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Jim Delligatti, who gave the world the Big Mac sandwich, dies at 98 - Washington Post

Neither the humpbacked 747 nor the cherry-red public buses that crisscross London surpass the Big Mac as the world's most famous double-decker. Ever since Jim Delligatti, who died Nov. 28 at 98, created the sandwich in 1967 at a McDonald's franchise ...and more »

Inventor of McDonald's iconic Big Mac dies - The Register

Michael 'Jim' Delligatti, the inventor of the Big Mac, has died aged 98. Just how he made it that far, given his fondness for the lard-laden double-decker, is anyone's guess. Delligatti cooked up the Big Mac in 1965 when, as one of McDonalds' early ...and more »

Michael James Delligatti, Creator of the Big Mac, Dies at 98 - New York Times

In April 1967, hamburger lovers in Uniontown, Pa., south of Pittsburgh, met a newer, bigger burger. Introduced by a local McDonald's, it was called the Big Mac, and for 45 cents it delivered, as a 1970s jingle would have it, “two all-beef patties ...and more »

The Inventor of the Big Mac Has Died - Thrillist

Michael "Jim" Delligatti -- the McDonald's franchisee who developed and first sold the Big Mac in 1967 in Uniontown, Pennsylvania -- has passed away at the age of 98, according to a McDonald's spokesperson. "Jim was a legendary franchisee within ...and more »

As Burger Fans Bid Farewell To The Big Mac's Inventor, Here's 8 Innovations McDonald's Is Testing - Forbes

The man who brought us the Big Mac has gone to that great golden arches in the sky. Michael “Jim” Delligatti, a Pittsburgh-area McDonald's area franchise owner, passed away Monday night. He was 98, and the Big Mac debuted nationally in 1968, thirteen ...and more »

The Man Who Created the Big Mac Is Dead at 98. (He Ate 1 Every Week) -

In the beginning, McDonald's didn't even want to hear it. But Michael "Jim" Delligatti didn't care. He was a franchise owner with 48 McDonald's restaurants across the country. He forced the burger giant's hand by offering his crazy new menu item in all ...and more »

Big Mac Maniac Eats 28984th Burger in Memory of Sandwich Creator -

FOND DU LAC, WI — Don Gorske ate his 28,983rd and 28,984th Big Mac sandwiches Wednesday after learning of the death of Michael "Jim" Delligatti, the man who invented the gastronomic extravagance that is a staple on the McDonald's menu.and more »

An ode to the Big Mac: America's most legendary burger - Business Insider

But his legacy — two all-beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, and onions on a sesame-seed bun — lives on. The Big Mac is truly America's burger. There's even a museum dedicated to it in Pennsylvania. I recently matched the signature ...and more »

Big Mac creator Michael James 'Jim' Delligatti dies aged 98 - ITV News

The McDonalds franchisee who created the Big Mac, Michael James "Jim" Delligatti, has died at the age of 98. Delligatti, who created the iconic burger in 1967, passed away at his home in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He invested the McDonald signature ...and more »

The Man Who Invented McDonald's Big Mac Has Died - Money Magazine

The man who created America's most iconic fast-food product—the Big Mac—has died. Michael “Jim” Delligatti was a McDonald's franchisee in the Pittsburgh area when he invented the Big Mac nearly 50 years ago. He was 98 when he died on Monday night, ...and more »