Ruth's Chris Steak House is an international chain of upscale restaurants. Various listings have placed Ruth's Chris among the best restaurants in the United States. The company runs Ruth's Chris Steak Houses in close to 70 locations, including four in Mexico and two in Taiwan. About half of the restaurants are run as franchises, and the company directly operates the others. Each restaurant has a unique decor, but all are similar in their menus, which feature corn fed Midwestern beef steaks. Though other dishes are on the menu, steaks account for almost 90 percent of sales. Ruth's Chris beef is dry aged in Chicago and then shipped twice weekly in large cuts to the restaurants. The steaks are cut into smaller portions at each restaurant, and cooked by a special process using a broiler heated to about 1,800 degrees Fahrenheit. This cooking method is consistent throughout the chain. The company is privately held by founder Ruth Fertel and her two sons.




Key Lime Pie

Ruth's Chris Steakhouse Copycat Recipe

1/2 cup graham cracker crumbs
1/2 cup granulated sugar
5 tablespoons melted butter

Pie Filling:
1 cup key lime juice
2 whole eggs
1 tablespoon lime zest
2 (14.5 oz.)cans condensed Milk

In a mixing bowl, mix the crumbs, sugar, and butter with your hands. Press the mixture firmly into pie pan, and bake until brown, roughly 20 minutes. Remove and allow to cool to room temperature.

Lower the oven to 325 degrees. Combine all of the remaining ingredients and whisk well. Place the filling into a cooled pie shell. Bake for 15 minutes and allow to cool overnight.

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