Beef lovers unite! You know that the cut and the grade of meat make a substantial difference in flavor and tenderness, and if you’re going to treat your tastebuds and enjoy a satisfying meal, the beef needs to be the best.

For the best beef in the Midwest, shop for Certified Angus Beef in the Meat Department at your local Strack & Van Til store. From a tender, juicy steak to a perfectly grilled burger, the Certified Angus Beef brand is a cut above.

Go ahead and sink your teeth into hearty Certified Angus Beef and see how it compares to other beef. One taste and you’ll see that other beef just doesn’t measure up. Each cut of Certified Angus Beef is a taste of the heartland: Rich, meaty, succulent and flavorful.

What makes Certified Angus Beef so delicious? Only the best cuts can carry the Certified Angus Beef brand, a cut above USDA Prime, Choice and Select and the most luxurious beef available. “To earn the name Certified Angus Beef, each cut must meet stringent quality standards, including abundant marbling, appearance and tenderness,” notes Strack & Van Til Meat Department Director Gary Teachman. “This ensures that every bite is incredibly tender, naturally juicy and exceptionally flavorful.”

Take that high quality up a notch and treat yourself to Certified Angus Beef Prime beef. Only the top 1.5% of all beef earns the status of Certified Angus Beef Brand Prime. Combine that with the Certified Angus Beef brand’s already demanding quality standards and  experience the tastiest melt-in-your-mouth beef in the world.

“For the finest, highest quality and most tender Angus brand available, that’s typically served at most fine dining restaurants, choose Certified Angus Beef Prime beef—the best of the best,” says Teachman. “You’ll find Certified Angus Beef Prime grade in the Meat Department at select Strack & Van Til stores.”

To bring out the flavor and highlight the tenderness of either type of Certified Angus Beef, Teachman recommends lightly brushing the steak with olive oil, then sprinkling with Kosher salt and cracked pepper. Bring it to room temperature for an hour or two and sizzle it on the grill until it’s done to your liking.

Bring restaurant quality home by shopping for Certified Angus Beef Choice or Prime beef from the Meat Department. Enjoy the meat that’s a cut above and available at your local Strack & Van Til Food Market, the store that goes above and beyond to make customers’ lives easier.