BRAD HALSTEN

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HEAD CHEF & OWNER

Brad Halsten is the owner and chef at The Burger Dive in Billings, Montana. Halsten and his wife Andi opened The Burger Dive in 2010 and the place has continued to grow in popularity ever since. They were named Billings best burger in 2011, 2014,2015 and 2016 by the Billings Gazette. The Burger Dive has also been named to national lists including being chosen as best in Montana twice by Business Insider on a list of best burgers an in the U.S. The Burger Dive received mention from both Food and Travel and Northwest Travel magazines as the best burger in Billings, MT. Brad has competed in competitions ranging from chili cook offs to KCBS BBQ competitions. The highlight for him competitively was being invited to compete in the Burger Bash at the 2014 Food Network Cooking Channel South Beach Wine and Food Festival. That evening ended with The Burger Dive being declared the winner of the Best of the Bash award and led to his burger being featured nationally by Red Robin. This also led to Brad being invited to judge the Best of the Bash Award for Red Robin at the 2016 Burger Bash. Brad is excited that the Burger Dive recently won Zoofari, qualifying for the World Food Championships. For the WFC Brad will be joined on Team Burger Dive by his wife Andi, his son Brendan, and his father Gary.