This year marks the 37th annual BBQ Cook-off at the Galveston County Fair & Rodeo. If you’re looking to take home first prize, you have to start with the best cuts of meat. Doreck’s Meat Market in Santa Fe has been providing prize-winning meats to cook off participants since the event first began. Whether you need brisket, ribs, sausage or fajitas, Doreck’s has the right meat to help you bring the prize home.
Get ready for spring
Spring is in the air, and soon the smell of meat on a barbecue pit will be, too. If you’re hosting a backyard barbecue for friends or just making a tasty weekend dinner for your family, stop by Doreck’s to pick out a prime cut of meat to throw on the grill.
At Doreck’s you can find an array of Rib eye steaks, T-bone steaks, sirloins, round steak, flat iron steak, chuck roast, cutlets, whole rib eyes, pork chops, country style pork ribs, pork spare ribs, hamburger, stew meat, fajita meat, sausage, jalapeño sausage, jalapeño and cheese sausage, pork pan sausage, boudin, summer sausage, lunch meats, cheddar (rat cheese), special cuts on request, chicken, freezer packs, hinds and half’s.
Processing your meat
If you have your own meat, Doreck’s is also the place to go for deer, live game and livestock processing.
Doreck’s has been processing deer meat for almost 40 years. They process only one deer at a time, so your meat will never be mixed up with someone else’s.
They can turn your venison into pan sausage, smoked sausage, steaks, roasts and many more cuts.
Doreck’s sausage is especially popular, Their own original recipe, the sausage comes in four flavors: regular, jalapeño, jalapeño and cheese, and hot. It is popular with cookouts, cook-offs and often purchased by organizations for events. It is also available in local grocery stores.
Opened in September 1972 by Jack and Nancy Doreck, Doreck’s has providing goods for meals, cookouts and cook-offs for the Galveston County community for more than 40 years.
Since 1994, the business has continued the tradition under the direction of Raymond and John Doreck with help from their sister, Laurie Hadley.
Doreck’s sells only USDA choice meats, which are a class above select meats that are typically sold in most stores, but their prices are still very competitive.
The friendly and knowledgeable staff strives to educate customers about the meats they are purchasing.
Doreck’s is state-inspected weekly to be sure that they are meeting strict guidelines and requirements, and they are also health inspected. This double-inspection results in clean and fresh environments and products.
In addition to fine meats, Doreck’s can supply tools necessary to deliver a meal to the table.
The same brand of knives Doreck’s uses is available in the store, including butcher knives, saws for field dressing deer, slicing meats at a cook-off or in your own kitchen.
Doreck’s also belongs to Hunters For The Hungry. If you or any hunters you know do not want your deer, pay the small processing fee and Doreck’s will donate all meat and donations to local charities such as The Woman’s Crisis Center. Contact them for information on donating meat to a local charity.
Doreck’s Meat Market is located at 4101 Hwy 646 N. in Santa Fe. Hours are Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 409-925-6611 for more information.