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As Wellington comes alive and celebrates the inaugural Visa Wellington on a Plate! festival, BurgerFuel Courtenay PlaceCuba Street and Upper Hutt were keen to get amongst the festivities.

Putting forth their entries for the annual ‘Battle of the Buns’, the Garage Project Presents Burger Wellington, and each store has come up with a burger to challenge your perceptions of the humble burger. Who will be crowned the winner of this local burger feast challenge. Learn more about each entry below.

Meet BurgerFuel Cuba Street’s, No Poblano...

Bringing you an exotic medley influenced by the eclectic and colourful vibes of Cuba StreetCrispy Buttermilk fried chickensweet pineapple  and jalapeños are paired with an unexpected fusion of Fix & Fogg Chocolate Peanut Butter and Baxter’s Chilli Lime Hot Sauce, all partying together on a bed of fresh lettuce and batch brewed relish, in a wholemeal bun.

No poblano peppers in this bad boy, just juicy La Morena jalapeños.

Fly round the track and into BurgerFuel...Meet BurgerFuel Courtenay Place’s limited edition model, Angry Bird.

Let this high performance taste explosion take you for a ride; Crispy Buttermilk fried chicken with Zany Zeus mascarponeJapanese style slaw, jalapeñosmelted cheddarhoney mustard and batch brewed relish, all parked up on our artisan wholemeal bun.

Pair Angry Bird with Spud Fries, and you’ve got yourself a winning team.

Racing up the strip, meet Upper Hutt’s, Streaky Overkill...

Overload your taste buds with 100% pure grass fed NZ beef, smashed juicy, melted buffalo cheese, a stash of streaky bacon, and the wild card contingent, Zany Zeus yoghurtwild kimchi, and Sambal sauce, all put together on a bed of batch brewed relish and inside a wholemeal bun.

Pair the Streaky Overkill with Spud Fries, and you’ve got yourself a spot on the podium.


BurgerFuel Adelaide Road: Cnr John St & Adelaide Rd, Newtown
BurgerFuel Courtenay Place: 101 Courtenay Place, Te Aro
BurgerFuel Cuba St: 191 Cuba St, Te Aro
BurgerFuel Hataitai: Cnr Moxham Ave & Taurima St, Hataitai
BurgerFuel Johnsonville: 103 Johnsonville Rd, Johnsonville
BurgerFuel Poriura: 3d Kilkerran Place, Porirua
BurgerFuel Lower Hutt: 529 High St, Lower Hutt
BurgerFuel Upper Hutt: 181 Main St, The Mall, Upper Hutt