Butchers of America | WBC 2018 team


Welcome to the official headquarters of

WBC 2018 Team USA! “Butchers of America.”


The team is off and running with their first practice run last weekend located at Taylor’s Market in Sacramento. The team got together to practice cutting a half beef, pig, lamb and chicken for the upcoming competition located in Belfast Ireland, March 20-23 at IFEX Exhibition center.”Butcher of America” Team USA, is composed of six Butchers Guild Members from locations across the country. Each team member brings a unique skill and perspective to bring to the table:

Danny Johnson, Taylor’s Market

Paul Carras, Taylor’s Market

Craig Deihl, Charcuterie Master & Chef

Bryan Butler, Salt & Time

Lothar Erbe, Lothar’s Gourmet Sausages

John Fink, The Whole Beast

“Butchers of America” Team USA has a lot of scheming and work to do to get ready for the competition. They plan to meet at least 4 more times during the year to cut the entire display at the team’s headquarters in Sacramento. We have a lot of support and sponsorship from the local community that is helping the team cover travel expenses and the cost of practice runs. It is a huge commitment by both team members and sponsors, we are so grateful for your support. 

You can support the team by donating to our GoFundMe page Here.