Adrian Walker Accredited Master Butcher joins the Monmouthshire Food Festival to give a butchery demonstration to remember.
Monmouthshire Food Festival is delighted to welcome Adrian Walker, Accredited Master Butcher from Golden Valley Meat and Game. Adrian promises a butchery demonstration that both informs and entertains. His demonstration will be begins 11:30 pm on Sunday 9th October. The Demonstration Theatre will be busy so come early to get a front seat to watch a master at work. Adrian will answer all your questions about buying and cooking meat and also give some useful tips.
Adrian began his butchery career working as a Saturday boy on the front counter of a local butcher’s shop. He attended Colchester Avenue College in Cardiff where he received his Institute of Meat membership and qualifications. At the age of 18 he was working as a senior butcher in a Hereford supermarket and by the age of 19 had started his own butchery business.
On the 25th February 2014 Adrian was awarded the prestigious award of Accredited Master Butcher by the Meat Training Council at their annual dinner held in the historic Butchers Hall in Smithfield, London. This impressive award makes him one of only 14 in the UK and the only one in Wales and the Three Counties of Herefordshire, Worcestershire and Gloucestershire.
Under Adrian’s management, Golden Valley Meat and Game has been serving the retail and catering industry for nearly 25 years. It supplies the highest quality meat, poultry and game locally sourced wherever possible and fully traceable. It is a family business in the grounds of the family home with a fully equipped butcher’s facility. The village of Grosmont, in the north of Monmouthshire, is in an area of outstanding natural beauty, a wonderful place to live and work. Adrian regularly sees Buzzards and Red Kites from his window.
For more information about Monmouthshire Food Festival visit: monmouthshirefoodfestival.co.uk