Committed to flavor and quality

Our Story

Welcome to 4505 Burgers & BBQ. 4505 Meats began as a whole animal meat company in San Francisco, founded by Ryan Farr with immeasurable help from family and friends in 2009. 

Here at 4505 Burgers & BBQ, we partner with farmers and ranchers to produce the highest quality BBQ from animals raised humanely and with care. Equipped with one of the area’s last remaining historic wood-fired barbecue pits, we are informed by the traditions and styles that have come before us, and we honor the greats who have stoked the pits in the wee hours of the night. 

From 4505’s very beginning when Ryan started selling Chicharrones at the Farmer’s Market, we have strived to keep it simple and always follow our stomachs. We respect those who’ve come before us, but we do things our own way, the 4505 way.


Ryan Farr is the author of two books- Whole Beast Butchery and Sausage Making- The Definitive Guide.

Sausage Making is Farr's master course for all skill levels, featuring an overview of tools and ingredients, step-by-step sausage-making instructions, more than 175 full-color technique photos, and 50 recipes for his favorite classic and contemporary links. This comprehensive, all-in-one manual welcomes a new generation of meat lovers and DIY enthusiasts to one of the most satisfying and tasty culinary crafts.

Whole Beast Butchery demystifies the butchery process with 500 step-by-step photographs, master recipes for key cuts, and a primer on tools, techniques, and meat handling. This visual manual is the first to teach by showing exactly what butchers know, whether cooks want to learn how to turn a primal into familiar and special cuts or to simply identify everything in the case at the market.

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