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Canada Names its Team for the World Butcher’s Challenge

Team Canada photo (left to right): Corey Meyer, Brent Herrington, Elyse Chatterton, Peter Baarda, Taryn Lee Barker, Damian Goriup, Aaron McLaughlin, Dave Vander Velde

Part of this meat-loving movement is the revival of the lost art of butchering, and, for the first time ever, Canada will be entering a team into the World Butchers’ Challenge — a three hour and fifteen-minute trial where competing teams are given a side of beef, side of pork, whole lamb and five chickens which they must then “transform into a themed display of value-added products.” Independent judges score each team based on technique and skill, workmanship, product innovation, overall finish, and presentation