Friendly's launches burger design contest

Friendly's Ice Cream Shop in Levittown. (Jan. 10, Friendly's Ice Cream Shop in Levittown. (Jan. 10, 2013) Photo Credit: Ian J. Stark

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In conjunction with National Hamburger Month as if you didnt know it fell in May Friendlys Ice Cream has launched an online build-your-own burger contest. Its open to anyone 15 years or older.

Contestants design a burger by selecting a bread, protein, cheeses and toppings from a set list of ingredients and accompaniments, to be found at The deadline for entering is May 20.

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Three finalists will then get a chance to compete at a burger bash to be held Sunday, June 9, from 2 to 4 p.m. at Friendlys in Massapequa Park. A panel of judges will pick Long Island's winning burger based on creativity, taste and presentation.

The winner will get a $100 Friendlys gift card as well as a chance to have the chosen burger served for a month at his or her local Friendlys.

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