National Hamburger Day is observed each year on May 28.  This day celebrates a summer-time grilling favorite and National Hamburger Day is part of National Hamburger Month.

Hamburger.  Seasoned ground beef, grilled and placed between two slices of bread or a bun. Top with sauteed onions, peppers, pickles, sliced onions, or cheese. Add condiments such as ketchup, mustard or mayo. Any one of these combinations would create a modern American version a hamburger.

 Some creative burger choices you might try are:

  • bleu cheese
  • coleslaw
  • avocado
  • fried egg
  • barbeque and peanut butter
  • mac & cheese

It is most likely that the hamburger sandwich first appeared in the 19th or early 20th centuries, but there is much controversy over its origin. Over the years, the hamburger has become a culinary icon in the United States.

The world’s largest hamburger was prepared on September 2, 2012, in Carlton, Minnesota by Black Bear Casino Resort and weighed in at 2,014 pounds.

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Use #NationalHamburgerDay to post on social media.

Try out some classic and new recipes. Make up your own, and above all enjoy a hamburger today.

Also celebrated today, National Brisket Day. You might want to add this to your menu for Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, or any other time you pull out the grill.


Our research was unable to locate the origin of National Hamburger Day. For Some Fun Hamburger Trivia See:


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