Cheap burgers for community workers

Hard Rock Cafe San Francisco today is honoring men and women who serve and protect the public with a tasty promotion: the eatery’s Hard Rock Legendary Burgers will be served for just 71 cents, commemorating 1971, the birth year of Hard Rock. The “Burger Badge Bash” will be offered between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. and after 6 p.m., while supplies last. Police, firefighters and emergency medical technicians are invited to enjoy one inexpensive burger.

The restaurant is located on Pier 39 at Beach Street and The Embarcadero.

Contest news

“America’s favorite cookie” is launching its third annual search for Oreo fans who love to sing. The “Oreo & Milk Jingle” contest invites groups of friends, families or coworkers to sing the O-R-E-O jingle; winners will have their performance broadcast on a Times Square sign in New York City. For details, visit www.oreo.com.

The second annual Simply Manischewitz Cook-Off Competition, now under way, runs through Sept. 21. Entrants are encouraged to create simple, kosher entrées using Manischewitz products. Prizes include state-of-the-art kitchen appliances. For more information, visit www.manischewitz.com.

Crisco is giving away a grill a day for 100 days. From June 21 to Sept. 27, backyard chefs can enter online for a chance to win a grill and a Crisco gift basket. One grand-prize winner will be selected to receive a $10,000 backyard makeover. For details, visit www.crisco.com.

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