The Riverwalk Fort Lauderdale Burger Battle™ is returning for its 8th year on Saturday, May 20, 2017. The battle takes place in the heart of downtown Fort Lauderdale at Huizenga Plaza. This sizzling event will pit top restaurants and burger joints against one another. They will show off their creative juices and grilling skills to 1200+ guests along the scenic New River. The event raises funds to support the Riverwalk Fort Lauderdale’s mission of building and nurturing a vibrant community connected by the New River.
Who will take the Trophy? A team of restaurant industry judges will award the prestigious Riverwalk Burger Battle™ trophy. Judges rate burgers on texture, flavor, use of condiments, bread selection, unique approaches, etc. Guests will also select a Fan Favorite with their Burger Battle voting chip. Distinctive ingredients from the past include maple-infused jalapeño jam, sweet onion marmalade, and avocado mousse. Restaurants compete for the titles of Fan Favorite, Burger Nirvana, Best Bar and Grill, Best Knife and Fork Burger, Best Burger Joint, and Best Burger.
Besides the unlimited burger tasting, all event goers will be treated to a French-Fry Bar and live music from The Joe Friday Band. For $45 General Admission, guests will receive three drink tickets to wash down all those burgers with their choice of cocktail, wine or beer. Those looking for the VIP experience ($125) will receive early admission, specialty seating and open bar. The VIP experience is sponsored by PMG. This event is sure to sell out, so CLICK HERE to get your tickets.
Riverwalk Fort Lauderdale thanks, Presenting Sponsor – RIVA, VIP Section Sponsor – PMG and Official Auto Sponsor – JM Lexus, along with the following integral partners: Breakthru Beverage, Jack Daniels, Barefoot Wines, Stephens Distributing, Budweiser, Stella, Stevens & Goldwyn, P.A., Dynamix, The Media Lab, Ellis Connects, City of Fort Lauderdale, Best Rental Service, Big Mouth Girlz, Sun Trolley, Riverwalk Water Trolley, Eye on South Florida and Go Riverwalk Magazine.