I had to do a bit of research, you know...the kind where you only have to type a couple words into http://google.com and WHALAH! endless information. Really difficult. I don't know how we do it.
Anywho~ Here is the article that tells ya all about "Hamburger Month". Being the beef lover that I am, I had to fully represent. Have a Beefy night!!
White Castle Kicks Off 85th Anniversary by Celebrating National Hamburger Month
White Castle logo. (PRNewsFoto) COLUMBUS, OH USA
COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- 2006 marks a monumental
anniversary for White Castle with 85 years of serving one-of-a-kind burgers
to Cravers everywhere. Since the company's founding in March of 1921, over
16 billion signature steam-grilled-on-a-bed-of-onions hamburgers have been
sold. Many events are scheduled throughout 2006 to mark the anniversary
including being the official sponsor of National Hamburger Month,
celebrated each May 1- 31. Team members from the home office can be found
working in select White Castle restaurants during the month of May in
celebration of employees working on the front lines. White Castle
celebrates National Hamburger Month in honor of America's favorite food.
Several anniversary events are planned throughout the year that allow
customers to be continually involved with the brand. The 15th annual Crave
Time Cook Off competition held in August encourages customers to submit a
unique recipe using 10 White Castle hamburgers and the chance to win a
Crave Case (30 burgers) a week for one year. A new recipe book, By the
Sackful: A Scrapbook with Recipes from 85 Years of Craving, has been
published with recipes from 15 years of Crave Time Cook Off recipe entries.
The book is available online at http://www.whatyoucrave.com and on http://www.Amazon.com.
Proceeds from the sale of the book will be donated to the non-profit group,
Turkeys 4 America, Inc. All Cravers are encouraged to tap into their
inspirational energies and invent a great new recipe. 2006 entries are due
by July 6.
Customers can also submit their ultimate Crave story in the 6th annual
Cravers Hall of Fame competition. They'll vie for the chance to come to
Columbus and be inducted into the hallowed Hall along with the likes of
members of the rock group The Smithereens and Harold and Kumar Go To White
Castle stars, John Cho and Kal Penn.
White Castle team members get steamed up for regional and national
Fastest Griddle Contest events to determine who can cook and sack 30
quality burgers in the least amount of time. This event lets White Castle
team members test their skills and become faster and even more quality
focused when making those one-of-a-kind hamburgers!
To learn about these events and more planned for the White Castle 85th
Anniversary, visit White Castle's website at http://www.whatyoucrave.com. In
addition another new website, http://www.truecastlestories.com, launched the
beginning of April as a forum for Cravers to come together to share their
White Castle experiences, talk together on message boards and browse other
White Castle was founded in 1921 in Wichita, Kansas. The company owns
and operates 398 units in 11 states and is considered to be the first fast
food hamburger restaurant."
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