Chef Michael Mina: Burger Month Challenge - Los Angeles News | FOX 11 LA KTTV

Chef Michael Mina: Burger Month Challenge

Posted: Updated:

Today we had award-winning Chef Michael Mina, Chef Raj Dixit of Stonehill Tavern at The St. Regis Monarch Beach, and Chef Joseph Conrad of Bourbon Steak Los Angeles at The Americana at Brand participating in a segment promoting Mina Burger Month.

It was a Mina "Burger-off" challenge - highlighting a battle of burgers between Michael Mina's two restaurants - Stonehill Tavern and the new Bourbon Steak restaurant in Glendale.

Stonehill Tavern created a “MB Burger” - the Monarch Bison Burger – 8 oz. high plains Bison burger on a toasted English muffin with black truffle cheese, backyard cucumber, watercress, oven-dried heirloom tomatoes, truffle aioli and house preserved pickle ketchup.

Bourbon Steak created their “Blue Bourbon Burger” - American Wagyu Burger, Bourbon Glazed Onions, Blue Cheese Sauce

If you would like to try these tasty burgers you’ve seen today (only available during the month of May), you can make a reservation at

Michael Mina’s Stonehill Tavern at The St. Regis Monarch Beach.

Call (949) 234-3318 or visit stregismb.com

To learn about this Forbes Four Star, ocean view restaurant

Located just 45 minutes from Los Angeles.


Bourbon Steak is located at Americana at Brand

To make a reservation please call (818) 839-4130 or visit bourbonsteak.com

237 S Brand Blvd, Glendale, CA 91210.



Fun facts about Michael Mina: (Source: Wikipedia)

1) He is an award-winning American celebrity chef, restaurateur, and cookbook author. He is the founder of the Mina Group, a restaurant management company operating 18 concept restaurants. He is the executive chef at his two namesake restaurants in San Francisco and Las Vegas. He authored his first cookbook in 2006 and has made numerous television appearances. Mina has one Michelin star at his restaurant in San Francisco.

2) After working in Los Angeles at the Bel Air Hotel with Executive Chef George Morrone, Mina followed Morrone to San Francisco to help create Aqua. Following Morrone's departure from Aqua, Mina became executive chef and received numerous awards and accolades.

3) Mina's approach to cooking revolves around balancing four basic elements: spice, sweetness, acidity and richness.

4) Michael Mina has cooked for three United States Presidents.



  • The Latest From Good Day LAMore>>

  • Mayor Eric Garcetti: We Need To Make Sure People Have Enough To Spend For The Economy

    Mayor Eric Garcetti: We Need To Make Sure People Have Enough To Spend For The Economy

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 2:23 PM EDT2014-09-02 18:23:16 GMT
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has used Labor Day to call for raising the city's minimum wage. Garcetti on Monday announced a proposal hike from the current $9 per hour to $13.25 in 2017.
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has used Labor Day to call for raising the city's minimum wage. Garcetti on Monday announced a proposal hike from the current $9 per hour to $13.25 in 2017.
  • The Bari Studio Workout

    The Bari Studio Workout

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 12:56 PM EDT2014-09-02 16:56:13 GMT
    [VIEW PHOTO GALLERY] Today Kara Griffin and Michelle Pellizzon are with Maria and Araksya introducing Bari Studio, once only available in New York City's posh Tribeca area - this intense hybrid, full-body workout recently opened their first West Coast location in Newport Beach.
    [VIEW PHOTO GALLERY] Today Kara Griffin and Michelle Pellizzon are with Maria and Araksya introducing Bari Studio, once only available in New York City's posh Tribeca area - this intense hybrid, full-body workout recently opened their first West Coast location in Newport Beach.
  • Billy J. Kramer: I Wanted Something Different To Follow It All With

    Billy J. Kramer: I Wanted Something Different To Follow It All With

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 12:48 PM EDT2014-09-02 16:48:14 GMT
    Born and raised in Liverpool, signed by an inexperienced agent named Brian Epstein, hustled into the studio with a genius producer named George Martin...and out of that session came a hit song called "Do You Want To Know A Secret." Now here's the twist…we're not talking about The Beatles.
    Born and raised in Liverpool, signed by an inexperienced agent named Brian Epstein, hustled into the studio with a genius producer named George Martin...and out of that session came a hit song called "Do You Want To Know A Secret." Now here's the twist…we're not talking about The Beatles.

Powered by WorldNow

KTTV FOX 11
1999 S. Bundy Dr.
Los Angeles CA 90025

Main: (310) 584-2000
News Tips? (310) 584-2025

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices