in the World Butcher’s Competition, a chef and business coach.
Michael Tesser is the sales director for Martini Equipment, Commercial foodservice equipment specializing in Italian designed systems for the food industry. Because thousands of years of experience and technological advancement can’t be wrong. https://martiniequip.com/ firstname.lastname@example.org
~ More About No Ounce Wasted ~
Profit margin perils, mental health crises, employee challenges. Being a butcher is so much more than cutting meat. No Ounce Wasted is a safe space for butchers to share their successes and woes, so that we can all learn and grow together.
Join host Bryan Mayer, butcher, educator and Team USA World Butcher Competition member, as he has honest conversations about staying sharp in the meat business.
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