TRATTORIA IL MULINO CREATES STUNNING TRUFFLE COVERED BURGER FOR JAMES BEARD FOUNDATION’S BLENDED BURGER PROJECT
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – (May 26, 2017) – Music City’s go-to destination for Abruzzese-inspired Italian fare, Trattoria Il Mulino, is participating in this year’s James Beard Foundation Blended Burger Project starting Memorial Day, May 29 and running through Monday, July 31. The James Beard Foundation’s (JBF) Blended Burger Project™, is a nationwide contest and challenge to make a "blended burger" by blending ground meat with finely chopped mushrooms to create a delicious, healthier, and more sustainable burger.
Trattoria Il Mulino’s Executive Chef Thomas Cook has created his Blended Burger with a American Kobe beef and mushroom patty, melted brie, shaved prosciutto, porcini dusted tobacco onions, truffle aioli and fresh shaved Italian summer truffles. The burger will be featured on the restaurant’s menu for $30.
“We are excited to participate in this James Beard Foundation project. We think we have created the perfect combination of beef and mushroom to make the most delicious blended burger in the country,” said Thomas Cook, executive chef.
Visit www.jamesbeard.org/blendedburgerproject to view the gallery of blended burger photos, and cast your vote for the blended burger that best represents the most creative use of mushrooms, best flavor profile, and most appetizing appearance.
When the promotion concludes at 11:59pm EST on July 31st, 2017, the five (5) chefs with the most online votes will win a trip to the historic James Beard House in New York City where they will showcase their blended burgers at an exclusive event in 2018.
New this year, customers who vote for their favorite blended burger online will also be entered to win an all-expenses paid trip for two to the 2018 Blended Burger event at the James Beard House.
About Trattoria IL Mulino
Trattoria Il Mulino is a spinoff of New York City’s famous Il Mulino restaurant with cuisine modeled off the original restaurant menu created by New York’s Executive Chef Michele Mazza. Nashville’s Trattoria Il Mulino’s Executive Chef Thomas Cook draws upon his experience and adds local flair, resulting in an exceptional and delectable experience unique to the Music City. Trattoria Il Mulino is located in the Hilton Nashville Downtown at 121 4th Ave. S. Nashville, Tenn., 37203, with a separate entrance to the restaurant with complimentary valet at 144 5th Avenue S., Nashville, Tenn., 37203. The restaurant is open for lunch daily 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., and dinner Sunday through Thursday, 5 to 10 p.m., Friday and Saturday, 5 to 11 p.m. For more information please visit www.trattoriailmulinonashville.com or connect on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.