Our Mission to Provide Fresh Cut & High-Quality Meat

Ideal Meat was founded in 1986 and has grown into a regional producer and distributor of premium meat and seafood items throughout Southern California. We service foodservice outlets and broad-line food distributors with the highest quality pork, beef, poultry, lamb, and seafood items.

Ideal Meat has trusted industry partners with which we’ve built branded foodservice programs. Ordering with Ideal Meat allows you to tap into these programs and benefit from consistent, appropriately aged products. We can source anything you require – just ask! Our product offerings are unique to the needs of our customers while remaining competitive on pricing for top-value protein items.

We are a group of business operators and professional steak cutters, with over 100 combined years of experience in the meat industry. Our mission is to source, produce, and distribute the highest quality center of the plate items for our customers. Our focus on process improvement, consistency of products, and excellent communication with distributors has allowed us to provide the type of support that will help our partners succeed.

What Our Customers Are Saying

"Every part of the operation worked beautifully. Very respectful and courteous employees, non-touch placement of the product in the trunk, beautifully labeled products and packaging perfection. I had the first steak last night - a filet. Tender and delicious."


What Our Customers Are Saying

"We had friends over last night and tried your fillet steaks on the Kamado. My gosh!!!! They are like butter and absolutely gorgeous!! We will be getting more of those for sure!"


What Our Customers Are Saying

"The quality of the meat is so superior. The filet was the most tender I've ever had."


Quality you can see and taste.


Ideal Meat is able to offer a unique buying and aging program to be able to deliver consistent, tender, and premium boxed beef. We specialize in Prime and Choice graded beef.

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We offer hand-cut, and trimmed premium pork options for all of your center of the plate needs, that you just can't get anywhere else.

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Our mouth watering, perfectly consistent lamb offerings are guaranteed to match the highest-quality standards.

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Our expert team of poultry buyers and professional butchers are able to provide a wide array of poultry items. We are picky when it come to our chicken products.

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