Meet the Five Winning Restaurants in the James Beard Foundation’s 2017 Blended Burger Project™

414 Restaurants from 45 States Menued Meat + Mushroom Blended Burgers, Winners Will Cook at James Beard House

Five restaurants have received top honors in the James Beard Foundation’s Blended Burger Project™, which challenged chefs to make their burgers more delicious, nutritious and sustainable by blending chopped mushrooms with meat.

From Memorial Day through July 31, 414 restaurants* in 45 states menued their own take on the blended burger in the third annual competition, encouraging patrons to vote online for their favorite. More than 400,000 consumer votes were cast, and the five restaurants that earned the most will be cooking their burgers at the historic James Beard House in New York City in early 2018.

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Campus Food Trends

A recent search on food trends across colleges and universities in the US turned up some surprising, and not-so-surprising, results when it comes to the food choices and expectations students have on their campus foodservice program.

The same critical hot topics in food that are having a wide impact across North America are also trending at campuses across the country. There’s a demand for more ethnically diverse options, with French, Mexican and Indian cuisine growing in popularity. Students are also looking for easier access to fresh and sustainably sourced ingredients and prefer a “farm-to-campus” concept when it comes to their food options.

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