There's nothing in this world like a good burger — except an even better burger. This basic concept inspired a bona fide battle of the burgers on TODAY, with leading chefs sharing their secrets for some of the best burgers on either side of the Mississippi.
The following chefs explained how to make these gems:
- Ingrid Hoffman, host of "Simply Delicioso" on the Food Network, created a Latin burger with caramelized onion, jalapeño relish and avocado sauce.
- Kevin Glowacki, executive chef for Bolero's Restaurant at the Seville Golf and Country Club in Gilbert, Ariz., made a crab and whitefish burger.
- Mike Carrino, owner and chef of Restaurant Passionné in Montclair, N.J., made a venison burger on homemade focaccia bread with roasted shallot spread.
Which one is your favorite? You should probably try them all to find out!Recipe: Latin burgers with caramelized onion, jalapeno relish and avocado sauce (on this page) Recipe: Crab and whitefish burger (on this page)