Wisconsin Beef Council names Elite 8 in first-ever ‘Best Burger Contest’

WISCONSIN (WFRV) – The Final Four in the NCAA Tournament is set, but the Wisconsin Beef Council has its own bracket. On Tuesday, they announced the Elite Eight in the first-ever ‘Best Burger Contest’ in Wisconsin.

The contest was designed to seek out and promote 100% beef burgers prepared in Wisconsin restaurants, and after receiving thousands of nominations, the council has released the final eight.

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In no particular order, these restaurants received the most nominations on the Wisconsin Beef Council’s website over the past month:

  • Brazen Head Pub
    • 147 N Main St, West Bend (Washington County)
  • Crafty Cow
    • 2675 S Kinnickinnic Ave, Milwaukee (Milwaukee County)
  • Dog House Bar & Grill
    • 117 S 1st St, Mt. Horeb (Dane County)
  • Ferry Xing Bar & Grill
    • 306 Main St, Merrimac (Sauk County)
  • Pickles Bar & Grill
    • 5507 Co Rd Y, Hazelhurst (Oneida County)
  • Skippy’s Burger Bar
    • 113 Green Bay Rd, Thiensville (Ozaukee County)
  • Straight Home Bar & Grill
    • 184060 WI-153, Eland (Shawano County)
  • The Dump Bar & Grill
    • 105 W Edgewater St, Cambria (Columbia County)

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These eight restaurants will now be evaluated by a secret panel of judges. The Wisconsin Beef Council encourages Wisconsinites to visit these restaurants and try their 100% beef burgers.

More information can be found here.