MEET THE FACES BEHIND OUR RANCH….
Elevation Beef is the passion project of the Rhoades family.
Ryan and Jacqueline Rhoades met in 2004 while at school at Texas A&M University. Although both had individually grown up in the world of agriculture, neither was raised on a cattle ranch or had any family ties to one.
Ryan -- affectionately known as “The Beef Doctor” -- holds a Ph.D. in ranch management and nutrition, as well as a graduate degree in meat science, and was a highly sought after expert immersed in the world of feed and genetics. Through his research, he ultimately uncovered the methodology for developing the highest level of healthy marbling in Wagyu beef in the nation. Jacqueline, a pediatric dietician, was equally taken with the remarkable scientific basis for establishing the highest quality and most nutritionally dense Wagyu beef possible.
Together, Jacqueline and Ryan joined forces, built their own family and invested in their dream of developing their own premium cattle ranch. In 2016, they started their own ranch with 16 heads of highly prized premium Wagyu cattle, which they raised and nurtured using their combined expertise in nutrition, genetics and meat science. Based on their deep commitment to the highest quality and most scientifically based nutrition, their dream ranch and business has grown exponentially, currently thriving with 150 heads of the highest quality premium Wagyu cattle in the country.
OUR MISSION IS ABOUT YOU….
It is our privilege to share our knowledge, our dreams and our family with yours, and to bring you the healthiest and most nutritious wagyu beef products that you can find. We produce the most delicious steaks available, marbled liberally with the healthiest kind of monosaturated fat - comparable to that found in premium olive oil! Soft and nutritious enough to feed even the youngest babies (we’ve fed our own!), our premium Wagyu is celebrated for its rich and buttery melt-in-your-mouth flavor and provides you with an incomparably tender and memorable dining experience.