Tag Archives: Rosenthal Meat Center

Camp Brisket, 2021 edition

The ninth Camp Brisket, a joint venture between Foodways Texas and the Meat Science program of the Department of Animal Science at Texas A&M University, was held on July 16-17 , 2021 at the Rosenthal Meat Center and the Thomas G. Hildebrand, ’56 DVM Equine Complex. About 100 participants embarked on a journey to learn more about the ultimate challenge preparing that most difficult dish of Texas Barbecue cuisine, the brisket. Camp Brisket was postponed from its usual January date because of COVID-19, and fortunately, it was able to be held in its usual manner. This year’s… Read More →

Barbecue Summer Camp, 2021 edition

The Barbecue Summer Camp, co-hosted by Foodways Texas and the Meat Science Program of the Department of Animal Science at Texas A&M University, was held on Friday, June 4th through Sunday, June 6th, 2021. The camp is coordinated by meat science educators, Davey Griffin, Ray Riley, and Jeff Savell, and activities were held at the Rosenthal Meat Center and the Hildebrand Equine Complex on the campus of Texas A&M University. This was the 11th Barbecue Summer Camp with the first one held in 2011, two held in 2016, and because of… Read More →

Texas Barbecue program showcased at College of Agriculture Development Council dinner

Faculty and students involved with the Texas A&M University Texas Barbecue program participated in the College of Agriculture Development Council‘s dinner held at The Gardens on Thursday, October 4, 2018. Demonstrations of the cuts of beef and pork used for barbecue were on display, and samples of the famous Texas Aggie Prime Rib prepared at the Rosenthal Meat Center was served to the participants. There were lots of questions asked about how to cook the best barbecue! Members of the Texas Barbecue program who helped were faculty, Davey… Read More →

Texas Barbecue Town Hall meeting, Monday, December 11, 2017

The Texas Barbecue Town Hall meeting, a one-day event dedicated to those involved in the commercial barbecue business, will be held at Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas on Monday, December 11, 2017. This meeting will be hosted by the Meat Science program of the Department of Animal Science and will be held in the Kleberg Animal and Food Sciences Center and the Rosenthal Meat Center. “This is the fourth year for the Town Hall meeting. We have had great turnouts at our previous meetings, and we look forward to hosting this event… Read More →

Barbecue Summer Camp, June 2016 version, photo and summary wrap up

The Barbecue Summer Camp, co-hosted by Foodways Texas and the Meat Science Section of the Department of Animal Science at Texas A&M University, was held on Friday, June 10th through Sunday, June 12th, 2016. The camp is coordinated by meat science educators, Davey Griffin, Ray Riley, and Jeff Savell, and activities were held at the Rosenthal Meat Center and O.D. Butler Animal Science Teaching, Research, and Extension Complex. This was the sixth Barbecue Summer Camp with the first one held in 2011. Because of the high demand for these camps, a second camp for the year will… Read More →

Second Texas Barbecue Town Hall meeting held

Owners/operators and pitmasters from throughout Texas participated in the second Texas Barbecue Town Hall meeting, which was held on Monday, December 14, 2015 in the Kleberg Animal and Food Science Center and the Rosenthal Meat Center. About 40 people were in attendance, and participants received updates on livestock and meat prices by Dr. David Anderson, quality and safety of sauces by Dr. Al Wagner, beef carcass grading by Dr. Davey Griffin, and beef cut-out yields and values by Griffin and Dr. Jeff Savell. The meeting was sponsored by… Read More →

PBS series, “BBQ with Franklin,” visits Texas A&M University

The PBS series, “BBQ with Franklin,” featured a segment on the award-winning Beef 101 program in Episode 9, “Pickin’ Beef.” Aaron Franklin, who was a participant in Beef 101 several years ago, came back to campus to show his audience about the cuts of beef, especially those from the rib section, which are quite popular in the barbecue scene these days. Aaron set in on an overview of anatomy by Davey Griffin, was in a beef cutting group led by Leslie Frenzel, and paid a visit to the… Read More →

Barbecue Summer Camp, 2015 version, begins!

The 2015 Barbecue Summer Camp, co-hosted by Foodways Texas and the Meat Science Section of the Department of Animal Science at Texas A&M University, is to be held on Friday, June 5th through Sunday, June 7th. The camp is coordinated by meat science educators, Davey Griffin, Ray Riley, and Jeff Savell, and activities are held at the Rosenthal Meat Center and O.D. Butler Animal Science Teaching, Research, and Extension Complex. This is the fifth Barbecue Summer Camp with the first one held in 2011. BBQ Summer Camp 2015…. Read More →

Next Camp Brisket scheduled for January 8-9, 2016

The next Camp Brisket, sponsored by Foodways Texas and the Meat Science Section of the Department of Animal Science at Texas A&M University, is scheduled for January 8-9, 2016. Camp Brisket is a two-day program that concentrates solely on that quintessential part of Texas Barbecue, the brisket, and the challenges faced with proper selection, trimming, seasoning, smoking, and serving. Camp Brisket is held on the campus of Texas A&M University at the Rosenthal Meat Center and the O.D. Butler Animal Science Complex. Registration for Camp Brisket will be… Read More →

Texas Barbecue Town Hall meeting scheduled for Monday, December 15, 2014

The Texas Barbecue Town Hall meeting, a one-day event dedicated to those involved in the commercial barbecue business, will be held at Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas on Monday, December 15, 2014. This first-time meeting will be hosted by the Meat Science Section of the Department of Animal Science and will be held in the Kleberg Animal and Food Sciences Center and the Rosenthal Meat Center. “Over the past several years, there has been unprecedented growth in popularity of Texas Barbecue and in the number of new… Read More →