Who invented cheeseburger?

Cheeseburger was invented in mid 1920s. Many people claim to have invented the cheeseburger. The most believed story is that of Lionel Sternberger who claims to have invented the cheeseburger accidentally, at the age of 16 when he was working in his father’s restaurant in Pasadena, California. Some other restaurants claim cheeseburger to be their invention, like Louisville at Kentucky. In 1934 Louis Ballast of Humpty- Dumpty drive in of Denver, Colorado got the patent for the cheeseburger.

Lionel Sternberger was born on 21st of February 1907. He died at the age of 57 on 30th of January 1964. He worked as a fry cook in his father’s restaurant.

The cheeseburger generally has sliced cheese in it but it may vary as per the choice of the cook and the customer. The burger can have processed cheese, Swiss, Blue Cheese, Mozzarella or Cheddar. And the choice of cheese determines it’s nutritive- value and amount of calories. People enjoy cheeseburgers with onion slices, tomato, mayonnaise, mustards or ketchup.

The main ingredients of cheeseburgers around the world are generally the same. It is only the toppings that might change as per flavors avocado, fried mushrooms and onions and bacon are a few. For the non vegetarian’s egg, beef, chicken can be added. To name a few there are burgers of famous brands that come with cheese like Big Mac, Quarter Pounder, Slyder and Thick burger.

By admin On Jan 19 2011


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