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Jake’s Wayback Burgers Hosts Nine-Patty Burger Eating Contests

September 10, 2013

America’s Hometown Burger Joint Serves Up Nationwide Contests on Social Media

CHESHIRE, Conn., Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Jake’s Wayback Burgers, with over 70 locations, today announces starting Monday, September 2 – Saturday, September 14, it will host its Triple Triple Burger Eating Contest on Facebook and Instagram. In conjunction, on Saturday, September 14, Jake’s Wayback Burgers will host its 6th National Hamburger Eating Contest nationwide. The Triple Triple Burger is Jake’s Wayback Burgers novelty menu item – a nine-patty burger with nine slices of American cheese, topped with lettuce and tomato.

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The Triple Triple Burger Contest will be hosted on Facebook, where contestants will have the opportunity to upload their most creative videos eating the Triple Triple Burger to Jake’s Wayback Burgers Facebook pages from their Instagram account. Contestants can use the hashtag #TripleTripleContest and #WaybackBurgers when posting their videos on Instagram. The winner with the most votes on Facebook will win a MacBook Air. Jake’s Franchising LLC partnered with tech company Engage121 Inc., based out of Norwalk, Connecticut to facilitate the Facebook and Instagram application, as well as create the platforms for the promotion.

On Saturday, September 14, Jake’s Wayback Burgers will host its National Hamburger Eating Contest all day, in which the contestant has to eat the Triple Triple in the fastest time. The winner of the fastest time nationwide will win $3,330.00. Both winners will be announced on Jake’s Wayback Burgers Facebook on Wednesday, September 18, National Cheeseburger Day.

“We are so pleased to continue what has become an annual tradition at Jake’s Wayback Burgers, the 6(th) Annual National Hamburger Eating contest, and introduce a new, fun contest for our guests,” said John Eucalitto, President, Jake’s Franchising LLC.

For more information about The Triple Triple Burger Eating Contest and the National Hamburger Eating Contest, visit www.waybackburgers.com, Jake’s Wayback Burgers Facebook Contest page or on any smart phone. For franchising opportunities, please call 877-525-3791.

About Jake’s Wayback Burgers
Founded in 1991 in Newark, DE, Jake’s Wayback Burgers is a fast-casual restaurant chain with a reputation for fresh burgers and thick, hand-dipped milkshakes. Jake’s Wayback Burgers is about serving delicious and fresh, hand-made burgers and hand-dipped milkshakes amidst an atmosphere that hearkens back to a simpler place and time – a time when “customer service” meant something, and everyone felt the warmth of the community.

CONTACT: Gillian Maffeo, 1-203-317-7069, gmaffeo@jakeshamburgers.com

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