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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 »

Jim Delligatti, the creator of McDonald's Big Mac, dies at 98 - Los Angeles Times

You probably don't know his name, but you've almost certainly devoured his creation: two all-beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, onions, on a sesame seed bun. Michael James “Jim” Delligatti, the McDonald's franchisee who created the ...and more »

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 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 »

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 »

Obituary: Jim Delligatti / Pittsburgh-area McDonald's franchisee who created Big Mac - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Big Mac creator Michael "Jim" Delligatti sits behind a Big Mac birthday cake at his 90th birthday party in Canonsburg in 2008. Mr. Delligatti, of Fox Chapel, died Monday at the age of 98. By Dan Gigler / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Before it became the ...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 »

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 »

The Inventor of the Big Mac Has Died - Fortune

In this Aug. 21, 2008, file photo, Big Mac creator Michael "Jim" Delligatti attends his 90th birthday party in Canonsburg, Pa. Delligatti, the Pittsburgh-area McDonald's franchisee who created the Big Mac in 1967, has died. He was 98. Gene J. Puskar ...and more »

Jim Delligatti, Who Created the Big Mac, Dies at Age 98 - Wall Street Journal

As a McDonald's Corp. MCD -0.17% franchisee in the Pittsburgh area, Jim Delligatti in the mid-1960s believed the burgers-and-fries menu needed something bigger and jazzier. He came up with the Big Mac, tested it in one of his restaurants and saw it ...and more »