Jason Halstead

Jason Halstead
Meat Production

Jason Halstead has cutting meat since he was a teenager, and today produces the most consistently beautiful steaks known to man. As one of our head meat cutters, Jason is responsible for training, quality control, yield testing and new product development. 

Favorite Part of your Job: Research and Development

Favorite Cut of Meat: Bone-In Ribeye

Describe yourself in 3 words: Controlled – Sarcastic - Reserved

Best advice you’ve received: “A fast nickel is better than a slow dime.”

3 things you’d take on a desert island: Bow & Arrow – Ditzy – Fire Starter

Food item you can’t run out of: Steak

Since joining the team at Buzz and Applachian Abattoir, Jason has completed trainings in:

  • Personal Hygiene Certified
  • Cleaning and Sanitation Certified
  • Knife Safety Certified
  • Erica Voogd Consulting Training
  • Certified Angus Beef Associates Training

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