KEARNEY, Neb. — The Nebraska Beef Passport program saw another successful summer of customers enjoying beef from restaurants across the state in its second year of the promotion that ran from May 1 through September 30. Forty-four restaurants that serve outstanding beef meals were on the map this year, with a digital passport option making it even more accessible.
Of over 6,000 Nebraska Beef Passports requested this summer, three participants walked away lucky winners of the prizes offered by getting their passports stamped and submitted.
The two grand prize winners are Amy Kelley of Grand Island, Nebraska and Diane Merryweather of Valley, Nebraska. This year’s grand prize is a $250 beef bundle. The Cabela’s Cooler Winner is Zachary Zysset of Lincoln, Nebraska.
“We had another successful year for the Nebraska Beef Passport,” said Adam Wegner, director of marketing for the Nebraska Beef Council. “The addition of the digital passport made it even easier for people to participate and collect their stamps. We’ll continue to look for ways we can grow and improve the Beef Passport experience in the future.”
Also new this year is the Beef Passport Hall of Fame that lists participants that collected at least 30 stamps. Two individuals collected stamps from all 44 locations. The Hall of Fame members along with a complete list of campaign results can be found at www.GoodLifeGreatSteaks.org.
The Nebraska Beef Council will be looking for new restaurants to feature in the Beef Passport program in 2023. Applications to be featured on the Beef Passport can also be found at www.GoodLifeGreatSteaks.org.
— Nebraska Beef Council