Three lifelong friends from Phoenix dreamed of someday running their own restaurant, serving quality food to the local community. They spent many years building their careers in the culinary and business realms, absorbing all the skills, knowledge and experience they could. In the fall of 2016, they finally were able to reunite and bring their vision to life. They sure know what they’re doing because today, Aioli Gourmet Burgers serves some of the best comfort food in all of Maricopa County.
True to their name, these burgers are about as gourmet as you can get. Fresh seasoned beef cooked to order, topped with premium ingredients and a tangy slather of signature aioli and served on a toasted brioche bun. The Black & Blue Burger with Maytag blue cheese and applewood smoked bacon is served with black pepper aioli. The Italiano Burger with fresh mozzarella, tomato, and crispy pancetta is served with basil garlic aioli, just to give you an idea of the aiolis that you are in for. And every burger can be served as a lettuce wrap, if you like to keep things on the lighter side. Order your choice of crispy golden or sweet potato fries with a variety of homemade dipping sauces, then add a handcrafted lemonade, and you’ve got yourself a meal that you’ll be bragging about for days. For an experience that’s been featured on Good Morning Arizona, as well as several prominent foodie blogs, be sure to book Aioli Gourmet Burgers to cater your next special event. Your guests will never forget the flavors and fun that they shared with you, over every bite of this amazing food.
Italiano Burger - This award-winning patty comes packed with pancetta, balsamic reduction, mozzarella, and basil garlic aioli for a robust, drool-worthy Italian taste.
White Truffle Swiss Burger - With roasted mushrooms, Swiss cheese, caramelized onions and white truffle aioli, this is the masterpiece that landed Aioli Gourmet Burger in ABC 15’s list of 5 Must-Try Burgers.
Each burger has its own special aioli we make from scratch. Chef Tom’s wife came up with the name.
Chef Tom studied at the Culinary Institute of America and went on to do a three year apprenticeship at the Greenbrier Resort under Chef Richard Rosendale.
We saw a need for higher end food trucks here in Arizona. We always dreamed of owning our own restaurant and it made sense to do this first.
It had a lot to do with our parents and family believing in us. At the beginning, they were our biggest support group.
Most likely the athletes we have catered for. Those are always fun events. We recently catered Larry Fitzgerald’s son’s birthday and that was awesome!
Italiano Burger. It has won several awards such as Best of Phoenix in Phoenix New Times and the Scottsdale Culinary Festival Burger Battle.
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