U.S. Embassy Chargé Michael Klecheski Hosts “The Great American Barbecue – Texas Style” Trade Reception

“The Great American Barbecue – Texas Style” features dishes made with high-quality U.S. meat and produce.

Chargé d’Affaires Michael S. Klecheski hosted “The Great American Barbecue – Texas Style” trade reception at his residence on Thursday, September 1, 2016 at 6:30-8:30 p.m.   The event featured renowned guest chef Jay McCarthy and showcased the availability and variety of high-quality U.S. food and beverage products.


The event was organized by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service in partnership with U.S. Meat Export Federation, Texas Beef Council, U.S. exporters, and local partners including Bestworld Beverage Brands, Bugle Boy Distributors, Emperador Distillers, Forth and Tay, Happy Living Philippines, and Carmen’s Best Ice Cream.

The Philippines is a key market in Southeast Asia and the 10th largest globally for U.S. agricultural products. The Philippines is also the largest market in Southeast Asia for high-quality U.S. food and beverage (F&B) products.