Red Robin: Anatomy of a Burger Bar
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May is here, and National Burger Day is coming up on May 28. We saw this as a great opportunity to spotlight one of our best-selling burger incarnations; the burger bar. To get the full story, we ask the experts over at Red Robin.
In a nutshell, a burger bar offers the perfect way to feed both large and small groups of people a delicious hamburger exactly as they want it without having to take down dozens of different orders. The Red Robin Gourmet Burger Bar includes individually wrapped burgers featuring a protein, bun and cheese, as well as a toppings bar, assorted condiments and sauces on the side so that everyone can customize their burger. It’s the flexibility of the burger bar that has helped make it the #1 style of burger catering ordered by ezCater customers.
Red Robin launched its Gourmet Burger Bar back in October of 2017, and it has been a huge hit ever since. Their burger bar features 10 or more fire-grilled burgers that can be customized to each guest’s taste. Each burger comes individually wrapped and made-to-order with a choice of protein (including Beef, Turkey, Chicken Breast or Veggie Burger), bun (including Sesame, Ciabatta or Gluten-Free) and cheese (including American, Cheddar, Pepper-Jack, Provolone or Swiss).
“I mean, there’s a really good burger bar [in Scottsdale], which sounds weird because you’d think it wouldn’t travel well – oh, but it does!” said Sarah Lowery, company culture and operations manager for Sendoso and a longtime ezCater customer.
So what are the key elements that make for a great burger bar? For the best possible guest experience, Red Robin recommends including a varied selection of protein, buns, cheeses, fresh toppings, condiments and signature sauces so everyone can create their own delicious masterpiece.
“As we continue to build connections and reunite with friends and family, burger bars continue to be a hit for these types of reunions. Whether it is a birthday party or get-together celebrating returning to the office, burgers are a top choice!” they added. “As offices return, leaders are leveraging beloved and time-tested incentives to welcome their teams back to the office. And whether you are feeding 10 people or 10,000, burger bars are always a crowd pleaser.”
But don’t just take their word for it. Or ours. ezCater customers from all over are raving about burger bars:
“The office was floored with this order! I was able to accommodate the chicken fans, the beef fans, veggie fans and even made the gluten free folks happy,” commented Audrey from New Smyrna Beach, FL, adding that the individual packaging was well done.
Rosamond in Columbia, SC notes, “The gourmet burger bar is always a big hit with the office. Staff loves the extensive toppings.”
“We tried the Gourmet burger bar and it was a HUGE HIT!” said Robin from Houston, TX. “There were a dozen toppings, along with sauces, and additional condiments. Everything was fresh and the service was excellent!”
Kelly in Ocala FL adds: “Office really loved the burgers! They really like the options of the lettuce wraps to make it a little bit healthier and they loved the choice of toppings! Red Robin is a hit!”
As more and more employees start to return to the office, the beloved office lunch is finally back. Celebrate National Hamburger Day and welcome your team back with a mouth-watering burger bar.