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

Rest in peace, Michael "Jim" Delligatti, the man whose burger creation became an icon--and sparked a jingle. By Bill Murphy Jr. Bill Murphy Jr. is executive editor of operations at Some Spider and the founder of ProGhostwriters. Contact him at ...and more »

Creator of the McDonald's Big Mac dies - Deutsche Welle

The inventor of the McDonald's Big Mac burger, the poster child of American fast-food, has died. McDonald's has confirmed Michael "Jim" Delligatti died Monday in his Pittsburgh home, aged 98. Big Mac Erfinder Jim Delligatti (picture-alliance/AP Photo/G ...and more »

The inventor of the Big Mac has died - Business Insider

Jim Delligatti Michael Delligatti, who was known as "Jim," invented the Big Mac. AP The inventor of McDonald's iconic Big Mac has died. Michael Delligatti, who was known as "Jim," died Monday night in Pittsburgh at the age of 98. Delligatti was one of ...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 »

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 »

Creator of McDonald's Flagship Sandwich, the Big Mac, Dies - CBS Local

A McDonald's Big Mac and French Fries (Photo credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images). PITTSBURGH — You probably don't know his name, but you've almost certainly devoured his creation: two all-beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles ...and more »

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

Geoff Williams , Contributor I cover the business of food, from artichokes to zucchini. Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. It's probably the most famous burger out there, the Big Mac, and while it's hard to imagine any other food ...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 »

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

Don Gorske, who has eaten two of McDonald's iconic sandwiches a day since 1972, holds the world record for Big Mac consumption. By Beth Dalbey, Patch National Staff | Dec 1, 2016 9:30 am ET | Updated Dec 1, 2016 4:03 pm ET. 0. Big Mac Maniac Eats 28 ...and more »

Big Mac inventor Michael 'Jim' Delligatti dies aged 98 - The Independent

Michael “Jim” Delligatti, the man credited with inventing the Big Mac almost 50 years ago, has died aged 98. His death was confirmed by a spokeswoman for McDonald's, who told the Associated Press Delligatti passed away surrounded by his family ...and more »