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Announcing the 2017 Blended Burger Project™

JBF Editors

April 03, 2017


Announcing the 2016 Blended Burger Project™

This summer, for the third year in a row, chefs nationwide will be re-imagining the classic American burger when they take part in our Blended Burger Project™, a competition challenging chefs to blend mushrooms with meat to create a more delicious, nutritious, and sustainable burger.

Starting Memorial Day weekend, expect to see blended burgers on menus at the following restaurants:

…and many more to come. The Blended Burger Project™ is open to chefs nationwide, who can sign up at

Announcing the 2016 Blended Burger Project™

Diners across America can cast a vote for their favorite blended burger based on a set of judging criteria by visiting In January 2018, the five chefs with the most votes will win an opportunity to prepare their blended burger at the historic James Beard House.

The Blended Burger Project™ will take place Memorial Day through July 31, 2017. Learn more

The James Beard Foundation's Blended Burger Project™ is administered in partnership with the Mushroom Council