About George Motz

George Motz

George Motz is an Emmy Award-winning filmmaker, director of photography, writer and hamburger expert. He is the founder and director of the Food Film Festival and the TV host of the Travel Channel’s Burger Land. He lives in Brooklyn, NY with his wife and two children.

Patty Melt

Classic Patty Melt

A properly made patty melt is truly a magnificent thing. It’s essentially a melding of grilled cheese sandwich and burger with some sautéed onions slipped in for good measure.

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Cheeseburger, ketchup, lettuces on a sesame-seed bun on a copper tray

How To Make the Best Burger

Expert advice on how to talk to your butcher, what cut of beef to select, how to grind it, and whether you should dare consider freezing ground beef.