Premier Young Butcher 2013

Apprentice butcher Chris Riley has won 'Premier Young Butcher 2014' at the Foodex exhibition held in Birmingham's National Exhibition Centre.  Chris who studies at Dudley College excelled in four of the six categories in what is fast becoming acclaimed as the most exciting skills competition for eighteen to twenty three year old meat trade apprentices in the United Kingdom today.

Twenty year old Chris beat four other apprentice butchers chosen from across the UK in a five hour marathon making and displaying Ready to Eat, Stuffed Roast, Seam Butchery, Barbeque and Kitchen Ready products.

Chris who is a level three advance apprentice in Meat and Poultry has already completed level two and three in Health and Hygiene works for Walter Smith at Woodlands Farm Shop in Leicestershire.