Apr 302018
 

You’ve been asking for it and they listened. Announcing the arrival of fresh beef at McDonald’s. Yes, I said fresh beef! It is cooked right when you order it and it’s available for all Quarter Pounder and Signature Crafted Recipe burgers in McDonald’s restaurants across New England.

You've been asking for it and they listened. Announcing the arrival of fresh beef at McDonald's. Yes, it is cooked right when you order it and it's available for all Quarter Pounder and Signature Crafted Recipe burgers in McDonald’s restaurants across New England.

The move to fresh beef quarter-pounds burgers is not only part of their journey to build a better McDonald’s, but it’s a commitment to bring their customers more delicious food offerings to their customers.

All McDonald’s fresh beef quarter-pound burgers use 100 percent beef with absolutely no fillers, additives or preservatives. Quarter-pound burgers include the Quarter Pounder, Quarter Pounder with Cheese, Double Quarter Pounder and Signature Crafted Recipe burgers.

You’re probably wondering how it all works in the McDonald’s kitchen. I had a chance to go behind the scenes at the McDonald’s in Everett, MA to get a look at how it all works and I have to tell you, the process is really streamlined.

You've been asking for it and they listened. Announcing the arrival of fresh beef at McDonald's. Yes, it is cooked right when you order it and it's available for all Quarter Pounder and Signature Crafted Recipe burgers in McDonald’s restaurants across New England.

The fresh beef patties are kept separate in a refrigerator that was specially designed just for McDonald’s.  Since they have such a high volume of burgers ordered every day, they needed a fridge that would keep the temperatures high with the constant opening and closing – and this one does just that.  So you can rest easy knowing that your beef  is going to stay at the right temperature before it’s cooked.

You've been asking for it and they listened. Announcing the arrival of fresh beef at McDonald's. Yes, it is cooked right when you order it and it's available for all Quarter Pounder and Signature Crafted Recipe burgers in McDonald’s restaurants across New England.

The burger patties are cooked on their own grill, too.

You've been asking for it and they listened. Announcing the arrival of fresh beef at McDonald's. Yes, it is cooked right when you order it and it's available for all Quarter Pounder and Signature Crafted Recipe burgers in McDonald’s restaurants across New England.

While the seasoned patty is cooking, the bun is being toasted and the toppings are being added to it so it’s ready when the burger patty is.

You've been asking for it and they listened. Announcing the arrival of fresh beef at McDonald's. Yes, it is cooked right when you order it and it's available for all Quarter Pounder and Signature Crafted Recipe burgers in McDonald’s restaurants across New England.

I tried a classic Quarter Pounder with cheese, which is my normal go-to order when I go to McDonald’s and I loved the fresh beef.  I was happy that it still had the taste that I am used to…it was just a little better. I could definitley tell the difference and while I am not usually a fan of change, in this case it’s a good thing.

You've been asking for it and they listened. Announcing the arrival of fresh beef at McDonald's. Yes, it is cooked right when you order it and it's available for all Quarter Pounder and Signature Crafted Recipe burgers in McDonald’s restaurants across New England.

McDonald’s continues to innovate its Signature Crafted Recipe sandwiches, which feature premium ingredients and unique flavor combinations. This month, McDonald’s introduces another flavorful, premium sandwich – Garlic White Cheddar. This Signature Crafted Recipe sandwich is available on a fresh beef, quarter-pound burger or chicken (Buttermilk Crispy Chicken or Artisan Grilled Chicken) and is available at participating U.S. restaurants.

Garlic White Cheddar is a mouthwatering, savory combination of creamy garlic aioli and crispy garlic chips piled up with a juicy tomato slice, crisp iceberg lettuce and real white cheddar cheese. Freshly prepared on a fresh beef quarter-pound burger or your choice of chicken (Buttermilk Crispy Chicken or Artisan Grilled Chicken) on a toasted Artisan Roll.

Thanks to McDonald’s for hosting me and a few other Boston area bloggers to be among the first to try out the new fresh beef patties.

You've been asking for it and they listened. Announcing the arrival of fresh beef at McDonald's. Yes, it is cooked right when you order it and it's available for all Quarter Pounder and Signature Crafted Recipe burgers in McDonald’s restaurants across New England.

Annnnd, I want to be the first to tell you a little secret. McDonald’s has a few other new Signature Crafted Recipes sandwiches lined up to make their debut later this year, so keep an eye out for those.

I am super excited about this new change over to fresh beef at McDonald’s.  We’re at our local McDonald’s pretty often as it is, but now I think we will be there even more for some delicious fresh beef quarter pounders!  And of their famous fries of course…they are my weakness in life.

  31 Responses to “Fresh Beef, Cooked to Order, Now Available at McDonald’s #McDMadeFresh”

  1. I like the way Mcdonald’s is improved and the food looks freshly made and so good. Anyone who likes hamburgers will be so happy to eat there and their fries have always been the best.

  2. I am a huge McDonald’s fan ( mainly their fries). I have lately been eating their Sweet Bacon BBQ burger and their White Garlic Cheddar burger and am glad to know about the change. I love the way those burgers taste so it’s great to know that fresh beef is being used.

  3. Yay!! so happy. I love their Homestyle Hamburgers and my son still likes to eat and play there – win win.

  4. I think it’s great that McDonald’s is always looking to improve their brand. It’s a good feeling knowing they’re using fresh beef made to order.

  5. This is awesome news! I’m so glad McDonalds is going in this direction! My kids love the food chain, and this will make it easier for me to enjoy it as well.

  6. It’s always cool to get the inside scoop on how things are done. My kids would freak if I got to see how McDonald’s makes their food happen. Love that they’re finding ways to remain true to the classic while still make it better.

  7. McDonald’s always has the best burgers! My favorite is their big mac!

  8. This is such a great news! I love all those upgrades!

  9. My son had one a couple of days ago and said it was good. It took a bit longer to get the order, but it was worth it.

  10. This is what I order, too! I cannot wait. One of the things I love about Wendy’s is the fresh beef patty. Now I can get it at my local McD’s. That’s awesome news.

  11. Yay for fresh beef! I’ll have to pass this on to my daughter. Her family loves McDonald’s and I love that they are upping their game.

  12. McDonalds is certainly making some changes that is for sure. Good to know the burger taste better which is always a plus.

  13. Heck yes! I love McDonald’s. I won’t lie, I’m there at least once a week, sometimes more. I’ve always loved their food, and I’m sure I’ll love it even more now.

  14. I love how innovative McDonald’s is. My son would love this. Getting it for him the next time we’re at McDonald’s.

  15. Cooked to order! That’s a luxury indeed

  16. I had no idea that McDonald’s was doing this! Fresh is always better than frozen. I understand why people freeze it but for restaurants it is always better has fresh.

  17. I think it is great that McDonalds have taken this leap over to using fresh beef, I think its going to make a huge difference compared to the frozen patties.

  18. These burgers look like they are amazing! We love to do burger nights and these look perfect.

  19. I think it’s great that they’re using fresh beef now. I hadn’t heard this here in my area so will have to doublecheck and see.

  20. Oh this is so nice. I am sure this would taste a whole lot better than the patties that have been frozen for days. I have to drop by our McDonald’s to check these new items out.

  21. Very interesting that McD is doing this. Guess they realize people want it!

  22. That’s awesome. McDonalds is always coming up with something new. Can’t wait to see what other treats they have lined up for us.

  23. Sounds awesome! I bet a lot of customers will be happy about this one. Good to know that they use 100% beef for this burger!

  24. I was a McDonald’s brand ambassador for a couple of years and learning everything they do to ensure the freshness of their food and drinks made me love them even more!! Go McDonalds!!

  25. My husband would love it there! It must be fun to do this kind of event with other blogging friends.

  26. Oh how awesome is this! I haven’t had McDonald’s very much since we moved, and oh boy I miss it. I’m going to have to make a special stop in!

  27. Great news, I had no idea this was coming to McDonalds! We’ll definitely check it out the next time we swing by for my daughter’s happy meal! YUM.

  28. Wow, I never knew about this until I read your post. I hope, this will be available in my nearby McDonalds. For sure many will be happy about this new offerings.

  29. Looks delicious! My kids are always asking for McDonald’s and after our tour a couple years ago, I started giving-in a lot more.

  30. I don’t eat fast food but this a great step in the right direction for McDonald’s. It’s good to know that they no longer use frozen beef for the quarter pounder.