When we lived in Austin, Bryan Butler of Salt and Time was an invaluable resource. The man who is now known as Texas’ Butcher King was always willing to help us out on our kitchen projects. For instance: we scored an 18lb, two year old country ham from Benton’s up in Tennessee and needed the shank finessed out by a professional. Butler did it in under a minute.
Last weekend the old-school meat cutter faced off vs Michael Majkszak, owner of Majkszak’s Meat Market in Conroe, and Shawn Knowles, owner of Old Town Market in Lewisville in a showdown sponsored by The Texas Beef Council.
Butler, who’s logged 22 years in the meat game, schooled the upstarts to win $5k.
Bryan Butler is the king of Texas butchers.