Sierra Meat & Seafood awarded national recognition for beef excellence

Sierra Meat & Seafood has been named the Specialty Meat Company Marketer of the Year by the Certified Angus Beef® brand.

The company, headquartered in Reno, Nevada was honored at the 2016 Certified Angus Beef® Annual Conference for its distribution relationships, introducing restaurants to the Certified Angus Beef®brand’s quality, and working with chefs to incorporate new cuts into their menus.

“We are proud to partner with these companies and congratulate their ongoing successes,” said John Stika, Certified Angus Beef® brand’s president. “Every time they recommend the Certified Angus Beef®brand, they embrace our family ranching heritage and dedication to quality from farm to table.”

The award follows a 30 year collaboration between Sierra Meat & Seafood and the Certified Angus Beef® brand, which includes an exclusive line of Certified Angus Beef ® brand franks and sausages.

“Quality, Simplicity and Tradition are the fundamental pillars to everything we do,” said Chris Flocchini, CEO of Sierra Meat & Seafood. “We look to suppliers who share these values, to help us meet our promise of delivering great tasting, high-quality meats to chefs across the United States.”

About Sierra Meat & Seafood

Sierra Meat & Seafood is a sustainable, vertically-integrated, family-owned manufacturer and distributor that provides a full line of premium sustainable meat, seafood and Certified Angus Beef®. Its subsidiary brands include Durham Ranch, a third-generation bison ranch in Wyoming known for his holistic range management principles, and owners of 2,000 head of Wagyu Angus cross cattle; the associated line of specialty, sustainable meats under the same name and Flocchini Family Provisions, a family company sourcing the finest meats and spices to craft small batch, high-quality sausage and deli meats with integrity and a clean deck. As a leader in ethical food safety and sustainability, it operates above the USDA and the FDA guidelines with full time inspection of all raw materials. Sierra Meat & Seafood is also SQF level 2 certified. The company recently announced it received a 100-percent rating on the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) sustainable certification, from an MSC-certifying third-party agency. For more information, visit, or follow the brand on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

About the Certified Angus Beef® brand

Founded in 1978 by real Angus cattlemen, the Certified Angus Beef® brand is the original Angus brand and the only one owned through the family ranchers of the American Angus Association®. The brand unites this collection of family ranchers with restaurants and grocery stores to deliver great-tasting beef. Known for exceptional quality and generous marbling, the Certified Angus Beef® brand strictly adheres to 10 exacting quality standards that give its beef incredible juiciness, unparalleled tenderness and exceptional flavor. For more information, visit, read the brand’s blog at, or look for the brand on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram.


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