Why you should choose Chef Middle East as your Japanese wagyu beef supplier
Widely renowned as the best beef money can buy, choosing a reliable wagyu beef supplier is naturally a top priority for many high-end restaurants and hotels. Plus, with Dubai offering one of the best dining scenes to be found anywhere in the world, we know that it’s essential for any successful hospitality business to serve only the best quality ingredients.
You might say we’re biased, but we believe Chef Middle East is the best place for any UAE-based business to purchase their wagyu.
This is why choosing us will help you stand out from the competition…
We understand the value of quality wagyu
If you’re reading this, chances are we’re preaching to the choir and you know this already, but just in case, here’s a quick rundown of what makes Japanese wagyu the world’s most admired beef.
Wagyu is a breed of Japanese cattle, with the word literally meaning ‘Japanese cow’.
High-grade wagyu can cost anything up to $200 per pound, or up to $300 for a steak. In fact, according to Business Insider Magazine, Japan exported $227 million worth of Wagyu in 2020 alone.
The rearing of wagyu cattle in Japan is strictly regulated with each farmer following precise guidelines. This includes feeding all the animals a healthy diet rich in wheat and corn and providing them a long, leisurely lifestyle. The four breeds producing wagyu meat in Japan are the Japanese Black, Brown, Shorthorn and Polled Cattle, and these are all raised in different regions including Miyazaki, Kobe, Matsuzak, and Kagoshima.
While cattle from all regions produce great meat, it’s worth delving into the unique nature of Kagoshima Black Cattle – they are blessed with a sunny climate and natural surroundings of a warm tropical island, and comprise of about 90% of the wagyu cattle breeds. The Kagoshima Prefecture has the highest number of Japanese Black Cattle in the country, and these cattle are marketed under the brand name ‘Kagoshima (Black) Beef’. The principal characteristics of the meat are its tenderness and full-bodied flavour, together with well-balanced fat marbling throughout the muscle fibres.
We provide wagyu of only the highest grade – A5
The four main breads of wagyu cow were traditionally bred for physical endurance and agricultural work, and this resulted in them developing unique intramuscular fat cells.
It’s this high fat content that makes the meat taste so wonderfully tender and gives it that light pink marbling effect.
Wagyu is graded according to its Beef Marble Score (the density of muscle fat found between the 12th and 13th ribs) and also assigned a letter from A to C and a number from 1 to five for quality, with A5 being the highest available.
We take our beef seriously, and for that reason, Chef Middle East provides wagyu of only the highest grade, A5, that is second to none. Our premium quality cuts taste exceptional, and boast the best possible combination of marbling, coloration, texture and quality of fat.
Our cut selection covers all requirements
Chef Middle East endeavours to gather the finest cuts of Japanese wagyu from across the globe and bring them straight to your kitchen.
Reared in Japan, we offer a variety of cuts including the ever-popular Wagyu steak, sirloin, rib eye and more.
Here are some prime Japanese Kagoshima cuts we offer, along with their approximate weight:
- Chuck roll and neck, 100kg
- Shoulder clod, 70kg
- Tender chuck, 10kg
- Brisket, 60kg
- Shank, 30kg
- Tenderloin, 20kg
- Ribloin, 30kg
- Sirloin, 50kg
- 2 Rib short rib, 70kg
- Short plate, 60kg
- Gooseneck round, 44kg
- Top round, 44kg
- D-rump, 44kg
- Knuckle, 44kg
- Chuck ribs, 20kg
We’re a personable Japanese wagyu beef supplier
If you have any more questions about the wagyu products we offer, please just let us know. Our meat specialists offer unparalleled knowledge and they’re always happy to chat and share their wisdom.
With their skills and experience, they can create meat packages to suit businesses of all sizes, and they’re always on hand to suggest products that will suit your menus, target audiences and requirements.
You can contact our experts at email@example.com.