Forget about the battle of the bulge, and indulge in tonight’s event at Riverwalk Fort Lauderdale – Burger Battle™ IX! According to their website, “this sizzling event will pit top local restaurants and burger joints against one another as they show off their culinary creativity and grilling skills to 1200+ guests along the scenic New River.”
Today’s schedule, from 7p.m. – 10p.m., will also include a Burger Eating Contest, live music, cold beer, quality cocktails, refreshing wines and plenty of gourmet burger creations, all while raising funds to support the Riverwalk Fort Lauderdale’s mission of “building and nurturing a vibrant community connected by the New River.”
A few more reasons to get to the Burger Battle™-
Each guest receives:
- Burger tasting from each contender
- French-fry bar
- 3 Drink tickets
- Vote for Fan Favorite
The drink tickets may be redeemed at either the Jack Daniels cocktail stands & the Barefoot Wine & Bubbly tent provided by Breakthru Beverage and beer stations supplied by Stephens Distributing to wash down all of those burgers.
A team of restaurant industry judges will award the custom Riverwalk Burger Battle™ trophy and guest voting will decide a Fan Favorite with their Burger Battle Chip.
This year’s lineup of burger champs includes: Bokampers, BRGR STOP, Burger Craze, Gulfstream Park, Hard Rock Café, JWB Prime Steakhouse and Seadood, Metro Diner, Pelican Grand, Pincho Factory, ROK:BRGR and Tucker Duke’s.
Riverwalk Fort Lauderdale’s Huizenga Plaza is located at 32 East Las Olas Boulevard,
Fort Lauderdale. The Burger Battle™ IX runs Friday, March 23, 7-10p.m.
For a $45. General Admission you get Burger Samples from all of the burger contest contenders, 3 Drink Tickets, French Fry Bar, live entertainment and a voting token to place your vote for the “Fan Favorite.”
With the $125. VIP Admission the event’s website calls “~ a one of a kind VIP burger experience” you receive a VIP admission for 1, early admission to the event at 6:30pm, unlimited burger samples from all burger contest contenders, open bar and beer tastings, French fry bar; specialty VIP bites only available in the VIP area, specialty tables and seating, live entertainment and a voting token to place your vote for the “Fan Favorite.”