Burger Chef

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2012/08/29 10:50:45 (permalink)

Burger Chef

When I was a kids in the 60's I loved to go to Burger Chef on HWY98 in Fort Walton Beach.  The Big Chef sandwich had a great sauce.
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    michaelcarraher
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    Re:Burger Chef 2012/08/30 21:42:25 (permalink)
    Hardee's took over Burger Chef.  Carl's Jr. took over Hardee's.  But some Hardee's that used to be Burger Chef still retain some Burger Chef items on the menu.
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    Re:Burger Chef 2012/09/01 12:17:17 (permalink)
    The Big Chef was always my favorite.   I recall gagging over my first Big Mac - similar, but a much different item.   About every 5-7 years since, I've tried a Big Mac (primarily when enticed with a coupon) to see if it's really as bad as I recall.   It always is.   At one time, they ran an ad campaign something along the idea of one keeps coming back for a Big Mac.  For me, it's more that a big Mac keeps coming back on me (for many hours). 
     
    Closest I've found is the Steak & Shake steak burger with their Frisco sauce.
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    David_NYC
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    Re:Burger Chef 2012/09/07 10:48:03 (permalink)
    Scramble, there are one or several great threads in the archives here on Roadfood about Burger Chef. There is still a franchisee of Burger Chef who rolls his own and puts out pretty much the old menu items.
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    Ketteract
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    Re:Burger Chef 2015/06/18 12:07:47 (permalink)
    David_NYC
     There is still a franchisee of Burger Chef who rolls his own and puts out pretty much the old menu items.



    Update: this place - Schroeder's Drive-In, in Danville, Ohio, has closed as of last October.  I believe this was the very last remnant, after the last actual Burger Chef closed in '96.  I had been hoping to go someday.  
     
    http://www.news-gazette.com/news/business/2014-10-21/danville-mainstay-closes-doors.html
     
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    ScreamingChicken
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    Re:Burger Chef 2015/06/18 12:17:32 (permalink)
    I believe that's actually Danville, Illinois.
     
    Dang.  I've driven past Danville on I-74 many times but never knew about Schroeder's.
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    scrumptiouschef
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    Re:Burger Chef 2015/06/18 15:52:50 (permalink)
    I thought there was a still-open Burger Chef near Chattanooga?
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    Re:Burger Chef 2015/06/29 14:31:47 (permalink)
    That is apparently "The Chef" in Cleveland TN and it does appear to still be in business, although they close at the baffling hour of 6 pm.
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    Re:Burger Chef 2015/06/29 14:52:29 (permalink)
    When my younger sister and I were in college, we would sometimes eat lunch at Burger Chef. The Big Chef was always my favorite, too. This was at a time when there weren't a lot of fast food places all over the place. A simpler, better time.
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