White Castle celebrates 100 years, Hamburger Month with $100,000 sweepstakes

White Castle has a number of festivities planned for the month of May, National Hamburger Month, including a chance to win $100,000.
White Castle has a number of festivities planned for the month of May, National Hamburger Month, including a chance to win $100,000.

America’s “first hamburger fast food chain” is in the midst of a 31-day celebration.

White Castle has a number of festivities planned for the month of May, National Hamburger Month, including a chance to win $100,000.

“White Castle is the official sponsor of National Hamburger Month, having created the month-long event in 1991 to pay homage to the Original Slider we created and the industry we pioneered,” said Lisa Ingram, president and CEO of White Castle. “So it’s always a special occasion for us, but especially this year as we celebrate our 100th birthday. We look forward to having some fun this month with our Craver fans.”

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The “White Castle Time Machine Sweepstakes” began on May 1 and will end on July 11.

“The decade-themed sweepstakes allows restaurant and retail customers to explore White Castle’s past, present and future while giving them the chance to win thousands of prizes, including the grand prize of $100,000 in cash,” according to a White Castle release.

There is no purchase necessary to play and participants can play every day. Participants can play by “jumping into the time machine” at whitecastletimemachine.com, or, make a purchase from a White Castle restaurant for a chance to win $100,000.

According to the release, prizes up for grabs include:

  • A personal voicemail greeting recorded by White Castle CEO and Slider Queen Lisa Ingram
  • The winner’s name lit up on an outdoor White Castle restaurant sign
  • A restaurant booth named after the winner
  • A shoutout on White Castle’s social media
  • A year’s worth of White Castle Sliders
  • A coveted Telfar shopping bag
  • Big Green Egg MiniMax Prize Package
  • A Coca-Cola mini retro cooler and hot beverage tumbler
  • White Castle 100th birthday swag
  • White Castle food prizes
  • Gift cards from popular retailers, such as Apple, Amazon and UberEats

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