This resource is a comprehensive guide to selecting, preparing and cooking beef. Download the PDF version and use this with your students!
View common retail cuts of beef and download this handout to use in your classroom.
View common foodservice beef cuts and download this handout to use in your classroom.
1. Only fresh BEEF may be purchased with program funds
2. Beef must be used for Family and Consumer Science or Culinary Arts curriculum only.
3. Educator must complete grant application and be approved before submitting reimbursement form. (Reimbursements are up to $100.00 per class) (*Please remember that a limited number of applications will be approved and will be reviewed in the order in which they are received).
4. Once approved, confirmation will be sent from Tennessee Beef Council.
5. Teacher can conduct beef lesson anytime throughout school year once approved for grant. Watch FARMLAND DVD in the classroom in conjunction with a beef lesson. FARMLAND DVDS & Lesson Plans will be provided upon request.
6. Teacher will purchase beef for class(es) and then submit reimbursement form along with the receipt for beef purchases. Photos of class during beef lesson must also be submitted.
7. All receipts must be submitted to the Tennessee Beef Council by June 1st (immediately following school year in which application was approved).
8. After receiving the completed reimbursement form and receipts, Tennessee Beef Council will issue checks. Checks can only be made out to the school; no check will be issued to an individual.
9. Please be judicious with your beef purchases and take into consideration your class size. We want to be able to provide funds to as many Tennessee school districts as possible.
1. Receipts should include the name of store where beef was purchased, school name, and teacher’s name.
2. Funds can only be used in classroom/lab setting. Funds cannot be used for school BBQ’s, fundraisers, or other school functions.
3. A new application must be filled out for each new school year. Failure to follow these guidelines will affect the school’s ability to receive funds in the future.