Cattle drinking from troughCatering Services is selling boxes of ground beef from Wagyu cattle raised near Comber.

Gourmet beef a hit with campus connoisseurs

Catering Services has sold out of its initial shipment of Wagyu beef from the farm of alumnus Ryan Pearson (BSc 2019).

The premium product was offered as ground meat for purchase by the university community.

Executive chef Paolo Vasapolli now has on hand both the original 1-lb. boxes and a new 2-lb. box he projects will feed a family of four.

“If you appreciate the difference that comes from having the best, you will definitely want to try this local beef,” he says.

The meat sells for $20 per pound. To order, email