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

09/17/2012 09:15am ET

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.

Meatopia 2012

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