Just one more reason to dine with Mattison’s!
Mattison’s is now working with Tampa Bay-based, family-owned food distributor Turtle Beach Natural Foodservice which procures the finest all-natural, organic, and certified humanely raised products from a variety of traditional farms from around the county including Niman Ranch, Joyce Farms, and High Plains Bison.
Niman Ranch is a community of more than 700 family farmers and ranchers offering the finest tasting, all-natural meats raised by people committed to sustainable and humane practices. Niman Ranch meats are from animals Raised with Care® and are never, ever given antibiotics or hormones. The animals are given 100% vegetarian feeds, and treated according to the most humane practices including pasture raised.
Additional menu items include Niman Ranch Tomahawk Port Chop, Joyce Farms Naked Chicken Breast, Niman Ranch Angus Ribeye, and Joyce Farms Duck Two Ways. We are proud to note that Mattison’s is the only restaurant in Sarasota to serve Joyce Farms Duck.
healthier products in support of independent family farmers, sustainable practice, and compassionate treatment of animals.
We should not leave the responsibility to our patrons to search for sustainable menu items. They should dine with comfort, knowing our ingredients are sourced from natural and organic farms that pride themselves on exceptional environmental and animal compassion standards. We are grateful for these partnerships that allow us to present beautifully prepared cuisine that is both delicious and raised with care.
At Mattison’s, we are fully committed to bringing more all-natural and sustainable ingredients to our menu creations. We source local produce and seafood as well as procuring the freshest resources from around the world. – Chef Paul Mattison
Niman Ranch is a community of more than 700 small, independent family farmers and ranchers. They offer the finest tasting all-natural meats raised by small independent family farmers and ranchers committed to sustainable and humane practices. All of the animals are:
· raised on sustainable farms and ranches
· never given antibiotics – ever
· never given added hormones – ever
· never fed animal by-products
· raised in accordance with the most humane animal handling protocols (available to the public on Niman Ranch Web site)
· raised on pasture or in deeply bedded pens
· no gestation crates
· no farrowing crates
· fed a 100% vegetarian diet
· hogs are selected from a cross of heritage breeds including Chester Whites, Duroc and Berkshire. Combining these breeds provides ideal characteristics such as exceptional mothering and a hardiness that allows for pasture raising and extraordinary marbling
· high marbling scores provide juicer and more flavorful pork
· Pasture raised and grain finished
· all cattle are genetically Angus (genotypic) other Angus program cattle qualify on hide color alones
· beef graded USDA choice or prime- averaging 25% prime
Joyce Farms are at the forefront of sustainable farming methods, humane raising practices, and above all else, some of the world’s best tasting poultry, game, and grass-fed beef. They now produce something that had been lacking in the world of grass-fed beef: exceptional flavor and an abundance of marbling. Naked Beef was born, a grass-fed beef that beats out the best beef in any category. Now after 50 years, they’re fully dedicated to raising the very best all-natural meats for the top chefs, artisanal butchers, and discerning consumers across the US. Joyce Farms remains family-owned and operated, now a third-generation family run operation.
High Plains Bison is a red meat lover’s dream come true, featuring all the satisfying flavor without the downside. You can enjoy succulent steaks without the cholesterol, juicy burgers without the fat. With High Plains Bison you don’t have to compromise. Not on nutrition, not on health, not on ethics and especially not on taste. The products are all natural – no hormones, fillers, antibiotics or artificial ingredients. Just pure American bison. Raised by hand-selected ranchers that specialize in and understand the unique demands of raising bison and only bison on the High Plains where they were meant to roam. The herds are humanely raised and processed with the utmost care. All of the meat is 100% USDA certified and many cuts can even go so far as to claim to be American Heart Association certified.