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Burgerlution Interview: Elevation Burger

In my adventure to discover the evolution of the burger I had to visit a new player in the game. Elevation Burger which I have previously posted about. The staff at Elevation burger is extremely helpful and friendly! I have to say for a restaurant that provides sophisticated food in the fast-casual setting, they are really pushing the bar!

Elevation burger prides themselves on ingredients, and it goes to show that they do matter. They use 100% USDA- certified organic, 100% grass-fed, 100% free-range beef, and it is always 100% ground-on-premises. The burgers are cooked on a Electric Griddle as en effort to be environmentally sustainable. The fries are also cooked in 100% Bertoli olive oil, I witnessed this myself!

The burger is so well priced which is what intrigued me most about Elevation burger. The Elevation burger(double meat, double cheese-real cheddar) is $6.35, add an order of fries to that $2.59. The cost of this healthy burger and fries, is under $10.00 for New York City, that is pretty impressive. This is cheaper than the equivalent at most fast food chains that don’t use fresh ingredients, no less organic beef, and olive oil. And I didn’t even get to the taste of the burgers yet. The burgers are highly customizable if you wish, which includes things like skipping the bun with a lettuce wrap. I tried a simple cheeseburger and boy was it fresh. You can really taste the difference in the meat due to the fact that it is grass-fed, it is also better for you higher amounts of Omega-3′s. The French fries are hard to explain how tasty they are, because of the olive oil, they have a very rich taste. They are not even a little bit greasy, as they are patted down before serving. In addition to all of this, they are freshly made in-front of you, you can see a worker take a potato and make French fries out of them while you pay for your meal.

The restaurant itself has a very bright potential and success with this kind of service and quality food. They use many environmentally efficient items including the electric griddle, other high efficiency appliances, LED and fluorescent lights, and bamboo flooring. I highly enjoyed my interview with Elevation Burger and my experience, I highly recommend you visit it! I hope to be back soon for another burger!

Elevation Burger:

103 W 14th St
(between Avenue Of The Americas & 7th Ave)
New York, NY 10011

(212) 924-4448

 

New Burger on the Block?

It has come to my attention that a new specialty Burger restaurant is opening on 14th Street. I walked by this place last week on my way to work, wondering what this place is all about. Again today I stumbled in front of this new location on my way to work.

So what is it all about?

Well it is called Elevation Burger and according to there website the official address is 103 West 14th Street (Sixth Ave).

About the Meat:

  • Organic Grass Fed Burgers.
  • Ground on premises
  • Free Range
  • Use 100% Olive Oil

The  Chain:

  • They Utilize renewing, non-polluting materials and surfaces, bamboo flooring, as well as other environmentally friendly materials.

For a Nationwide chain these are quite the credentials.

I will have a review up as soon as they open, hopefully if it’s a good place it will be my go-to place when I am at work.