Middendorf Meat Co.

Serving up custom cut meats and diverse, quality-branded products in America’s heartland since 1962.

Butcher-quality Cuts

What began as a humble, one-room butcher shop in St. Louis has become one of the most respected, authentic meat companies in the country. With customizable solutions that go above and beyond, amazing consistency, proper aging, and quality sourcing, Middendorf Meat Company sets the industry standard for excellence.

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Meet Our Chefs

Chef Christine Allhoff is a graduate of The Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, N.Y. Prior to joining Middendorf as a corporate executive chef, Chef Christine worked in a number of James Beard Award-winning kitchens and served as the lead instructor at the Culinary Institute of St. Louis at Hickey College. Her experience as an independent restaurant chef (and Performance Foodservice customer) provides her with a unique perspective. As Middendorf’s corporate chef and CAB specialist, Chef Chris Desens also has extensive experience in the culinary world, having joined Performance Foodservice after years of honing his craft in some of the Midwest’s finest kitchens and most recently serving as the program director at the Culinary Institute of St. Louis. As a special addition to the food show, Chef Chris has developed a catalog of exclusive and creative meat-focused recipes that are sure to enhance any menu.


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