Castello® Creamy Havarti Helps Michael Symon Win 2014 Amstel Light People's Choice Award Symon's Iconic 'Fat Doug' Burger, Topped with Castello® Cheese, Takes Top Honors at Amstel Light Burger Bash Presented by Pat LaFrieda Meats, Part of South Beach Wine & Food Festival
MIAMI BEACH, Fla., Feb. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Topping his famous "Fat Doug" burger with Castello® Creamy Havarti cheese, Chef Michael Symon and the B Spot restaurant team captured an unprecedented fourth Amstel Light People's Choice Award at the 2014 Amstel Light Burger Bash. The Burger Bash, presented by Pat LaFrieda Meats, was held last night in Miami Beach, Fla. as part of the Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival.
More than 25 chefs from across the country competed in this prestigious event.
"We congratulate Chef Symon and his team for this fantastic honor," said Susan Burris, Castello® Brand Manager for Arla Foods USA. "The 'Fat Doug' is a truly exquisite burger which captures the passion for innovation that is also a Castello® hallmark. We are thrilled that the creatively crafted combination of Chef Symon's iconic burger and Castello® Creamy Havarti was recognized as the people's champion."
Castello® Creamy Havarti is a mild, creamy cheese offering a buttery taste and delicate tang. It is precisely crafted with time-honored Castello® recipes and methods in the same Danish region where Hanne Nielsen originally created the cheese.
Castello®: Creatively Crafted Cheese
Since 1893, Castello® has brought a balance of innovation and tradition to the art of cheese making. Castello® cheeses cover a wide range of traditional regional recipes and our own unique crafted cheeses, always made with natural ingredients and great attention to detail. We've never been content to just make the standard cheeses, but instead have tried to be creative by using ingredients and techniques from all over the world, giving each cheese a unique flavor and texture. Each cheese is made at a single dairy, which specializes in the production of that particular cheese. Learn more about our creatively crafted cheeses at castellocheeseusa.com, or join the conversation on Facebook or Twitter (@CastelloUSA).
Carmichael Lynch Spong