Huffpost Taste

Talking Meat During Whole Foods' Best Butcher Contest At Meatopia 2012 (VIDEO)

Posted: Updated:

For butcher Jon Kalabolas, his passion for his craft started with knife collecting. It led him to the finals of the Best Butcher contest at Meatopia 2012, sponsored by Whole Foods.

In the video above, Kalabolas -- who hails from Lafayette, CA -- talks about his ten-year career as a butcher, why he loves it and why he doesn't mind the days he comes home smelling terrible. While he lists his favorite cut of meat as a ribeye steak, he's sure to point out in the video that you don't have to have a perfect, tender, expensive cut of meat to have a great meal.

Want more meat? Check out our overall review of Meatopia 2012.

Close
Meatopia 2012
of
Share
Tweet
Advertisement
Share this
close
Current Slide

Want to read more from HuffPost Taste? Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest and Tumblr.

Around the Web

2012 Best Butcher Contest - Whole Foods Market Newsroom

Best Butcher Contest to determine top chopper at - Whole Foods ...

Whole Foods Butcher Contest - Meatopia and the Butcher Mystique ...

Armand "The Arm" Ferrante crowned Best Butcher in the U.S.