Paul Gentile of Metro named Ontario’s Finest Butcher for 2021

Paul Gentile from Metro has claimed the title of Ontario’s Finest Butcher for 2021. Gentile, who works in Toronto as a meat specialist for Metro, came out on top in a battle of 17 of the province’s best butchers in this year’s edition of the competition held annually by Meat & Poultry Ontario. Gentile started his […]

World-renowned Italian butcher Dario Cecchini comes to Vancouver

Press Release Leading contemporary and world-renowned Italian butcher, Dario Cecchini, joins Vancouver’s Nightingale Restaurant and head chef, Phil Scarfone, for one of the year’s most outstanding culinary collaborations on April 15, 2019. Hailing from Panzano, Italy, Cecchini and his team present an authentic Tuscan experience with wine pairings, explaining his remarkable nose-to-tail approach to butchery […]

Team Canada prepares to shine at international butchery skills competition

Press release With knives sharpened, chef coat pressed and apron tied, Abe Van Melle prepares to make Canada proud in a competition celebrating the lost art of butchery. Van Melle, Technical Manager for the Canadian Beef Centre of Excellence (CBCE) and a team of talented chef instructors from the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) […]