Delaware Burger Battle 2015
Fire up those grills and find your stretchy pants – we’re only a few days away from Delaware Burger Battle 2015, the end-of-summer competition that will determine once and for all (for 2015, anyway) who has the best burger between the buns in the
The Delaware Burger Battle, benefitting Ministry of Caring’s Emmanuel Dining Room, will take place on Saturday, Aug. 29, from noon to 3:30 p.m. on the grounds of the Cauffiel House, 1016 Philadelphia Pike, Wilmington.
Competitors this year include 8th and Union Kitchen, At The Rail Wine Bar & Grill, Cantwell’s Tavern, Chelsea Tavern, Crave Eatery, Deer Park Tavern, Drip Café (The Brunch Box), Ernest & Scott Taproom, Home Grown Café, I Don’t Give a Fork, Kelly’s Logan House, Maiale Deli & Salumeria, Matilda’s/Mad-Macs, Pizza by Elizabeths, Redfire Grill + Steakhouse, The Meat House and Ulysses Gastropub.
Can Redfire Grill, Deer Park Tavern and Ulysses Gastropub continue to wow the judges and win the hearts of attendees as they have in the past? Who will win the face off of the food trucks (Brunch Box vs. I Don’t Give a Fork vs. Crave)?
How will newcomer At The Rail Wine Bar – a finalist in Philadelphia Magazine’s Battle of the Burger – shake things up?
All questions will be answered, all tales will be told, and all meat will meet its maker on the last Saturday before Labor Day weekend. Restaurants at the battle will offer unlimited samples of their best burgers; a panel of expert judges will select the Critics’ Choice and Alternative Burger Winners, and guests will vote on the People’s Choice Winner.
In recent years, national media including Business Insider and Thrillist.com have referenced the winners of the Delaware Burger Battle when discussing each state’s best burger.
Last year, the Delaware Burger Battle raised $10,000 for the Ministry of Caring’s Emmanuel Dining Room. Over three years, burger battles have raised more than $21,000 for the Ministry of Caring.
All Burger Battle attendees enjoy all-you-can-eat burger samples; beer (including Blue Moon White IPA, Yuengling Summer Wheat, Twin Lakes Pale Ale and more) and wine are included in the ticket price for adults, while soft drinks are available for children and designated drivers.
Tickets are $49 through Aug. 28 and $60 at the door. Tickets for designated drivers and teens (ages 11-20) are $17, and tickets for children 10 and under are $7. The event is rain or shine.
For more information, visit www.deburgerbattle.com or facebook.com/deburgerbattle
IF YOU GO:
WHAT: Delaware Burger Battle
WHEN: Saturday, August 29, 2015, noon-3:30pm
WHERE: The Cauffiel House, 1016 Philadelphia Pike, Wilmington
FOR MORE INFORMATION: www.deburgerbattle.com or firstname.lastname@example.org