Asheville, N.C. – Sept. 24, 2019 – Sysco Gulf Coast, Geneva, Ala., was recognized as the Foodservice Rising Star 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.

Sysco Gulf Coast excelled at delivering top-quality beef, including Certified Angus Beef ® brand Prime, to steakhouses and top restaurants in the region. Training was an important factor for empowering the team, and in turn, guiding chefs and restaurateurs with their beef menu offerings. The team brings a comprehensive, daily approach to ensuring customer success with the branded beef.

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.