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October 16, 2017 06:32 PM

It’s now officially official. Black Tap Craft Burgers & Beer—the New York City restaurants known for their towering, over-the-top milkshakes—knows how to make a darn good burger.

At the New York City Wine & Food Festival on Friday night, Rachael Ray hosted her annual Burger Bash competition showdown and, for the third year in a row, Black Tap’s Joe Isidori was presented the coveted 2017 People’s Choice award. Isidori’s “The Greg Norman” burger—a juicy, wagyu beef patty topped with house buttermilk-dill sauce, blue cheese and arugula on a potato roll—beat out dozens of the nation’s best chefs again for the crowd-favorite prize.

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Guests at the Big Apple event on Manhattan’s pier 92 were responsible for voting in the 10th anniversary People’s Choice winner, but the chefs had to also impress a panel of burger-loving celebrity judges —including David Diehl, Elvis Duran, Jaymee Sire and Lance Bass—all responsible for tasting each and every burger.

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Chef Paul Denamiel of New York City’s Le Rivage took home the Judges Choice Award for his “French Onion Soup Burger”— a beef burger topped with gruyere, béchamel, confit onions, and served on a Thomas’ english muffin.

In February, Ray awarded a Miami local favorite Jr’s Gourmet Burger the People’s Choice Award winner during the South Beach Wine & Food Festival. Their burger—“That Guy’s Burger”—included a seasoned angus patty topped with cream cheese and guava, which was then sandwiched between white bread wrapped in bacon, and served with a side of guava ketchup.

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