Our Picks for a Sizzlin' Father's Day

May 29, 2024

Father's Day is a special occasion that calls for honoring all the dads and father figures in our lives, and nothing says celebration quite like the finest cuts of beef. Whether your dad is a traditionalist who loves his steak and ribs or enjoys exploring different cuts, this guide is your go-to for selecting the best beef options that will make this Father's Day memorable.

Prime Picks of Wagyu Beef

1. Tomahawk Steak

The tomahawk steak steak is a visually impressive cut, featuring a ribeye with at least five inches of rib bone, resembling an axe handle. This cut is celebrated for its rich marbling, which renders the steak incredibly tender and flavorful when cooked. Ideal for grilling or broiling, the tomahawk's long bone enhances its flavor and presentation, making it a luxurious and delicious choice.

2. Brisket

For any grill or meat lover, brisket is a must-have. It’s ideal for slow cooking or smoking, transforming into a tender delight that pulls apart with just a fork. Rub your brisket with a blend of smoked paprika, garlic powder, and a touch of brown sugar for a caramelized crust that's packed with flavor.

3. Beef Ribs

Thick, meaty, and rich in flavor, Wagyu back ribs are another great choice for slow-cooking fans. These ribs are best cooked over low heat for several hours, making them fall-off-the-bone. Serve them with a traditional BBQ sauce or a spicy dry rub to really impress.

4. Ribeye Steak

The ribeye steak is renowned for its rich marbling and deep flavor, making it one of the most popular cuts among beef enthusiasts. Cut from the rib section, it offers a perfect balance of meat and fat, resulting in a tender, juicy, and flavorful steak. Ideal for grilling, broiling, or pan-searing, the ribeye is typically cooked with simple seasonings to highlight its natural richness.

5. Picanha

Picanha is a prized cut of beef that is immensely popular in Brazilian cuisine and known for its rich, robust flavor. Cut from the top of the rump, it is characterized by its thick layer of fat that helps keep the meat succulent and flavorful during cooking. Picanha is traditionally skewered and grilled over open flames, allowing the fat to render and baste the meat. The enhanced flavor makes it a great option for any meat lover!

6. Tri Tip Roast

A tri tip roast, often celebrated for its rich flavor and tender texture, is a triangular cut of beef from the bottom sirloin. It's particularly well-suited for grilling or roasting, developing a robust, smoky flavor when cooked over an open flame. This versatile cut can be served sliced into steaks or kept whole, making it a favorite for family gatherings and hearty meals.

7. Father's Day Ultimate Wagyu Snack Bundle

Why have one when you can have a variety? Our Wilders Father's Day Bundle is the ultimate snack pack, which features all three of our Wagyu beef jerky flavors—Buttery Prime Rib, Sweet and Spicy, and original. The pack also includes our Original and Jalapeño Cheddar flavored Wagyu Summer Sausage. And for the finishing touch, two packs of Original Snack Sticks are included, making this the ideal grab-and-go snack bundle. 

This Father's Day, shop our Wilders meats to make the meal as spectacular as the celebration. Check out our Father's Day page for more top picks! Fire up the grill, gather the family, and get ready to enjoy a feast that Dad will remember for years to come. Cheers to the father figures in our lives and the delicious meals we share!

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