Carnival Cruise Lines was well represented at this weekend’s South Beach Wine & Food Festival’s Amstel Light Burger Bash with Food Network star Guy Fieri, winning the Heinz Best-Dressed Burger for his Straight-Up With a Pig Patty. This burger is served at Guy’s Burger Joint currently on the Carnival Liberty and includes a ground chuck and bacon patty with lettuce, tomato, onion and pickle with a liberal slathering of Fieri’s signature donkey sauce.

Hundreds of guests eagerly lined up at Fieri’s station, which was modeled after his namesake venue on Carnival Liberty and showcased the chef’s passion for car culture and his California roots.  At the booth, festival participants had a chance to meet this rock star chef, and of course sample his mouth-watering burgers, Righteous Rojo Onion Rings and Salted Caramel Whisky Milkshakes.

Guy’s Burger Joint recently debuted on the Carnival Liberty and will be introduced on several Carnival ships over the next few years, beginning with the Carnival Breeze this summer.

Guy’s Burger Joint offers several varieties of hand-crafted hamburgers and cheeseburgers, with each recipe custom created by Fieri.  A variety of innovative condiments, everything from chipotle mayonnaise and a special barbecue sauce to garlic aioli toppings such as sautéed mushrooms, grilled onions, blue cheese crumbles are also available. In addition to burgers, Guy’s Burger Joint serves fresh, hand-cut French fries prepared on board.  Upwards of 1,000 burgers are consumed by hungry Carnival Liberty guests each day.