Asheville, N.C. – Sept. 25, 2019 – Cactus Club Café, Vancouver, B.C., was recognized as the International Restaurant Chain of the Year by the Certified Angus Beef ® brand. The award was presented at the brand’s Annual Conference, held Sept. 23-25, in Asheville, N.C. Brand partners at the conference, including meat processors, distributors, chefs, retailers and cattle ranchers, explored merchandising and marketing solutions to satisfy growing consumer demand for great-tasting beef.

Cactus Club Café has grown with the brand over 17 years to have 30 restaurant locations now. Under the culinary direction of Canada’s first Iron Man Chef Rob Feenie, the Cactus Club Café is recognized regularly as a top restaurant in local markets. Each location serves Certified Angus Beef ® brand steaks and burgers, which are regularly promoted in social media and advertising. The Calgary location held a dinner with a local Angus cattle family, the Hamiltons, and Carl Dean, the Cactus Club’s vice president of procurement, to share their joint focus on quality and the beef brand’s family heritage.

About the Certified Angus Beef ® brand

World renowned for its exceptional quality and generous marbling, the Certified Angus Beef ® brand is the original brand of premium beef. It was created over 40 years ago, in 1978, and is still owned today by family ranchers who are determined to bring the best Angus beef to the table through a gate-to-plate network that also includes meat companies, retailers and chefs. Ten exacting standards ensure the beef’s superior taste and tenderness in every bite. For more information, visit or follow the brand on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and LinkedIn.