James Tormey
James Tormey

James is a master butcher, beef producer, exporter, meat connoisseur and is passionate about the meat industry. James has spent his entire career within the food industry. He was born above a butcher shop where his parents lived and worked and proudly followed in his fathers footsteps. He is passionate about the importance of the heritage of the age old craft of butchery. His experience within the meat industry is unrivalled for meat production, grading, selections and evaluation of quality prime beer with his unique brand widely known on the Irish and export market as J.P.T James comes from a family with a long history and esteemed reputation within the Irish meat meat industry.

The family are synonymous with quality meat production and have been in the retail industry consistently delivering quality for over 80 years. In addition to their longevity and passion for the industry the Tormey family have been recipients of numerous highly coveted prestigious awards. James's dedication to his craft , extensive industry experience and commitment to high quality beef production makes him uniquely qualified to participate as a judge in the world steak challenge.