Midlands butchers to compete in finals of National BBQ Awards
Four top Midlands butchers have made it through to the finals of the National BBQ Awards, which are held annually by the prestigious Q Guild of Butchers to celebrate the very best butchery items for barbecuing.
Q Butchers from across the Midlands were invited to enter the regional round of heats to determine who would have their products represented in the six award categories (naked rump steak, pork sausage, speciality sausage, beef burger, speciality burger and overall barbecue product) at the final in St Albans, Hertfordshire on 13 May 2018.
Four butchers came out on top; Allan Bennett Butchers won with its naked rump steak and beef burger; Robinsons Butcher and Deli of Tettenhall was King of the Links winning both the pork sausage category, and speciality sausage; Walter Smith Fine Foods in Lichfield won with its speciality burger; while Grasmere Farm Shop won the remaining speciality BBQ product category.
The four regional winners will now go on to the finals to compete in their categories nationally and for the overall prize of Supreme Champion.
The Q Guild currently has over 100 members, and is a seal of excellence representing an elite group of the finest quality independent meat retailers in Britain.
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Notes for editors
The Q Guild is a seal of excellence marking Britain`s best butchers. The Q Guild represents an elite group of the finest quality independent meat retailers in Britain and is synonymous with skills, craftsmanship and above all, quality.
The Q Guild`s members are based across the UK: from Inverness to Cornwall, serving £5 million worth of outstanding meat and related products to over a quarter of a million discerning UK consumers every week.
Q Guild butchers are award winning, leading experts in their field.
Carrying the Q Guild brand sends out a strong message that they are one of Britain`s best butchers, committed to unsurpassed quality, craftsmanship and customer service.
The Q Guild has its headquarters at 8-10 Needless Road, Perth, PH2 0JW www.qguild.co.uk
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