the Restaurateur Aspiring chefs can show their skills with Friendly's contest May 08, 2013 The hamburger has long been a staple of American cuisine, with many different variations of the traditional meal coming from a variety of regions across the country. The hamburger has long been a staple of American cuisine, with many different variations of the traditional meal coming from a variety of regions across the country. Now restaurant chain Friendly's is hoping to find the next best burger chef with the launch of its "Build Your Own Burger" contest. The Boston Globe reports that the contest is part of the chain's revamped marketing strategy, which has produced its "Taste your new Friendly's" message, urging potential customers to come and try out its new menu. While the restaurant is mostly known for serving up a plethora of ice cream flavors and desserts, it also offers many other items, including hamburgers. The source notes that the contest is open to anyone willing to try out their hamburger-making skills. Participants are allowed to pick from a variety of ingredients for their unique creations, including bread, cheese, protein and toppings. This contest coincides with National Hamburger Month throughout May. Established chains like Friendly's or aspiring chefs such as the ones who will compete in the "Build Your Own Burger" contest can work with Boston accounting firms to get help with operating a restaurant and all the various processes. Whether it is for owner-operated businesses or established franchises, Boston accounting firms can provide valuable financial services to the industry. KLR's Hospitality Services Group can help companies manage a variety of vital tasks and responsibilities. By working with this team of dedicated experts, hotels and restaurants can take advantage of essential elements such as hospitality accounting, menu pricing and assistance with the state franchise tax process.