French Lick Resort cooks up a Father’s Day meal

Congratulations too French Lick Resort, recently named America’s Best Historic Resort by Historic Hotels of America!

Chef Paul Owens from French Lick Resort has ideas on how to feed your dad on Father’s Day.

Father’s Day Ginger and Sesame Pork Burgers with Grilled Pineapple

1 ½ tablespoons soy sauce
1 green onion, chopped
1 clove of garlic, minced
2 teaspoons minced fresh ginger
½ teaspoon sesame oil
1 pound fresh ground pork
4 fresh pineapple rings

Top with favorite cheese slice if desired.

4 brioche buns


1. Preheat French Plate (grill Plate) to medium high temperature
2. Combine soy sauce, green onion, garlic, ginger, and ½ teaspoon sesame oil in a small bowl. Place pork in a medium bowl. Add the sauce mixture to the pork and gently combine without over mixing. Form into 4 patties, about 3/4 inch thick.
3. Oil the grill rack, Grill the burgers, turning once, about 4 to 5 minutes per side or until the internal temperature reads 155° During the last 3 minutes of cooking, place the fresh pineapple rings on the French plate and cook, turning once, until dark grill marks appear.

French Lick Resort Fathers Day Getaway Giveaway
Enter at for your chance to win a 2 nights at French Lick Springs Hotel, 2 rounds at the Pete Dye golf course, and 2 rounds at the Donald Ross. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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