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2017 Fall Sale Book

Billion Dollar Buyer

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2017 Fall Sale Book

44 Farms Takes to the Sea

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Houston Chronicle

Listen: Breakfast Tacos and Barbecue at Beaver’s

"Credit is due to rising star pitmaster/chef Arash Kharat for working his magic on the menu, offering house-smoked jalapeno sausage, pulled pork, baby-back ribs and peppery 44 Farms brisket, among other treats."

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Houston Chronicle

Chefs from Xochi, Ritual, Kata Robata and More Help Homeless Shelter Raise $500,000

"Chefs Ruben Ortega and Maurizio Ferrarese prepared hearty third course with 44 Farms filet mignon, beef fat confit potatoes, and heirloom baby carrots."

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Culture Map Houston

First Taste: Duo Brings Acclaimed Locally-Roasted Coffee to Downtown Office Tower Location

"Blacksmith's signature biscuits are available, as well as a new breakfast sandwich developed by Morningstar partner Carlos Ballon that's made with 44 Farms sausage and served on a baked brioche bun."

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Houston Chronicle

Prelude Coffee & Tea Opens in Downtown Houston

"The food offerings include donuts from Morningstar, breakfast tacos, barbecue brisket kolache, sausage and cheese kolache, biscuit with crème fraiche and jam, granola and yogurt, and a 44 Farms sausage breakfast sandwich."

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Houston Chronicle

Fielding’s Local Kitchen + Bar

"WHAT TO ORDER: Fig and Gorgonzola pizza with Serrano ham; flammkuchen pizza with house-cured bacon and leeks; pan-roasted chicken breast with mustard sauce; 44 Farms pot roast with hazelnut mole."

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Houston Chronicle

Vic & Anthony’s

"WHAT TO ORDER: Crab cake; A5 Kobe beef carpacchio; poached Maine lobster; 44 Farms NY strip steak; wedge salad; sea salt fries; au gratin potatoes."

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Houston Chronicle

Southern Goods

"WHAT TO ORDER: Cracklins; any salad; fried green tomato; Peaches & Cream; the terrific 44 Farms double meat cheeseburger; fried confit chicken and buttermilk biscuit; Sea Island red peas."

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Houston Chronicle

Local Foods

"WHAT TO ORDER: Menus vary by location, but look for the truffled egg salad sandwich; house-smoked salmon sandwich with onion jam; 44 Farms roast beef sandwich with curried cauliflower and horseradish aioli (Kirby location only); Tuscan kale; mintade (blend of citrus juices and mint)."

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Food & Beverage Magazine

Lúa Viet Kitchen a Fast-casual Vietnamese Concept Debuts in Houston

“Guests will find antibiotic, hormone-free chicken and beef from 44 Farms on entrees.”

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Culture Map Houston

Sneak Peek: Chef Chris Shepherd’s New Take on One Fifth Makes Its Debut

“While the menu maintains some constants — a caviar appetizer, a really big 44 Farms ribeye, and several seafood towers — the preparations are all new.”

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Texas Monthly

LeRoy & Lewis Barbecue

“The seasoning concentrates as the fat becomes crunchy on the outer layer, a process hastened by high heat (up to 300 degrees) on the pit toward the end of the cook. That fat from the 44 Farms briskets also develops a sweetness, but there’s not a speck of sugar in the rub.”

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303 Magazine

Element Kitchen & Cocktail Brings Elevated Bar Food To Denver

“The Pimento cheeseburger is made with house ground 44 Farms’ sirloin, Pimento cheese and Rocky Mountain heirloom tomatoes.”

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Hell’s Kitchen: Celebrity Chef John Tesar

“Instead of going to Albertson’s, you can come and get a flat iron from me at a reasonable price, and you’ll know that it’s an organic steak that came from 44 Farms, and we’ll teach you how to cook it with the book or by eating at the restaurant.”

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San Antonio Current

Keeping Up with the Contemporary Restaurants of San Antonio

“With quality Texas ’cue served up for lunch and gastronomy-influenced dishes for dinner such as the 44 Farms beef clod with coffee quinoa crunch or grilled veal breast and crispy sweetbreads, The Granary is more dress up than down.”

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Culture Map Houston

Two Vietnamese Restaurants Join the Montrose Mix: Newcomer and Longtime Favorite Make a Move

“To set itself apart from more traditional Vietnamese restaurants, the fast casual concept from co-owners Nick Nguyen and Mardi Do will utilize locally-sourced ingredients, hormone-free chicken, and beef from 44 Farms.”

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GQ

This Is the New Wave of American Barbecue

“It stands for 44 Farms, and when you see the number on a menu, it means you’re about to get some grade-A barbecue. The all-natural Black Angus beef from this Cameron, Texas-based cattle company has suddenly taken over the menus of pitmasters who care where their meat comes from.”

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Houstonia

Leaf & Grain Is Open at the Shops at Houston Center

“Toppings comprise the freshest ingredients, including steak from 44 Farms.”

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Houston Press

Health Food Makes an Unexpected Appearance at Burger and Whiskey Hub Bosscat

“It's no $5 Pei Wei lunch menu, but then again chef Peter Petro has created dishes that showcase the seasonal bounty of local farmers, sourcing meat from 44 Farms…”

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Houston Business Journal

New Vietnamese Concept to Open in Project Across From Menil

“The restaurant will feature cuisine made from fresh and locally sourced ingredients, without MSG and with antibiotic- and hormone-free chicken and beef from Cameron, Texas-based 44 Farms.”

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Community Impact Newspaper

Local Pour’s 44 Farms Burger is the Restaurant’s Most Ordered Burger

“The 44 Farms Burger at Local Pour is the eatery’s most popular burger and features high-quality meat from Texas.”

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Paper City Mag

Texas’ Top Barbecue Stars Come Together for the Ultimate Meat Up

“44 Farms hosted a “festive lounge” and provided beef to some of Texas’s top chefs at the inaugural Texas Monthly MeatUp event in Houston.”

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Houston Chronicle

Balls Out Burger in the Heights Smashing Out Classic, Unfussy Burgers

“Burgers here are a model of simplicity: 5-ounce, flattop-grilled patties, available as a single or double, made with 44 Farms beef (seasoned with cracked black pepper and Himalayan pink salt)…”

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Culture Map Houston

Acclaimed Restaurant Looks Beyond Houston to Expand Seafood Choices, Adds Cocktails

“The addition of cocktails, a focus on seafood, and serving steaks from 44 Farms have all been successful elements at One Fifth, Shepherd’s ambitious restaurant that will change concepts annually for five years…”

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Food & Wine

The Changing Faces and Plates of Texas BBQ

Food & Wine Magazine takes a look at the best meat in Texas that’s breaking down the traditional boundaries of barbecue in the state, including restaurants that feature 44 Farms.

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My Table

Fatherhood, Served with a Side of BuffBurger

"That was the beginning of BuffBurger, the couple’s gourmet fast-casual burger restaurant featuring 44 Farms black Angus beef that has since taken Houston by storm."

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Southlake Style

Chefs & Caterers

“The most popular menu item is the filet mignon, which is made with 44 Farms beef…. Whether guests visit the steakhouse to savor the juiciest, premium Black Angus beef or indulge in fine wine from the Texas-inspired wine cellar, they’re in for a truly special experience.” Page 35

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Paper City Mag

New Houston Restaurant Promises a Real No Frills Burger

“Each burger is crafted with fresh ground beef sourced from 44 Farms in Cameron, Texas. The five ounce patty is griddled on a flat top then placed on an Amish potato roll (Balls Out Burger’s proprietary recipe)…”

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Texas CEO Magazine

Highlighting Millennial Values To Solve Agriculture’s Recruiting Problem

44 Farms President and CEO, Bob McClaren, touches on the importance of millennial's contribution to agriculture and how they determine the future of the industry.

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Food & Wine

The 9 Best Sites to Buy High-End Meat Online, According to Chefs

“Another ideal stop for shoppers who care deeply for the welfare of the animals they eat is 44 Farms, says Peter Laufer, executive chef of Willard in Washington, D.C. On this site, consumers can read about its Right Way program, a 12-step protocol that ensures each animal's welfare.”

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2017 May Sale Book

Chef Feature: BuffBurger

“Our burger is made by the quality of the beef. The care that 44 Farms takes in raising the animals to produce meat with unparalleled texture and taste allows the beef to speak for itself. All other meats pale in comparison.” - Sara Burden, BuffBurger

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Temple Daily Telegram

Cameron’s 44 Farms Sees Boom in Beef Business

“In children’s books, farms have lush, rolling green hills dappled with crisp blue ponds and dotted with bright red barns. Cowboys ride horses from one open pasture to the next and livestock is not confined in small pens. That idealized scenery is present at 44 Farms. The pristine Cameron establishment could put any storybook farm to shame.”

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Culture Map Dallas

Gourmet Hot Dog Food Truck Fills Dallas’ Fatal Frankfurter Void

"[Sir Franks is] doing a 100 percent black Angus beef hot dog from 44 Farms and artisan sausages from a variety of local butcher shops."

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Escape Hatch Dallas

See It All Here: Fort Worth Food + Wine Festival Scores Another Home Run with 2017 Sell-out

Rodeo Goat won for its goat cheese-caramelized onion number, on a hamburger using 44 Farms angus beef.

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My Table

Patrick Feges: The Purple-Hearted Pit Master

“People love to hear that we’re using local beef. 44 Farms obviously has a name and reputation for its incredible flavor,” Feges said. “People know what it is and dine with us to get the best of the best in beef.”

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D Magazine

John Tesar’s Cookbook Goes on Sale May 2

When talking about his new restaurant Tesar mentions,“We will only use Texas products—Heartland and 44 Farms.”

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Houston Business Journal

44 Farms Inks Deal with Houston Billionaire on Reality TV Show

Houston billionaire Tilman Fertitta signed a $2 million deal with 44 Farms on Fertitta's "Billion Dollar Buyer"

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Business 2 Community

Billion Dollar Buyer: 44 Farms Accepts $2 Million Deal with Tilman Fertitta

"This week, Tilman Fertitta meets with Bob McClaren, James Burks and BJ McElroy of 44 Farms."

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News West 9

CTX Cattle Ranch To Be on ‘Billion Dollar Buyer’

One Central Texas cattle ranch "44 Farms" is getting national attention.

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44 Farms Spring Sale Book

Redefining Stadium Food

With Houston growing in reputation as the Culinary Capital of America, demand for top-tier dining during sporting events is on the rise. 44 Farms has teamed up with Underbelly Executive Chef Chris Shepherd to help redefine “stadium food.”

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Houston Chronicle

First Look: Chris Shepherd’s One Fifth Steak Opens Tomorrow in Former Mark’s Space

44 Farms Angus Porterhouse is the featured picture for One Fifth's opening announcement.

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AG Week

Angus Foundation Raises More Than $265,000 for Education, Research

"Five heifer pregnancies from notable Angus breeders: 44 Farms, Cameron, Texas — Purchased for $10,000 by McMahon Family, Belle Point Ranch, Fort Smith, Ark."

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Dallas Observer

Dot’s Hop House Resurrected the Ancient Club Schmitz Grill—and Its Burger, Too

"I order the Club Schmitz Burger, made with two quarter-pound 44 Farms beef patties, American cheese, shredded lettuce, tomato, red onion and house-made pickles. This is America’s sandwich."

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Beef Magazine

2017 Beef Seedstock 100

"The beef business is changing and as it does, its genetics suppliers are changing too. The BEEF Seedstock 100 list is your sourcebook and your history book for this highly important sector of the beef business."

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Star-Telegram

Cowboys Tee Up New Lunch, Dinner Menus at Stadium Club

Features a 44 Farms burger at the Stadium Club in Arlington.

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Houston Business Journal

Houston Businessmen Land on Fertitta’s Reality Show Season 2

"CNBC's "Billion Dollar Buyer" will feature a pair of Houston-based architects and designers along with Cameron-based 44 Farms, according to a release."

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Eater

5 Things You Need To Know About Chef John Tesar’s Forthcoming Burger Concept

"He’s still going to be sourcing his top-quality beef from 44 Farms."

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Houstonia

First Bite: Third Coast

Executive Chef Jon Buchanan is "sourcing from local purveyors as much as possible, including using cheese from the Houston Dairymaids, beans roasted by Katz Coffee, produce from Atkinson Farms and meat from 44 Farms."

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Drovers

A Focus on Customer Service Has Made the Rebirth of 44 Farms a Success Story

“Our principle business is providing productive genetics,” McClaren says. “The program is one of balance with maternal and carcass merit both holding importance so our producers can be successful.”

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D Magazine

Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House Opens in Uptown

"They’ve also added selected cuts of beef from local vendors including...short ribs from 44 Farms..." According to the press release: “Holben predicts a new favorite for lunch will be the 44 Farms Jalapeno Burger with Texas Toast.”

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Texas Monthly

The Five Greatest Burgers in Texas

The 44 Farms Pimento Cheese Burger from Knife in Dallas was awarded No. 4 in the 5 Greatest Burgers in Texas.

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Eater

Visiting 44 Farms, Where America’s Tastiest Cows Are Made

"This week on The Meat Show — Eater Video’s web series hosted by Eater NY editor and professional carnivore Nick Solares —  the crew visits 44 Farms, a cattle ranch 70 miles outside of Austin that is the source of some of the best and most highly regarded Black Angus beef in the country."

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Eater

A Burger Tribute To Food Writer Josh Ozersky

John Tesar uses 44 Farms Angus Ground Beef to craft the burger dubbed the Ozersky, in tribute to food writer Josh Ozersky.

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Duke’s Brings Craft Movement To Van Zandt County

“We came up with the idea for a burger joint and sports bar after realizing that many towns in East Texas don’t have a good place to watch big sporting events and enjoy a high quality burger,” Rami said.

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Southern Living

2016 Food Awards

44 Farms Texas Kick Beef Jerky wins 'Best Snack' in Southern Living Magazine's 2016 Food Awards.

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FSR Magazine

Dallas Chef John Tesar Brings Texas To South Beach

Chef John Tesar brings a taste of Texas to Miami for South Beach Wine and Food Festival. He will partner with acclaimed chefs Francis Mallmann, Paul Qui, and Gabriel Ask, on February 24 at Los Fuegos in South Beach for "Epic Collaboration Dinner.”

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Temple Daily Telegram

The Yards of Cameron Opens To All

The Yards of Cameron hosted an Opening Day event on February 20, which featured the first ever 44 Farms Farmers Market, a Cameron Yoeman alumni baseball game, a college baseball game and a kite flying event.

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Bovine Veterinarian

Young Leaders Honored at NCBA

Our very own Tracy Woods was awarded a spot in the 2015 "40 Under 40" class by Farm Journal Media. 40 Under 40 recognizes men and women who will be instrumental in meeting the 2050 challenge of feeding 9 billion people. Way to go, Tracy!

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Central Track

Mudhen, the Farmers Market’s Flagship Restaurant, Strikes a Balance Between Health and Gluttony

Mudhen Meat & Greens serves "The Loco Moco," a 44 Farms ground beef patty sandwich with bacon, topped with a Vital Farms egg.

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Zagat

First Look: Mudhen Meat & Greens at the Dallas Farmers Market

Mudhen Meat & Greens at the Dallas Farmers Market is now open and has several options using 44 Farms beef.

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Beef Today

Branded Beef Sells

Beef Today discusses the branded-beef program by 44 Farms, the seedstock operation, and the Prime and Choice beef offered by 44 Steaks.

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Side Dish

A Look at Wayward Sons on Lower Greenville

44 Farms supplies the majority of the beef used at Wayward Sons on Lower Greenville in Dallas, Texas.

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Ag Web

Marketing Branded Beef Works for Farms and Ranches

Ag Web discusses the process, quality and success of 44 Farms' branded beef program.

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Southern Living

Food Department Holiday Giveaway: Yeti Rambler and 44 Farms Beef Jerky

Southern Living is hosting a competition which will give away a box filled with 44 Farms beef jerky and a Yeti Rambler. The winner will be chosen on December 11th.

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The Today Show

Best Mail-Order Foodie Gifts Across America: Ribs, Ice Cream Sandwiches and More (Video)

​The Today Show featured a 44 Farms Family Pack as a mail-order gift for the holiday season. The Family Pack includes three of our best selling all natural Angus steaks.

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Houston Chronicle

Gift the Gift of Smoked Meat This Holiday Season

The Houston Chronicle recommends a 44 Farms smoked prime rib as a holiday gift.

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Houston Press

First Look at The Burger Joint: The Newest Place in Montrose for Classic Burgers

The Burger Joint, a new burger restaurant in Houston, uses freshly ground 44 Farms Angus beef patties to create a juicy burger for their new menu.

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Houston Chronicle

Meet the 8 Young Guns of Houston Barbecue

Eight chefs are recognized for their talent in the Houston barbecue scene, one of which is Patrick Feges, a chef at Southern Goods serving 44 Farms beef. In addition, The Houston Chronicle recognizes Papa Charlies and Killen's, which also serve 44 Farms beef.

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Houstonia

Crossing Over: Southern Goods and Brick & Mortar Kitchen

Southern Goods uses fresh beef in their kitchen from 44 Farms.

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Texas Monthly

The Top 25 New and Improved BBQ Joints in Texas!

Papa Charlie's Barbeque, a restaurant in Houston serving 44 Farms Beef, made the list for Texas Monthly's Top 25 Best New Barbecue Joints in Texas.

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Houston Chronicle

BuffBurger on Verge of Tasty Breakthrough

Buff Burger uses 44 Farms beef for their in-house made hamburgers.

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Houston Chronicle

Toyota Center Cooking Up a Fancy Feast for Rockets Fans

Toyota Center uses 44 Farms beef in their "Clutch City Dog," served on a bed of waffle fries.

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Houstonia

Celebrate Out of the Box: Autumn in Houston

Rico's menu includes a bacon-wrapped hot dog made with 44 Farms beef and a Tex-Mex burger that smothers a 44 Farms beef patty with queso salsa and fresh guacamole.

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Houston Business Journal

Inside Pappa Charlies’ First Brick-and-Mortar Location (Video)

Papa Charlies serves brisket, hot dogs, and other BBQ from 44 Farms beef.

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Six Celebrity Stadium Chefs

Chef Chris Shepherd's "44 Farms Jalapeño Cheddar Dog" is served at the NRG Stadium, home of the Houston Texans.

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Culture Map

Only One Houston Restaurant Makes Magazine’s List of Top 30 in the South

Underbelly, a Houston restaurant featuring Chris Shepherd, is the only restaurant to make the "Top 30 in the South".

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Advocate: Oak Cliff

Photos: 44 Farms Beef Now at Cibo Divino

The restaurant and market Sylvan Thirty now carries 44 Farms beef.

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Food & Wine

6 Delicious Jerky Snacks You Should Be Eating

Food & Wine recommends 44 Farms Jerky as a delicious snack.

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Beaumont Enterprise

Consider the Source: Beaumont Eateries That Serve Local Goods

The Grill recommends the 44 Farms’ six-ounce filet mignon and ribeye.

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D Magazine

A Look at Chef Todd Ginsberg’s Dinner at the Second Floor

Ghef Gottlich showcased 44 Farms NY Strip at a five course tasting event.

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CultureMap Houston

Chef Secrets: Rising Star Shows How To Grill the Perfect Burger (the Secret’s in the Bubbles)

Chef Joseph Stayshich shares his tips on grilling the perfect burger using 44 Farms beef.

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Beaumont Enterprise

Service Station: Perry at the Grill

Beth Rankin discusses her experience at Perry at The Grill in Beaumont, which serves 44 Farms Beef.

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Houstonia

A First Look at BuffBurger

The new Spring Branch burger joint specializes in all things natural and local using ground beef Angus from 44 Farms.

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NPR

Texas Cattle Ranchers Whipsawed Between Drought and Deluge

44 Farms discusses the aftermath of the recent flood in Cameron, Texas.

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Dallas Observer

More Meat on the Upcoming Celebrity Dinners at Knife

The culinary collaborations feature 44 Farms beef.

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Cowboys and Indians

44 Farms Wants You To Know Your Rancher

Cowboys and Indians discusses the emphasis 44 Farms puts on the value of chef to farmer relationships.

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Houston Press

Deutsch Dawg: JCI Grill’s “German Style” Hot Dog of the Month

44 Farms supplies all-Angus beef for JCI Grill's new "German Style" hot dog of the month.

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D Magazine

What’s the Beef

D Magazine picks 44 Farms beef jerky as one of their local gift favorites

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BEEF Today

Put Health To the Test

The importance of screening for BVI-PI

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beaumontenterprise.com

Service Station: Brittany at Neches River Wheelhouse

If you’re a steak fan, this seafood spot is, surprisingly, the place to go: they now receive all of their steaks from 44 Farms.

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Dallas Observer

Dallas Chefs Keep Showing Up to Cook at the James Beard House, Apparently Invited

As ground zero for the country's most prestigious culinary awards, each chef that makes the trip to New York City to cook dinner at the Beard House is vying to be named one of the best in America. Over the past few weeks, some of Dallas' best and brightest have made a case for Dallas' culinary revolution in this hallowed kitchen.

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The Western Producer

$175,000 Heifer Donation Highlights Denver Bull Sale

44 Ruby 3839 contributed by 44 Farms of Cameron Texas was sold at the Angus Foundation sale held at the National Western Stock Show in Denver, Colo. on Jan. 14. Proceeds benefit to the Angus Foundation which supports education, research and scholarships for Angus junior members.

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