Notes from a Pitmaster

August 28, 2019
As the owner and pitmaster at Los Angeles’ Slab Barbeque, Burt Bakman knows his way around the smoker. Here, he reveals how much patience goes into creating the most mouth-watering slice of beef on the planet, the Brisket. Discover how much goes into making the glorious Brisket, sponsored by Beef. It’s What’s For Dinner. on behalf of the Beef Checkoff.

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Notes from a Butcher
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As the head butcher at Chicago’s Publican Quality Meats, Rob Levitt knows his way around an animal. Here, he reveals how a little technique and butcher’s magic can transform the whole Chuck into the Chuck Roll – a beef cut normally tossed into the grinder – into Denver Steaks, the Sierra Cut, Chuck Eye Steaks and Boneless Country-Style Beef Ribs. Discover some new cuts in the old favorite, the Chuck Roll, sponsored by Beef. It’s What’s For Dinner. on behalf of Beef Farmers and Ranchers.