During his Heisman Trophy acceptance speech, Burrow spoke about poverty, food insecurity and the Athens County Food Pantry in his hometown of Athens. Following his remarks, the Food Pantry received donations of more than $500,000 dollars in one week, which is more than six times the pantry's annual budget.
The $65 steak was created “in honor of likely @Bengals #1 draftee and his commitment to food insecurity in SE Ohio,” Jeff Ruby, owner and founder of Jeff Ruby Culinary Entertainment, tweeted. Saturday.
“I was inspired by Joe’s words and that led to Steak Burrow being added to the menu at my downtown Cincinnati steakhouse,” Ruby said in a statement.
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