Introduction

Texas Beef Council is proud to announce its new statewide search for the Beef Loving Texans’ Best Butcher in Texas. Applications for the contest have closed. A grand prize of $5,000 will be awarded to the winner.

In an ode to the art of butchery, we’re looking for the best of the best throughout Texas to showcase their craft in this competition, which will also explore the different aspects of beef butchery that make it a key element in Texas’ cultural heritage. Contestants will have the opportunity to win cash prizes, score some major bragging rights and travel to different parts of the state. 


Contest Dates & Details

The deadline has passed to enter the 2017 Beef Loving Texans’ Best Butcher in Texas contest. The locations and dates of the regional semifinal rounds are as follows:

  • Houston: Saturday, March 4 
  • Dallas: Saturday, March 18
  • San Antonio: Saturday, April 1

The Beef Loving Texans’ Best Butcher in Texas final competition will be held Saturday, April 29 at the Austin Food + Wine Festival.


About the Competitors

Houston Regional Competition

Dallas Regional Competition

San Antonio Regional Competition

Austin Final Competition

Host

Jess Pryles

Jess Pryles

Cook, Writer, TV Host & Hardcore Carnivore


Judges

Houston Regional Competition

Dallas Regional Competition
Erin Booke

Erin Booke

Features Editor, The Dallas Morning News


San Antonio Regional Competition

Austin Final Competition