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BRT Ham Roast

Ham Roast For Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving is around the corner! Simply put, while Turkey is delicious, it makes you tired – Ham gives you energy! Tryptophan never ceases to tire us all on this beloved occasion when we get together with family & friends. Have you considered eating a delicious Ham Roast for Thanksgiving instead? CMA’s BRT Ham Roast #82440! Click here for […]

Chicago Meat Authority Wins a Davey Award


Contact: Morrie Goldman (Definitive Marketing) 847-424-1000 Alana Heber (CMA) 773-254-3811 October 22, 2015 Definitive Marketing Inc. For Immediate Release A recently launched Chicago Meat Authority website has been awarded a prestigious Gold Davey Award by The Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts, for the Food and Beverage Category.  The award competition spans multiple categories and […]

Is it safe to refreeze meat?

There are many myths and misconceptions around whether it is safe to refreeze meat and under what circumstances. The short answer is YES – though there are a couple of things one should keep in mind. The basics: Freezing meat prevents bacteria from being able to grow and develop. Therefore when thawing meat – bacteria […]

End to End Cut Pork Chops CMA #82133

Pork Chops 101

A guide for your pork chop needs! A pork chop is not as simple of a cut as you might have thought! There are many different types of pork chops, cut from many different parts of the pig. Depending on what cut you buy, your cook time, tenderness and dish application can vary greatly! The […]

July 2015 Newsletter Snippets

CMA was recently featured in Illinois Soybean Association’s July 2015 issue of Illinois Field & Bean! “We carry the proud legacy of the Chicago Stockyards that helped make the city what it is today,” says Chicago Meat Authority President Jordan Dorfman. “We provide quality meat to customers, adding value by delivering customer-centric products.” Check out the full-page […]

Memphis In May 2015

The CMA team was at Memphis In May for one of the world’s largest BBQ competitions a couple weekends ago. From enjoying delicious crawfish & shrimp to devouring our own CMA ribs smoked by BBQ grand champions – Memphis In May is one of a kind. Congratulations to 3 Stacks BBQ (which use OUR ribs!) […]

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Did you know Chicago Meat Authority has a whole plant, known as the South Plant, dedicated to boning out and fabricating meat for further processors to use for all sorts of meat products? One of these items is our delicious Brisket, commonly used to make corned beef for Corned Beef and Hash, the traditional St. […]

How To SAFELY De-Frost Meat

Hankering for a delicious Chicago Meat Authority 4 oz Premium Center Cut Pork Chop (Item #80853) but don’t have time to defrost it overnight in the fridge? You can quickly and safely defrost your meat by placing the tightly wrapped chops in a bowl of cold water. Make sure and change the water after 20 […]

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