Michael's Finer Meats is a leading supplier of meat products serving foodservice operators in a dozen mostly Midwestern states. Operating as Michael's Finer Meats & Seafoods, the company distributes portioned and custom cut beef, pork, and poultry products, as well as fresh seafood, deli meats, and such specialty products as wild game. The company also supplies customers with hors d'oeuvres and dessert items in addition to center-of-plate products. Michael's Finer Meats also sells directly to consumers through its Web site. The family-controlled business, started in 1962 by chairman Michael Bloch, is backed by private equity firm Sorenson Capital.