$15.99 SHIPPING on every shipment! Hurry - don't miss this limited-time offer.*

Omaha, NE - April 26, 2013

Omaha Steaks Bruce Simon Named as 2013 Ernst & Young
Omaha Steaks announced today that President and family owner, Bruce Simon, has been selected as a finalist, in the Upper Midwest region, for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award in the Family Business category.

The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year awards program recognizes high-growth entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on June 13, 2013 at the Minneapolis Marriott City Center in Minneapolis. Ernst & Young announced finalists in the Upper Midwest region, which includes companies based in Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota, earlier this week.

Simon is a fifth-generation family owner of the Omaha Steaks®; group of companies where he serves as President and Chief Executive Officer. The company, started by his great great-grandfather in 1917 as a custom butcher shop, has grown into the nation's largest direct response marketer of premium beef and gourmet foods.

Simon began his full-time Omaha Steaks employment as Assistant Plant Manager in 1981, upon graduation from the University of Pennsylvania-Wharton School of Finance, with a Bachelor's Degree in Economics. From there he went on to hold numerous positions throughout the company until being named President and Chief Executive Officer in 1994. Today he oversees the entire company with a focus on operations including expertly buying all of the beef.

"It is an honor to be selected as a finalist for this prestigious award in the category for Family Business Excellence," said Simon. "As a fifth generation family owned company, Omaha Steaks has continued to remain innovative, committed to our community and dedicated, first and foremost, to our customers."

Now in its 27th year, the Entrepreneur of the Year program has expanded globally to recognize entrepreneurs in over 140 cities and in more than 50 countries throughout the world. Regional award winners go on to compete at the national level. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the National Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Overall Award winner, will be announced at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, Calif., on Nov. 16, 2013. The awards are the culminating event of the Ernst & Young Strategic Growth Forum®;, the nation's most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.

About Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur of the Year®;:

Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year is the world's most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique award recognizes the significant contributions of entrepreneurs who inspire other with their vision, leadership and achievement.


See more press releases...

Today's Selected Combos


Customer Favorites Combo 43931WZC
  • 2 (5 oz.) Filet Mignons
  • 2 (5 oz.) Top Sirloins
  • 4 (3 oz.) Polynesian Pork Chops
  • 4 (4.5 oz.) Chicken Fried Steaks
  • 4 (3 oz.) Gourmet Jumbo Franks
  • 4 (4 oz.) Triple Berry Tartlets
Reg. $183.94 | Save $106.95 | Now Only $76.99
This Combo Ships FREE!
Qty
Send To

The Hungry Family 48903WZC
  • 4 (5 oz.) Bacon-Wrapped Filet Mignons
  • 2 (4 oz.) Boneless Pork Chops
  • 4 (4 oz.) Omaha Steaks Burgers
  • 4 (3 oz.) Gourmet Jumbo Franks
  • 1 (24 oz) Rustic Roasting Vegetables
  • 16 oz. pkg. Omaha Steakhouse® Fries
  • 4 (4 oz.) Caramel Apple Tartlets
  • OS Seasoning Packet
Reg. $217.91 | Save $136.92 | Now Only $80.99
This Combo Ships FREE!
Qty
Send To


Free Shipping Assortments
$19.99 SALE
Value-packed combos

Amazing Griller's Feast Shipped Free
Amazing Griller's Feast 48279WZC
Reg. $146.94 Now Only $59.99
This Combo Ships FREE!
 Grilling Classics
BBQ Classics 49916WZC
Reg. $145.95 Now Only $64.99
This Combo Ships FREE!
 FS Family Gathering Combo
Family Gathering Combo 49670WZC
Reg. $201.94 Now Only $79.99
This Combo Ships FREE!
 The Tasteful Trove
The Tasteful Trove 45266WZC
Reg. $186.95 Now Only $89.99
This Combo Ships FREE!

All Gift Baskets Ship FREE

$99.99  Only $49.99
Qty
Send it to
$149.99  Only $89.99
Qty
Send it to
$74.99  Only $49.99
Qty
Send it to
Out of Stock
Sign up for...
Omaha Steaks Emails
Be the first to learn about exclusive promotions, recipes,
new products, unique daily deals and so much more!

Looking for a Great
Last Minute Gift?
Shop
Earn food & discounts
Sign In or join today

Monthly Special
Best Seller
Deal of the Day
2 (1.5 lb. pkg.) Italian Chicken Fingers
Now Only $24.99
Reg. $59.98
Quick View