Originally Posted by Vince RnQ
I know a number of judges who have cooked with a team as part of their Master CBJ requirement and every single one of them has said that they had no idea how much work teams put into getting that meat to the judging table. Their cooking experience has given them a better perspective and inspired them to be much more mindful of their responsibilities when judging. That's something very positive that can come from a judge cooking with a team.
Agreed. It won't and shouldn't change their judging criteria, but it could possibly correct their attitude about judging if they are too cavalier in scoring.