Delaware North, the hospitality conglomerate that operates Curly’s Pub, an eating and drinking establishment located within the hallowed halls of Lambeau Field, is holding a contest for charity in which several Green Bay Packers players (and head coach Mike McCarthy) were supposedly asked to come up with a unique burger featuring not-so-traditional toppings. The burgers are then be featured at Curly’s Pub have been and will continue to roll out over a period of weeks and the player whose burger sells out the fastest would receive a bonus donation to their favorite charity in excess of what already was being donated simply by participating in the contest.
Clay Matthews, Jordy Nelson, Ryan Pickett and Randall Cobb (and the aforementioned McCarthy taking part as well) all have burgers in the competition, but for the most off-the-wall creation of bun, meat, cheese and other toppings has to be the burger named after quarterback Aaron Rodgers.
Yep, it’s got peanut butter on it.
Here are all the tasty entries with descriptions and photos that originally were provided to Shutdown Corner:
The Aaron Rodgers Burger (toppings include bacon, peanut butter, swiss havarti, avocado, pickles, jalapenos, crispy fried onion rings, mayo and ranch dressing):
The Claymaker, for Clay Matthews, of course (toppings include bacon, a fried egg, cheddar cheese, avocado, lettuce, tomato and onion rings):
The Mac Attack Burger, for Coach Mike McCarthy (toppings include pepperoni, pepper jack cheese, avocado, lettuce, tomato, onion, jalapenos, mayo, spicy mustard and french fries):
The Big Grease Burger, for Ryan Pickett (toppings include bacon, pepper jack cheese, avocado, lettuce, tomato, onion, jalapenos, avocado and mayo):
The Jordy Nelson Burger (Jordy Nelson — duh) (toppings include brisket, pepper jack cheese, American cheese, lettuce, onion, tomato, onion rings, mayo and BBQ sauce):
The Corn on the Cobb Burger (Randall Cobb) (toppings inlcude bacon, cheddar cheese, corn and BBQ sauce):
While Randall Cobb deserves high marks by choosing an ingredient that plays off his name (although a burger topped with a Cobb salad would have been great — a burger topped with Clay, though, not so much), the addition of peanut butter (not to mention the fried egg) should make Aaron Rodgers’ burger the big winner.
At the same time, Jordy Nelson’s burger has brisket on it. Yum.
Actually, give me one each of these bad boys. Burger coma, here I come! And hey, it’s all for charity, so any aftereffects, up to and including a needed angioplasty — or a bunch of Tums — will be worth it.