While there are a number of theories on how ‘cheese’ on a cheeseburger became popular, none have been proven, verified or even universally agreed upon. Most notions tie back to individual restaurant owners in small chains in the early 1900’s. People testing, trying and inventing better recipes and tastier menus.
So, as cheese makers and innovators today, we raise our burgers fully loaded with cheese in honor of those making better food for people to love.
Whether it’s Cheddar, Monterey Jack, Gouda or a Ghost Pepper Jack – stack those slices high tonight – and if you need some inspiration, here’s a recipe we’ve tested, tried and enjoyed in our culinary kitchen at the Cheese Innovation Center: