world butchers' challenge


The Greatest Butchery Event on Earth


A bi-annual event

Unlike anything you've seen before 

The World Butchers' Challenge is a butchery competition of epic proportions. With butchers from across the globe battling it out for the title of the world's best, it's often referred to as the 'Olympics of Meat'. Find out more.


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What we’ve created here is something special. It’s more than just a professional network, it’s family. I’m incredibly proud to be a butcher and I couldn’t be prouder of those who stand beside me.
— Tom Wood, The British Beefeaters

Our Teams


Meet the best of the best 


Butchery isn't for the faint of heart. Aside from the obvious, it takes passion, drive and an eye for detail to be on top of the game. To meet the best butchers in the world, click here. 


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We're extremely proud that the 2020 World Butchers' Challenge will be held in Sacramento, California, USA during August - September, 2020. Having grown to 16 teams, the competition will between skillful butchers from around the world is likely to be fierce. For more details, click here. 

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Hall of fame 

There's no shortage of incredible talent when it comes to our butchers. In fact, we've created our very own hall of fame to shine a spotlight on the winners of the competitions since the competition's inception in 2011. Take a walk down memory lane here. 

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the book  

We're stoked to announce we are working on our very own book which tells the story of the World Butchers' Challenge and our butchers. Plus, this book features recipes for 96 products designed by our teams. It's pretty snazzy if we do say so ourselves.  For a sneak peek, click here. 

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latest news 

We have so much to say that we've created our own blog page where we'll post latest news, competition updates, articles from our butchers and general bits and bobs. If you like to have your finger on the pulse, as do we, keep an eye on this page. To read more, click here.  


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