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A Cut Above: A Rooftop Semifinal Butcher Competition

by Borderstan.com July 18, 2012 at 10:00 am 0

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The P Street Whole Foods Market will host a butcher competition and rooftop party on July 21 from 6 to 9 pm. (Luis Gomez Photos)

From Rachel Nania. Check out her blog, Sear, Simmer & Stir. Follow Nania on Twitter @rnania, email her at rachel[AT]borderstan.com

Do you keep your local butcher on speed dial, assemble a charcuterie board for every occasion or keep your grill constantly lit throughout the summer?

If you answered yes to these questions, don’t miss out on this rare opportunity to celebrate all-things meat and the skilled professionals that work to prepare it.

On July 21, the P Street Whole Foods Market (1440 P Street NW) will host “A Cut Above: Whole Foods Market Semifinal Best Butcher Competition.”

The carnivorous competition will take place on the store’s rooftop and will go from 6 to 9 pm. During the event, Whole Foods Market’s regional butcher champs will compete for a chance to attend the National Best Butcher Competition in New York City at Meatopia.

In addition to watching the butchers vie for the winning title, the event includes special guests, celebrity chefs, local brews, live music and, of course, amazing food.

Tickets are $20 and can be purchased online at http://bestbutcherpst.eventbrite.com. All proceeds from the event will benefit DC Central Kitchen.

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