The Black Bear Casino Resort near Carlton has cooked up a world-record bacon cheeseburger that's 10 feet in diameter and weighs 2,014 pounds (more than a ton), setting the world record for the Largest bacon cheeseburger.
Black Bear's burger included 60 pounds of bacon, 50 pounds of lettuce, 50 pounds of sliced onions, 40 pounds of pickles and 40 pounds of cheese.
The Guinness world record for the largest hamburger commercially available weighs 267.62 kg (590 lb), and is available for $4,500 CDN (£2,839) from Chef Events Canada Inc.
Guinness World Records also recognized the world record for the most expensive hamburger commercially available is THE Burger and was available on the menu of Burger King (UK) for £95 (US$186). The limited edition burger was sold in the Gloucester Road restaurant, London, UK.
The previous world record was a mere 881 pounds, 13 ounces.
It took about four hours at 350 degrees to cook the patty andm ore than seven hours to bake the bun; an outdoor oven powered by propane torches and 15-foot steel skillets were specially-built for the feat, the Duluth News Tribune reported.