pork burger - Humboldt sets world record
HUMBOLDT, Iowa, USA -- Sponsored by the Downtown Humboldt
Enrichment Group event committee, a 240 pound, 42 inches across
and 10 inches thick pork burger was cooked during the Downtown
Humboldt Pork and Putt Classic , setting the world record for the Largest
pork burger. Photo: J.D. Myers of Humboldt checks
on a 240-pound the pork burger as it cooks during the Pork
and Putt Classic in downtown Humboldt . The World'sLargest pork burger measured 42 inches across and
10 inches thick.
The meat has all been donated and donations
have come in from Miller's Landing, Fireside, Vinny's BBQ,
Fareway and Hy-Vee. Joey Krug and Bob Krug donated the custom
build aluminum pan.
Gary Vinsand, owner of Vinny's BBQ
in downtown Dakota City, has volunteered to cook the burger.
Organizers says that a pork burger
that weighed 127 pounds was cooked in Des Moines two years
ago, but was never recognized by Guinness World Records.
The Pork and Putt Classic, which also featured
a two-man team miniature golf tournament, was organized by
the Humboldt Downtown Enrichment Group as a way to bring the
community together downtown.
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-Chef Ted Reader