After reviewing hundreds of recipes submitted by guests via Instagram and Twitter, Zinburger Wine & Burger Bar, the award-winning upscale boutique burger concept, has announced the top 8 entries in The Great Zinburger Battle.

The top 8 signature creations, which were selected by Zinburger’s culinary team, will make their way to Zinburger’s Burger of the Week menu beginning July 2.  Two burgers will compete against each other each week (four weeks total) and the burger with the highest overall sales will be declared the winner of The Great Zinburger Battle.

Top 8 Finalists (name of burger, Zinburger location, submitter’s social media handle, ingredients):

JULY 2-8

Red, White & Blue– Springfield, VA – @wendyzindler

Certified Angus Beef patty, Point Reyes Blue cheese, tater tots tossed in Frank’s RedHotand lettuce

The Hamburguesa- Cherry Hill, NJ – @phillyfooddude

Certified Angus Beef patty with avocado crème, Cotija cheese, cabbage slaw and tomatillo salsa

JULY 9-15

Hula Burger – Arundel Mills, MD – @alankuyatt

Certified Angus Beef patty, Hula sauce, pineapple relish, bacon and lettuce

The Stanburger- Walt Whitman (Long Island, NY) – @taralene

Certified Angus Beef patty, American cheese, macaroni salad, sour cream, BBQ sauce, potato chips and lettuce

JULY 16-22

AG’s Crunch Burger– Atlanta, GA – @artinfinitus

Certified Angus Beef patty, Gruyere cheese, fried egg, baby arugula, Dijonnaise and Chicharrones

New Orleans Burger– Edison, NJ – @itstiamaria

Certified Angus Beef patty, Provolone cheese, fried baby shrimp, fried onion strings, cajun aioli, shredded lettuce, sliced tomatoes and pickle chips 

JULY 23-29

Burger Cubano – Boca, FL – @aaroncohenpac

Certified Angus Beef patty, fried plantain chips, Mojo sauce, Cotija cheese and ham

Asian Burger- Morris Plains, NJ – @shirlpearlpark

Certified Angus Beef patty, ginger soy bacon, blistered shishito peppers, roasted jalapenos, wasabi  chive aioli, smoked gouda and shredded lettuce 

The winner, who will be announced on July 30, will receive a large Green Egg Grill (valued at $800) and a $250 gift card. Second and third place will receive a $50 gift card and the remaining five contestants will receive a $25 gift card.

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