Are you an aficionado of Burgers and are looking for the ultimate burger experience in Tampa? Then the 2017 Burger Showdown is definitely what you are looking for!
The 6th annual event will take place at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park in Downtown Tampa on Saturday, May 20, 2017 from 5:00pm-7:00pm. The event is FREE to enter but Burger Sampling Tickets are available for purchase.
Restaurants participating in the Burger Showdown will include, but aren’t limited to:
- Just Grillin
- Boca Kitchen and Market
- Eats American Grill
- Around the World Burgers
- The Rolling Gourmet
- The Bacon Boss
- The Compass Grill
Guests who purchase sampling tickets will be able to sample a burger from each of the participating restaurants and vote their favorite. The Restaurant with the most votes will be named the “Best Burger in Tampa Bay”.
“Early Bird” tickets can be purchased online up until Monday, May 8, 2017. An Early Bird Burger Sampling Ticket is $20.00 (+1.99 Fee) per person and will include a sample from each restaurant as well as a FREE 16-ounce beer as a bonus for buying early. You can also purchase a Pair of Drink Tickets (up until May 19) for $14.00 each and includes a 16-ounce beer and a 6-ounce glass of wine. (Tickets purchased at the event will not include a beverage.)
There will be Culinary Professionals on hand as part of the Judges’ Panel and they will grade the burgers on Originality, Presentation and Taste.
All proceeds from the “Burger Showdown” will benefit the VooDoo Chef Foundation, which is an organization that helps give financial assistance to people who are looking to get a culinary or food service career and also provides meals to those in need.
There will be live entertainment, games and local vendors throughout the night with plenty of fun to have by all.
For more information or further questions, visit the official Burger Showdown website.