2019 BEST BEEF BUTCHER CONTEST


THANK YOU TO OUR 2019 CONTESTANTS!

The 2019 Best BEEF Butcher Contest took place on Thursday, May 9, 2019 from 12:00 pm. 

until 3:00 pm. at the Penn State Meats Lab.  Feel free to check out our contest video to see what all went on during the contest!  We'd also encourage you to read the
event press release!

Official contest rules

CONTEST PREPARATION RESOURCES

Ranch Steak

Flat Iron

Petite Tender

Shoulder Clod Cutting Guide (Accessible through this searchable library of cutting guides to download as a PDF)

Shoulder Clod Cutting Videos (Accessible through this searchable library of cutting guide videos)


Sponsor of the contestant sharpening steels and cut-resistant cutting gloves.

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Sponsor of the showcased digital counter scale to weigh products for yield test.  

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Sponsor of the contestant frocks and 6-inch boning knives.

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Sponsor of the beef lunch prior to the contest.

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Sponsor of the beef lunch prior to the contest.



Sponsor of the contest.

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Contest Beef Donor

The beef product used in the butcher contest has been generously donated by JBS.

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