Most hamburgers assembled in one hour: Loblaw sets world record (VIDEO) BRAMPTON, ON, Canada -- 12 members of the Chatham community helped Loblaw Companies Limited (Loblaw) to assemble 1,053 hamburgers
at the PC® BBQTown Grand Prize Event in Chatham-Kent, setting the new world record for theMost hamburgers assembled in one hour,
according to the World Record Academy: www.worldrecordacademy.com/. Photo: Loblaw Companies Limited sets new World Records title at the PC® BBQTown Grand Prize Event in Chatham-Kent Photo: CNW Group/Loblaw Companies Limited.
The Guinness world record for the the largest commercially available hamburger weighs 144.7 kg (319 lb) and is available for US $1,800 (£1,115.86) at Mallie's Sports Grill in Southgate, Michigan, USA.
Guinness World Records also recognized the world record for the Largest Hamburger Patty, set by Loran Green and Friends of Hi Line Promotions, who made a burger of pure Montana beef weighing 2.74 tonnes (6,040 lb) at the Sleeping Buffalo Resort at Saco, Montana.
On the day of the event, 12 members of the Chatham community helped to assemble the burgers for the world record.
The world record team consisted of Mayor Randy Hope, No Frills Store Franchisees Dean Mills and Barb Mills, Real Canadian Superstore manager, Al Scott, Loblaw Grocery Specialist, Rick Rumble and store colleagues as well as representatives from Chatham EMS, fire and police teams.
A complete burger consisted of bun: top and bottom, patty, lettuce, tomato, onion and a dollop of ketchup.
"Today was a memorable day for Loblaw and our colleagues, as well as the residents of Chatham-Kent. It was an overwhelming experience to celebrate this achievement with the Chatham-Kent community," said Allan Lindsay, vice-president of Brand Marketing, Loblaw Companies Limited.
"The spirit of the President's Choice® BBQTown event was to showcase amazing communities, Canadians' love of barbecuing, and summer entertaining with family and friends and we are thrilled to have had the support from Chatham-Kent to achieve this official World Record title."
The President's Choice® BBQTown grand prize event in Chatham-Kent's included a massive BBQ party with fantastic food and electrifying entertainment.
Hosted by Chef Tom Filippou, executive chef for President's Choice® Cooking Schools and host of Food Network Canada's World's Weirdest Restaurants, Bob Blumer, the President's Choice® BBQTown event welcomed over 8,700 Chatham-Kent residents.
These residents enjoyed free BBQ fare and an appearance by multi-platinum, JUNO award winning recording group Hedley.
As part of the event, a $25,000 donation was presented to the Chatham-Kent Student Nutrition Program on behalf of the President's Choice® Children's Charity.
"It was exciting for us to be involved in setting the new World Record title for the most hamburgers assembled in one hour as the grand prize winner in the President's Choice® BBQTown event," said Mayor Randy Hope, Chatham-Kent.
"We are proud that our community rallied together and showed such amazing spirit in the face of stiff competition against hundreds of great communities that were nominated to win the grand prize."
Chatham-Kent was first selected as a semi-finalist from a panel of judges and ultimately won the grand prize after receiving the most votes online from their community.