Anyone Remembers Burger Chef in Michigan?

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ham-b-guy
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Anyone Remembers Burger Chef in Michigan? - Thu, 08/10/06 10:45 PM
I'm Just Curious, were there any Burger chefs in Michigan and when did they last leave? I herd before Hardees went downhill, they purchased a lot of the Chefs before they left Michigan

felix4067
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RE: Anyone Remembers Burger Chef in Michigan? - Fri, 08/11/06 3:18 AM
We used to eat there all the time. The chain officially died for good in 1997. I think some of them became Carl's Jr., but most of them are now Hardees (there are no Carl's Jr. in Michigan, and only three Hardee's locations).

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RE: Anyone Remembers Burger Chef in Michigan? - Fri, 08/11/06 2:18 PM

A few years ago Hardees brought back the Big Shef for a limited return.
Burger Chef I remember the most in Michigan was in Westland (Detroit suburb) at
the corner of Wayne Rd. & Cherry Hill Rd. in front of K-Mart & Great Scott!

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RE: Anyone Remembers Burger Chef in Michigan? - Tue, 08/29/06 1:29 PM
There is a burger chef with many links as to what became of them. I just posted it the other day.

http://www.roadfood.com/Forums/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=9602

wlaurie
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RE: Anyone Remembers Burger Chef in Michigan? - Thu, 08/31/06 4:15 PM
We had one in Ionia, Michigan in the 70's, went out of buisness sometime in the 80's. Now the building is a video store.

wlaurie
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RE: Anyone Remembers Burger Chef in Michigan? - Thu, 08/31/06 4:17 PM
We had one in Ionia, Michigan in the 70's, went out of buisness sometime in the 80's. Now the building is a video store.

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RE: Anyone Remembers Burger Chef in Michigan? - Sun, 09/16/12 2:05 AM
We had one in Niles Michigan, it became a Rodell's, then a A & W and it is now a site of a Riteaid.
 

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RE: Anyone Remembers Burger Chef in Michigan? - Sun, 09/16/12 12:17 PM
I recall one in Ypsilanti MI on Washtenaw ave. in the late 70's. It became a Burger Works, rather like a Fuddrucker's.. but  they didnt last long. Changed names more than I can remember. The Burger Chef in Ypsilanti on Michigan ave became a Hardee's. and a lousy one at that! As a small child I thought Hardee's was the devil.

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RE: Anyone Remembers Burger Chef in Michigan? - Sun, 09/16/12 3:31 PM
I preferred Burger Chef to McDonald's when I was a kid. Do believe they had a location in Garden City off of Ford Rd./Middlebelt area if I remember correctly.