21-year-old wins first round of meat-cutting competition in Phoenix Wednesday
Chris McParland of Peoria, center, works on cutting out a steak during the regional Texas Roadhouse Meat Cutting Competition. Meat cutters were judged on speed, quality and quantity of steaks made in an hour and a half.
Chris McParland of Peoria weighs a steak as he competes in the National Meat Cutting Challenge regional competition on Wednesday. Hosted at the Grand Ave. Produce Company freezer, seven Texas Roadhouse meat cutters sought to advance to the national competition in Florida.
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