Castello® Creamy Havarti Helps Michael Symon Win 2014 Amstel Light People’s Choice Award

Symon’s Iconic ‘Fat Doug’ Burger, Topped with Castello® Cheese, Takes Top Honors at Amstel Light Burger Bash Presented by Pat LaFrieda Meats, Part of South Beach Wine and Food Festival.

Michael Symon’s “Fat Doug” Burger with Castello® Creamy Havarti

Michael SymonTopping his famous “Fat Doug” burger with Castello® Creamy Havarti cheese, Chef Michael Symon and the B Spot restaurant team captured an unprecedented fourth Amstel Light People’s Choice Award at the 2014 Amstel Light Burger Bash. The Burger Bash, presented by Pat LaFrieda Meats, was held Feb. 21 in Miami Beach, Fla. as part of the Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival.

More than 25 chefs from across the country competed in this prestigious event.

“We congratulate Chef Symon and his team for this fantastic honor,” said Susan Burris, Castello® Brand Manager for Arla Foods USA. “The ‘Fat Doug’ is a truly exquisite burger which captures the passion for innovation that is also a Castello® hallmark. We are thrilled that the creatively crafted combination of Chef Symon’s iconic burger and Castello® Creamy Havarti was recognized as the people’s champion.”

Castello® Creamy Havarti is a mild, creamy cheese offering a buttery taste and delicate tang. It is precisely crafted with time-honored Castello® recipes and methods in the same Danish region where Hanne Nielsen originally created the cheese.

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