August 13 – National Fillet Mignon Day

National Fillet Mignon Day

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Food Facts on Fillet Mignon

  • Filet mignon is considered the king of steaks because of its tender, melt in the mouth texture.
  • A prime filet mignon can literally be cut with a fork.
  • Filet mignon comes from the small end of the tenderloin, which is found, on the back rib cage of the animal.
  • Filet mignon steaks may lose a bit in flavor because of the lack of marbling, fat, and bone.
  • Today steakhouses like Morton’s sell a Fillet Mignon Sandwich for $1.