Alt Names: BONELESS CHUCK RIBS
French: Bifteck de bloc d’épaule | Spanish: Paleta de choclillo
THE BASICS & BEYOND
Chuck flat is the boneless, rectangular-shaped “lip extension” attached to the chuck Eye roll. Rich in flavour, this tender, versatile cut is often used for boneless short ribs, chuck steak, satays, fajitas, stir fry and sandwiches. Also Denver steaks and roasts.Schedule A Cutting
Janet Bourbon, Sterling Silver Chef
“Customer expectations are higher than ever. People travel more, and they have more information about food.”
The chuck – once considered a lower value primal – was reinvented by the beef industry in the early 2000s. This effort gave rise to the Denver steak, the flat iron steak (top blade) and teres major.
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In The Kitchen
7 Mocktails That Pair Perfectly with Beef Dishes
It’s clear to those who own or manage a restaurant that today’s diners are more driven to consume less alcohol. But with the ability of a beverage to balance or enhance a meal, a simple substitute of ice water can leave the guest wanting more. Here are some nonalcoholic cocktail ideas and pairings to suggest to those who are looking to drink less but still enjoy all there is to experience.
A Recap of Our Time at the 2023 Bar & Restaurant Expo
The Sterling Silver Premium Meats team was on site at the 2023 Bar & Restaurant Expo. This year, we prepared samples and provided education to the thousands of single-unit and national chain operators who attended the event. Here’s an overview of what we experienced.
The Art of Seasoning with Chef Timothy Baran | Listen Now!
It’s a conversation that begins with the basics – salt and pepper – and digs into other amazing ways to use seasonings to take your beef dishes to new flavour heights. In the latest episode of In The Kitchen With Sterling Silver, Chef Timothy Baran, Executive Chef at Griffith Foods, joins Chef Pete Geoghegan for a rousing discussion on the art of seasoning.
Round Primal Culinary Chat with Jesse Moore | Listen Now!
On the final installment of the Primal Series, Chef Pete Geoghegan welcomes Chef Jesse Moore, Cargill Corporate Chef, to In The Kitchen With Sterling Silver. The round primal is the topic, and the two will discuss incredibly delicious ways restaurants can use these value cuts on their menus.
Reviewing the Round Primal | Listen Now!
Chef Pete Geoghegan has taken us from the front to the back of the cow in his informative, 10-part look at beef primals. Now, he tackles the final primal with a robust review of the round. This lean, well-worked muscle features many economical cuts that, with some effort, can result in delicious dishes with incredible beef flavor.
A Recap of Our 2023 Signature Chef Dine-Around
Recently, we invited our Sterling Silver Signature Chefs on a tasting journey to explore traditional flavours, trending ingredients and unique preparation methods while enjoying beef up and down the menu. We ventured to beautiful Vancouver where we indulged on global cuisines in all types of settings, from street food to fine dining. Here’s a look at the specialty fare we experienced.
Dining Trends in 2023
From Lebanese fare to TikTok, here’s what 2023 looks like when it comes to menus, restaurants and beef.
Loin Primal Culinary Chat with Chef Michael Siehien | Listen Now!
Chef Michael Siehien, long-time Sterling Silver Signature Chef and owner of the Bedford Social Club in Bedford, Virginia, joins Chef Pete Geoghegan on the latest episode of In The Kitchen With Sterling Silver to discuss preparing and serving the wonderful, mouth-watering cuts of the loin primal.
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