ORLANDO, Fla., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the most celebrated holidays at Margaritaville, National Hamburger Month, is back to honor a true American icon—the hamburger. Starting May 1st, Margaritaville Restaurants across the country will celebrate the entire month with specialty burgers that pay homage to regions of the Americas, from the Bayou to Baja. Margaritaville will also pay tribute to its signature burger "Cheeseburger in Paradise," that has been served with a side of fun for almost 30 years.
To prepare for the month-long celebration, Margaritaville reached out to thousands of fans through e-mail and social media, encouraging them to share their version of the perfect hamburger. The burger components surveyed ranged from the preferred type of patty to toppings, condiments, buns and sides. Out of the 17,000+ respondents, almost 82% of those surveyed preferred beef to turkey or vegetarian patties. An astounding 93% voted cheese as the number one topping, with cheddar as the favorite. Lettuce, tomato, bacon and pickles also got top votes. Ketchup, mayonnaise and mustard were the most popular condiments with Barbecue Sauce and Heinz 57 coming in 4th and 5th. Naturally, the favorite side item was French fried potatoes with 77% of the respondents opting for a Big Kosher Pickle and 53% choosing a cold draft beer as their beverage of choice to enjoy with their burger.
Margaritaville will celebrate National Hamburger Month during the month of May with these specialty burgers created by Bill Rohm, Director of Culinary; The Baja Burger topped with carne asada, Oaxaca and Monterey jack cheese, avocado, pico de gallo, and key lime crema, the Bayou Burger seasoned with Cajun spices, caramelized onions and Andouille bacon topped with a Cajun remoulade and the Chimichurri Burger topped with all the trimmings and chimichurri, a green sauce that goes perfect with grilled meats.
For more information on your local Margaritaville, visit Margaritaville.com.
Margaritaville delivers an experience where guests can enjoy the sights, sounds and tastes of their favorite vacation destination, whatever their latitude. Inspired by the lyrics and philosophy of Jimmy Buffett, this leading lifestyle brand is comprised of restaurants, retail shops, consumer products, casinos, resorts, vacation ownership, and a national radio station on SiriusXM.
Since launching its first location in Key West in 1987, Margaritaville has expanded to the most popular U.S. and international destinations, including: Orlando, Las Vegas, Myrtle Beach, Panama City Beach, Nashville, Cincinnati, Connecticut, Chicago, Atlantic City and Destin. International locations can be found in the Caribbean, Mexico, the Republic of Panama, Canada, and Australia. LandShark Bar and Grill locations include Myrtle Beach and Atlantic City. New Margaritaville locations are opening this summer in Pigeon Forge, TN and Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Margaritaville Hotels and/or Casinos are located in Pensacola Beach, Biloxi, Bossier City, and Las Vegas.
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