WINNERS: Bobby Flay Limerick Throwdown

Related To:

You guys really went all out for our Bobby Flay limerick contest! We recieved over 300 entries on FNDish.com and Facebook.com/FoodNetwork. It was a hard choice, but below are the three submissions that stood out to us:

#1 - Jeremy found our FN Dish contest on Facebook and submitted this witty limerick:

There once was a cow who was stricken
With the need to make us eat more chicken
But one fateful day
The cow met Bobby Flay
And now she thinks beef’s finger-lickin’!

#2 - We felt that Karen captured the soul of Bobby's burger outlook:

“A burgers just a burger” you’ll say

Until you’ve found Bobby Flay.

The meat you’ll be grilling
And the fixins’ make them thrilling
“A burgers just a burger? - Not Today!”

#3 - Ah, the Sherwood family. Their full-family participation (mother, father and daughter) really impressed us. Here are four of the twenty limericks they submitted, starting with Sherwood Father, Terry, after he apparently realized his wife was spending all day coming up with limericks for our contest:

There once was a blogger named Rose,
Who obsessively tried to compose,
Five limericks a day
About Bobby Flay,
Will she win only Food Network knows!
-Terry

My husband thinks he’s the grill master,

But Bobby Flay cooks so much faster.

He grills meat with heat

And his burgers are treats.

My spouse is becoming a true bastard.

-Rose

There once was a husband and wife

Who sat up all night in strife.

With no time to play,
It was limericks All Day!

Obviously, they had no life.

- Laira (Sherwood Daughter)

Thank you FN for all of the fun.

We’ve played the game and had a good run.

It’s Bobby’s last wish

That we should finish.

Flay’s burgers have certainly won!
- Terry and Rose

*****

Hope everyone had as much fun writing these limericks as we did reading them. Should we do more contests like this? Shout out your suggestions!

Next Up

Grill with Bobby Flay



Bobby offers tips for stress-free grilling.

Bobby Flay's Twists on Dips

Learn Chef Bobby Flay's favorite recipes for twists on summer dips like guacamole, hummus and salsa, plus more ideas from Food Network.

Cooking Tips From Bobby Flay

At a recent cooking demonstration at Bobby Flay's namesake steakhouse he shared great cooking tips you'll want to keep handy this holiday season.

Bobby Flay's 7 Holiday Favorites

Bobby Flay took a break from cooking for “Savor Borgata: A Taste of American Classics” at Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa to chat with us about his holiday plans.

Bobby Flay Fit, Episode 4: Discipline

In Episode 4 of Food Network's Web series "Bobby Flay Fit," Chef Bobby Flay focuses on the importance of discipline, not just with exercise, but also with food.

Bobby Flay Fit, Episode 2: Motivation

In Episode 2 of Food Network's Web series "Bobby Flay Fit," Chef Bobby Flay shows viewers how he stays motivated to stay healthy and fit.

On TV

Delicious Miss Brown

8:30am | 7:30c

Delicious Miss Brown

9:30am | 8:30c

Food Paradise

10am | 9c

Food Paradise

11am | 10c

Food Paradise

12pm | 11c

Chopped

1pm | 12c

Chopped

2pm | 1c

Chopped

3pm | 2c

Chopped

4pm | 3c

Chopped

5pm | 4c

Chopped

6pm | 5c

Chopped

7pm | 6c

Chopped

8pm | 7c

Chopped

9pm | 8c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Chopped Sweets

10pm | 9c

Chopped

11pm | 10c

Chopped

12am | 11c

Chopped

2am | 1c

Chopped

3am | 2c