Make every day National Burger Day!

A taste of heaven between two buns… that sounds like a burger! According to all sources, it’s unclear exactly why the 28th of May dons the title “National Burger Day”, but let’s not complain about the lack of historical clarity and focus on what’s important on this delicious food day: it’s an excuse to grab a hamburger!

If you’ve missed this glorious day don’t fret…. as if anyone ever really need an excuse to eat a delicious burger. 

Origins of the hamburger

The hamburger is an icon of American fast food, but its origins might surprise you. From the military camps of Genghis Khan, to German steamships entering New York harbour, the humble burger has a pretty wild history.

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How to celebrate National Burger Day in the office

Having burger catering come into the office is fun enough in itself, but if you’re looking to celebrate national burger day, an employee birthday or even just have some fun, here are some excellent ideas to inspire you, get the whole office involved and get you that greasy fix!

1. Burger naming contest

You read that right! Why not hold a contest on national hamburger day (or whenever the craving strikes) to see who can come up with the craziest burger names? Better yet, you could vote on the best burger idea and actually cook it! It’s a great way to get the whole office involved and can help build connections with each other. 

hamburger name cartoon

2. Bring a burger

Have everyone in the office bring a burger to work or take a photo of their crazy burger creation for national burger day. If you wanted to go one step further, you could ask them to prepare one using ingredients from their cultural background to make for an interesting mix. Check out our tips to make the best burger. Blue cheese, Swiss cheese, beef, bacon or lamb, it's time to go crazy with your burger creation to celebrate national hamburger day.

3. Try a dessert burger

A growing food trend is the dessert burger, and there’s no reason why the office can’t hold an afternoon social with these on a platter. Fancy Nutella, ice cream, popping candy and mars bars between two brioche buns? Pack all of your favourites into this funtastic burger experience.

4. Hold a slider party

By this stage, we have established everyone loves burgers. So why not grab some mini burgers for your staff lunch! Everyone gets to sample a few different burger styles, from crispy chicken burgers to classic bacon cheeseburger, along with some chippies and salad.

5. You can make friends with salad

Sides are just as important as the burger itself. Whether you’re opting for classic fries and pickles, or some delicious and fresh salads, make sure there’s a nice range of options for people to choose from. It’s also vital to include some veggie burgers with your spread, so no one misses out on lunch. Whatever theme or occasion, it’s always important to cater for those special diets in your office. 

Our top tips for the best burger ever

If you've ordered a burger station for lunch at the office to celebrate this wonderous day, check out our top tips below on constructing the best burger ever.

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Celebrate National Burger Day at the office

As if you needed more reasons to eat burgers at work! Don’t ignore National Burger Day. It's time to try something new for your next working lunch or Friday happy hour. Order-In gives you access to your city’s best corporate caterers offering delicious hamburgers and sliders in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Canberra, Newcastle and the Gold Coast.

Whether it's for this national food day or any other food day at the office, order burgers at your workplace if you need a faster and more convenient way to join the hamburger day celebrations. Get in touch with our foodie experts to find out more about our range of corporate caterers, and grab some burgers for your office to celebrate National Burger Day!

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