Organic burger chain expands menu for the first time in five years


ARLINGTON, VA (August 8, 2014) – Sweet, smoky barbecue sauce, bacon, and cheese, oh my! Hamburger fans far and wide can rejoice: Elevation Burger – the first and largest organic burger chain in the country – is offering a brand new menu item: the Barbecue Bacon Cheddar Burger is now available at Elevation Burger locations nationwide for a limited time only.

Made with fresh and flavorful options with the highest quality ingredients, Elevation Burger’s Barbecue Bacon Cheddar Burger includes two 100 percent organic, grass-fed, free-range beef patties; melted, aged, unprocessed cheddar cheese; crispy organic bacon, caramelized onions and mouthwatering Simply Heinz® Barbecue sauce. It’s the first menu addition for the restaurant in five years, and this special creation is the restaurant five years, which is sure to please even the most discriminating burger lover.

“We think our guests will be excited with the introduction of a new and unique burger offering,” said CEO, Rick Altizer, “Our loyal guests told us that a barbecue burger was something they wanted so we are giving it to them. As we continue to grow as a company we’re talking with our fans about bringing other exciting new additions to the menu – and this is the first of many.”

Elevation Burger’s regular menu offerings consist of burgers made from 100 percent organic, grass-fed, free-range beef and fries cooked in heart-healthy Bertolli® olive oil – offering great tasting burgers and other food items with less fat and fewer calories, including two different vegetarian burgers: a vegetarian and a vegan option. Guests have the option of having their burgers served on a fresh potato roll or wrapped in lettuce.
Elevation Burger’s new Barbecue Bacon Cheddar Burger will be available at 32 participating locations nationwide along the East Coast from Portland, Maine to Miami, and as far west as Austin, Texas, for a limited time only. For more information or to find the nearest Elevation Burger, visit


About Elevation Burger

Elevation Burger was originally conceived in 2002 by founder Hans Hess, who set out to create a healthier burger with a great taste on par with those he was accustomed to having on the West Coast. Hans determined that organic, grass-fed beef was the key to a burger that truly stands apart from the rest in terms of taste, quality and sustainability. The brand’s slogan, “Above and Beyond Good™,” is a reflection of Elevation Burger’s focus on offering quality food products that make a difference both to guests and the environment. Elevation Burger is committed to offering an exceptionally flavorful, nutritionally superior product through ingredients such as 100 percent USDA-certified organic, grass-fed, free-range beef that is ground on premise and fresh-cut fries cooked in heart-healthy olive oil. For more information, visit Elevation Burger online at, on Facebook at, or on Twitter @ElevationBurger.