Food Network Challenge

Season 5 Episode 19

Challenge: Build a Better Burger

Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Jun 19, 2005 on Food Network



  • Trivia

    • Competitors:

      Chris Kirigin – All-American Zinburger – Blue Cheese and Zinfandel reduction

      Nikki Norman – Island-Style Key West Burger – Ciabatta Rolls and Mango-Ginger Chutney

      Jenny Flake – Feta Sun-Dried Tomato Stuffed Prosciutto Burger – Focaccia Rolls

      Jan Curry – Midway Hamburger Steak Sandwich – Cheese toast with Steak burgers, Pickles

      Clint Stephenson – Avocado B-L-T Burger with Caramelized Onions –

      Veronica Callaghan – All-American Hero Burger – Burger with Salami, Ham and Avocado-Tomato Dressing

      Tom Wickham – Southwest Chili Burger – Chili stuffed patty with Avocado and Lime Marinated Slaw

      Debbi Bracker – Peppercorn Burger with Goat Cheese Spread – Honey Greens

      Karen Tedesco – New-Fashioned American Drive-In Cheeseburger – Lemon, Tarragon Mayo-Mustard Spread with Diced Pickles

      Darlya Oehler – Mesquite-Grilled Centennial Burger – Swiss Cheese and Bacon Stuffing with Avocado Dressing

  • Quotes

  • Notes

    • Also Featured:

      Jeffrey Star – Exec. Chef, Sutter Home
      James McNair – Contest Chairman (Head Judge)

    • This competition usually features two categories–beef and alternative burgers. However this year, in honor of the 100th anniversary of the burger's national debut in St. Louis, the burgers are all beef.

  • Allusions