The Butterball Turkey-Talk Line began back in 1981 with 6 ladies working the phones to answer 11,000 turkey cooking questions! Over the years the hotline has answered over 100,000 questions, and even with the internet available, every year more and more people are using this resource. The hotline number is 1-800-BUTTERBALL, (1-800-288-8372).

Butterball has added some new features to make it even more user friendly:

  • the first male Talk-Line expert
  • Spanish speaking experts
  • embracing the tech savvy with Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, live chat and email
  • starting November 17th you can text your questions to their turkey experts at 844-877-3456
  • Butterball also offers a free downloadable cookbook app

There are lots of ways to talk turkey!