The following lists the locations for cuts of beef and the retail and other names they are known by:

  • Chuck: Arm steak, round bone steak, Swiss steak
  • Chuck: Top blade pot roast, top chuck roast, 7-bone roast
  • Chuck: Short ribs, barbecue ribs, braising ribs
  • Rib: Back ribs, beef riblet, rib bones
  • Rib: Rib eye roast, Delmonico roast, roll roast
  • Loin: Tenderloin steak, Filet mignon, fillet steak
  • Loin: Boneless top loin steak, boneless club steak, New York strip steak, Kansas City steak, strip steak, ambassador steak
  • Round: Top round steak, top round London broil, short cut steak
  • Round: Tip roast, tip sirloin roast, knuckle roast
  • Flank: Flank steak, flank steak fillet, London broil, jiffy steak
  • Plate: Skirt steak, fajita meat, Philadelphia steak
  • Brisket: Whole boneless brisket, fresh beef brisket

In this Story

  1. Choosing and Preparing Beef
  2. Cooking Beef
  3. Common Beef Cuts