Beef 101: Roasting Temperatures

The holidays are approaching and I’ve begun planning our Christmas dinner menu. A beef roast will take center stage on our family table. To ensure it’s just right, I asked Chef Michael Ollier for a few tips and roasting techniques. When it comes to temperature, he says to begin with high heat, then cook it …   Continue Reading

Project runway

Editor’s note: This post was written by Malorie Bankhead, who is spending her summer interning with the Certified Angus Beef ® public relations team. While we’ve all been known to throw a little flare in our style, have you ever tossed a little fashion on your plate — your dinner plate that is. I’ve had …   Continue Reading

On the road again

Our chefs enjoy the kitchen immensely … creating recipes, combining flavors and appreciating the sizzle of mouthwatering steaks on the grill. But it’s not all fun and games … This morning Chef Michael Ollier was at NBC in Bismarck, North Dakota. He’s preparing to tantalize viewers and wow morning show hosts with amazing steaks and …   Continue Reading

Meet Chef Michael

Michael Ollier’s philosophy on cooking can be boiled down to two simple terms: quality and seasonal. Classically French trained at one of Cleveland’s iconic fine dining establishments, Parker’s New American Bistro, Ollier learned early on in his culinary career the benefits of using not only the highest quality ingredients from those who produce the best, …   Continue Reading