Britain’s Best Burger competition finalists announced

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The Staff Canteen

Editor 24th August 2016

The finalists of the Britain’s Best Burger competition have been announced ahead of National Burger Day on Thursday, August 25, 2016.

Gavin Lucas, the popular burger blogger known as ‘Burgerac’, and owner of Burgerac’s Burgershack, led a panel of judges to decide the six finalists who are Burger Brothers (Brighton), The Grazing Shed (Cardiff), Annie’s Burger Shack (Nottingham), Meat59 (Torquay), Jam Jar (Newcastle), Burgers and Beers (Edinburgh).

Gavin said: “We’ve had our work cut out as judges with hundreds of burgers to check out from high quality establishments across the country. It’s great to see operators doing the basics well and using the infinitely customisable nature of burgers to inject some real personality into their menu.”

The burgers were judged on their originality, quality of ingredients, chef skill, range of choices and customer feedback.

Each finalist will receive £2,500 worth of PR support to help make them famous for their burger, and go on to the final stage of the competition where one will be named the winner of Britain’s Best Burger.

The winner will be announced on Tuesday, August 30, 2016 and will receive the Grand Prize of £10,000 worth of PR support to let the world know they serve Britain’s Best Burger. 

Rhodri Morgan, marketing manager at Unilever Food Solutions, said: “Burgers remain a popular choice for UK consumers. The competition has been very strong with quality entries from pubs, burger joints and street vendors across the country. Our six finalists stood out from the crowd with everything from original ideas, creativity, chef skill and quality ingredients. They’ve demonstrated that their burgers are up there with the best.”

The new competition is sponsored by Hellman’s and is part of their ‘Grilltopia’ campaign which inspires operators to take their customers to burger heaven.

 

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The  Staff Canteen

The Staff Canteen

Editor 24th August 2016

Britain’s Best Burger competition finalists announced