Helping families keep warm in the winter

Since 2015, we’ve helped families keep warm in the winter. For the seventh year in a row, Burgerville is proud to partner with Clark Public Utilities in supporting Operation Warm Heart, a program that helps our Northwest neighbors in Clark County who need extra assistance paying their winter heating bills. Since its creation in 1985, […]

It Takes a Chef (or Three)

At Burgerville, we often talk about where our food comes from. Ultimately though, it’s what we do with those ingredients that determines our success. In simple terms, if our food tastes bad, you won’t eat it. Luckily, we have a remarkable team of culinary-trained chefs who dream up, experiment, fiddle, adjust, throw out, start over […]

Yes, Your New Wellness Thing CAN Be a Shake

If you’re like a few of us at BV Central (aka home office/laundry room/pet closet) you may be beating yourself up over the Nots: moving enough, eating well, staying in touch with friends, parenting correctly, taking time for yourself. With all that’s going on in our world, the last thing we want to do is […]

Adelante Mujeres: From Farmer’s Market Food Booth to Force Social Change

One of the biggest barriers all women face in entering and staying in the job market was, is, and will continue to be access to affordable childcare. How do you attend school to earn a GED or college degree without it? Adult Ed classes, job training, and participating in the work force all depend on […]

The No. 6 Burger: A Burger to Restore the NW Region, one bite at a time

The No. 6 Burger: A Burger to Restore the NW Region, one bite at a time In 2019, we set ourselves a challenge: could we build a burger based on our company vision of making our region the healthiest region on the planet, one bite at a time? We literally mean the bite part. In […]

Burger Brigade Donation Recipient: The Black Farmer’s Collective

The Black Farmer’s Collective (BFC) is a group of growers, sellers, preparers, educators and eaters who own and operate a 1.5 acre urban farm in Seattle and a new 4 acre farm in Woodinville, WA. We recently sat down over Zoom to have a conversation with Hannah Wilson, Farm Manager, YES Farm – a member […]

Burgerville Teams Up with United Way to Support Wildfire Relief

Burgerville’s vision is to make this the healthiest region on the planet. This means that we step up during times of crisis, whether its burger delivery to first responders or cash donations to support immediate aid and recovery efforts from wildfires. Last September when wildfires swept through the Northwest, communities were in crisis. Our own […]

Slay Hunger, One Burger At a Time

National Cheeseburger Day 2020 is in the rearview mirror, and we’re here to pat everyone on the back. To our crew, our community and our guest for helping us SLAY HUNGER on September 18! We approached NCBD a little differently this year. We chose to give back to the community. For every Vampire Slayer Burger […]

Slaying Hunger Together on National Cheeseburger Day

Slaying Hunger Together on National Cheeseburger Day Today as we post this, Oregon is ravaged by wildfires and smoke. Our stores are closed as we keep our employees and customers safe from toxic air and smoke. We hope that you and your loved ones are out of harm’s way. There is an immediate need for […]

Temporarily Closed Due to Air Quality

Dear friends: first and most important, we hope you and your loved ones are safe from the fires. It’s a scary time and our hearts go out to you and to our employees, many of whom are directly affected. We want to let you know that September 11th through the 15th, all of our restaurants […]

A Portland Soda Partner with Pizza Magic: HotLips Pizza

Jeana Edelman calls it pizza magic, that “thing” about pizza. She should know: Jeana and her husband David Yudkin took over HotLips Pizza from Jeana’s father in the mid 80’s, growing it into the poster-child for locavore eating that it is today. Of course, it’s hard to go really wrong with pizza: It’s the one […]

Burgerville Takes off at PDX Airport

We’re soaring high right now! We’ve just remodeled and reopened our PDX airport location and we don’t mind saying, it looks pretty fly. To continue the airport jargon, we think of this outpost as hub: for both airport workers and travelers, whether new to Portland and Burgerville or long-time fans, for menu innovation and testing, […]

Growing Mint and Making History: Seely Mint Farm

You can tell when you’re getting close to Seely Family Farms, a 4th Generation mint farm near Clatskanie, Oregon. It smells like mint, as in, the being, purpose and soul of mint. It is mintiness to the nth power, its’ very essence. That’s hardly surprising, given the 600 acres of heirloom Black Mitcham Peppermint and […]

What’s Your Summer Jam

This summer we’ve been really obsessed with berries. Shakes, lemonades, you name it: berries have been our soundtrack, our on-replay, our summer anthem. That got us thinking: what if each kind of berry actually had its own soundtrack? Oh, like you don’t have a lot of extra time on your hands right now (#everydayistuesday2020)? Here’s […]

ALLIES FOR CHANGE : BLACK FOOD SOVEREIGNTY COALITION

On June 4, Burgerville declared itself an Ally for Change. This was the acknowledgement and activation of our equity and diversity journey. Today – we take the next steps towards becoming a more diverse and inclusive employer, and to support organizations working on Food and Land Justice for people who are Black, Indigenous, and other […]