Dana Reed of Reed Boyz BBQ turned in the winning burger at this weekend’s 2016 New York Bull Burger Battle, earning him a trip to the World Food Championships this fall.
With his wife Debbie and his twin boys John and James, Dana returned to the Best in Backyards superstore in Mahopac to compete at the Bull Burger Battle for the second year in a row. In 2015, he submitted an Asian turkey burger and came in fourth. This time around, his entry — The Mustang — consisted of smoked cheddar, “fronions,” jalapeño, an English cucumber relish and a pretzel bun. The judges gave the Mustang a score of 96.
“My approach this year was to cook more towards the judges,” said Dana, a Montvale, NJ resident. “I went with a well-executed, simpler burger.”
As Bull Burger Battle winner, Dana took home a new Bull Steer Grill Cart. His sponsored trip...