More than 150 years ago, in 1855, Gustavus F. Swift took a $20 loan and laid the foundation to build what is now 1855 Black Angus beef. 1855 symbolizes the beginning of a journey toward uncompromising quality standards and relentless customer service that continues to drive us every day.
Chef de Cuisine, Island Prime and C Level
“1855 is very consistent in taste and shape and has great meat flavor.”
Chef Suttles began his career in a small family owned and operated restaurant in the Fillmore District of San Francisco where he was hired as a dishwasher and prep cook. Through hard work and perseverance, he reached his goal of becoming an Executive Chef.
Our Featured Chef Program
Love creating flavorful eats with 1855 Beef on the menu at your restaurant? Join the 1855 family as a Featured Chef and share your love for our buttery Black Angus beef with 1855’s following.Become A Featured Chef
Our 1855 Ambassador Program
Have a passion for cooking up 1855 in your home kitchen or on your grill or smoker? Join our Black Angus beef Ambassador family. You’ll be featured on the 1855 website, social media, and other communications, and have the opportunity to make memorable eating experiences with 1855 Beef.Become An 1855 Ambassador