After six amazing battle years, the BBQ Grills will fire up again for the 7th Annual Boca Burger Battle Competition on Saturday, July 14th, 2018 in Sanborn Square Park in downtown Boca Raton. The hand-picked team of Top Chefs are incredibly adventurous at creating the "best burger recipe" as preparations for the Boca Burger Battle, A Grilling Affair! returns for the seventh year.
LAST YEAR'S Battle Contenders came from these South Florida Cities;
Boca Raton is featuring M.E.A.T. Eatery & Taproom, Shake Shack, Sybarite Pig, Yard House, Black Rose Irish Pub, Flashback American Kitchen & Bar, Junior's Cheesecake
Boynton Beach is featuring Josie's Ristorante
Coral Springs is featuring Metro Diner and their Fort Lauderdale location
Deerfield Beach is featuring Tucker Duke's Lunchbox and their Boca location
Delray Beach is featuring Deck 84, ROK:BRGR, Burger & Beer Joint, Beer Trade Co. and their Boca location
Fort Lauderdale is featuring Tap 42 and their Boca location
Our participants have other locations in South Beach, Brickell Miami, Coral Gables, Hallandale, Pembroke Pines, West Palm Beach, Palm Beach Gardens
Each hand-picked chef will create their grilling masterpieces and will present them to a prestige table of Grill Master Judge's which includes a few well known "burger conneseuirs" like Rey De La Osa, Chief Grill Master Team Captain from Publix Aprons Cooking School, Jamie Frankel from Burgers by the Beach and his new blog Floridian Beer Society, Jan Norris from JanNorris.com, Alex Callegari from The Firefighter Foodie, Rob Adler from Weekend Broward, Commissioner Robert S Weinroth from City of Boca Raton and Danny Rivera from BIG 1059. The Grill Master Judges will judge each contenders burger and will award the winning titles of Best Grill Master and Best Alternative Grill Master while the guests vote with their wooden chip for "People's Choice" and will determine the champion to hold the title as the Best Boca Burger. Defending 2017 Champions M.E.A.T. Eatery and Taproom, will be back to defend their 2015 and 2016 Champion for Judges pick for "Best Grill Master", and Tucker Duke's Lunchbox will be back to defend their 2014, 2015 and 2016 People's Choice pick for "Best Battle Burger". The Sizzling Summer Festival is held in Sanborn Square Park in downtown Boca Raton near the intersection of Palmetto Park Road and Federal Highway. Please visit the Location page to see where the Will Call Entrance is located.
This community event with its "Backyard BBQ" theme not only showcases some of the best beef and alternative burgers in south Florida that can be found, but also has an array of summer food tasting stations sampling gourmet food items. You can quench your thirst with a variety of craft beer, seasonal spirits and summer wines. The Boca Burger Battle is presented by WineEvents.com, and produced by south Florida event production company BocaRaton.com & The BITES! Network, which also produces the Boca Raton Wine and Food Festival every November.
General Admission tickets are $50 per person and VIP tickets are Pre-Sale $75 / Regular $125 per person. VIP ticket holders receive unlimited food and drink tastings and enjoy early bird entry at 6 PM instead of 7 PM. Burger Battle GA Guests will enjoy entry at 7 PM and three drink tickets and unlimited food tastings. This is a 21 + year old event from 6 pm to 10 pm, PLEASE, No Pets. Event is Rain or Shine! So, NO Refunds Battle Fans... You can purchase Tickets Online or call 561.338.7594.
We're looking forward to seeing you at A Grilling Affair!