JAMES BEARD FOUNDATION BLENDED BURGER PROJECT

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Now through July 31st, you can order Chef Evelyn Garcia’s “Thai-Style” blended burger, on our menu Tuesday through Saturday

Click on the button above to vote for Chef Evelyn’s Burger - scroll down to click on Decatur Bar & Pop-Up Factory then press the “heart” next to the photo. Then post your photos on social media and tag @DecaturBarHTX, @beardfoundation, @MushroomCouncil, @Blenditarian, and use #BlendedBurgerProject


THE BLENDED BURGER PROJECT is an in-restaurant menu promotion to make a “blended burger” by blending ground meat with finely chopped mushrooms to introduce a more delicious, nutritious, and sustainable burger.

When the promotion concludes on July 31, 2019, the five winning chefs, selected by a panel of experts from the twenty five burger with the most votes online, will win a trip to NYC to cook their blended burger dish at the historic James Beard House. New this year: each winning chef will receive $5,000

The James Beard Foundation is about good food. From their commitment to advocacy and thought leadership through their Impact Programs, to the James Beard Awards, which celebrate the heights of culinary excellence, the James Beard Foundation is passionate about making the food world a more delicious place. The choices that culinary professionals and diners make today will impact our future.

Blended Burger Project Program Goals

  • Encouraging chefs to create a healthier, more sustainable burger without sacrificing taste

  • Mushrooms add important nutrients to the plate like Vitamin D, potassium, and B Vitamins

  • Mushrooms are healthier for the planet. Did you know that mushrooms require a small amount of land to grow? 1 acre = 1 million pounds of mushrooms

  • Educating diners about the many benefits of “The Blend” and the future of food

For more information visit jamesbeard.org/blendedburgerproject