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If you’re a beef lover, you know that the cut and the grade of meat make a big difference in flavor and tenderness. And if you’re going to treat your tastebuds, the beef needs to be the best.

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

Sink your teeth into hearty Certified Angus Beef and see how it compares to other brands. You’ll quickly find that other beef just doesn’t measure up. Each cut of Certified Angus Beef is a taste of the heartland: rich, meaty, succulent and delicious.

What makes Certified Angus Beef so delicious? Only the best cuts can be called 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.
“This ensures that every bite is incredibly tender, naturally juicy and exceptionally flavorful,” notes Strack & Van Til Meat Department Director Gary Teachman.

Only the top 1.5% of all beef earns the label 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.

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

Teachman adds that to bring out the flavor and highlight the tenderness of either grade of Certified Angus Beef, lightly brush the steak with olive oil, then sprinkle 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 from the store that goes above and beyond to make customers’ lives easier: Your local Strack & Van Til Food Market.