Ontario’s Finest Butcher 2021

Registration now open!

Ontario’s Finest Butcher competitors will begin by showcasing their technical knowledge and knife skills in an Elimination Round on Monday, September 13 at Halenda’s.

The top three will then proceed to the finals being held the week of September 27th (TBA). Our finalists will participate in a 30 minute live-streamed competition to show-off their charming and creative selves, thinking quick on their feet, and adding value to an undisclosed protein. The winner will be announced LIVE following the competition.

Steve Toms of Fortino’s, 2020 Ontario’s Finest Butcher Competition Winner

Elimination Round – September 13, 2021

Halenda’s, Mississauga

Final Round – September 28, 2021

Storehouse 408, Cambridge

Are you in it to win it? Register today!!

Registration deadline is August 27th, 2021

Please return your registration forms to technical@meatpoultryon.ca by 4:30 PM on August 27th, 2021.


Please note that due to COVID-19 restrictions and requirements we will be implementing social distancing procedures. Attendance will be limited for this event & we are working on virtual alternatives for those wishing to follow along with the competition.


The winner will not only walk away with excellent bragging rights but also this amazing prize package valued at over $2300:
• Big Green Egg MiniMax Ultimate Kit
• Mercer Culinary knife set
• Custom made knife courtesy of Dolan Foods
• Yeti Prize Package
• Black Chef’s Jacket courtesy Ontario Beef

Each of our finalists will receive a prize pack valued at $800:
• Mercer Culinary knife set
• Custom made knife courtesy of Dolan Foods
• White Chefs Jacket courtesy of Ontario Beef

Big Green Egg MiniMax Ultimate Kit

Yeti Prize Package

Yeti Prize Package

Proud Sponsors

2021 Corporate Supporters

Past OFBC Competitions