They’re heating up the Grills for this Summer’s Sizzling 5th Annual Boca Burger Battle, A Grilling Affair!

The Fifth Annual Boca Burger Battle, A Grilling Affair! returns Saturday, July 16, 2016, at Sanborn Square Park and along Federal Highway in downtown Boca Raton. All three previous 2015 1st Place winners will be present including M.E.A.T. Eatery & Taproom, Tucker Duke’s Lunchbox and The New Vegan. More than 15 other south Florida restaurants will compete for this year’s bragging rights.

Die-hard burger fans get your tickets early and come hungry to taste in between the buns as this year’s chefs are perfecting their new recipes and competing to win the trophy for the Judge’s Pick as the “Best Grill Master” and “Best Alternative Grill Master”. Attendees will receive a chip to vote for their pick as the “Best Boca Burger” in south Florida. Enjoy additional Bites, Craft Beers, Summer Wines, Retail Vendors, Live Entertainment by Big City Dogs Band playing Classic Rock and Blues, and shop in’s onsite Wine Store at this year’s street festival.

Defending 2015 Champions M.E.A.T. Eatery & Taproom will be defending their 2015 Champion for Judge’s Pick for "Best Grill Master", The New Vegan will be defending their 2015 Judge's Pick for "Best Alternative Grill Master". And, Tucker Duke’s Lunchbox in 2015 received 1st Place for People's Choice pick as the "Best Boca Burger". They will be returning to protect their title for the 2nd Year in a row.

2016 Battle Contenders are M.E.A.T. Eatery & Taproom, The New Vegan, Tucker Duke’s Lunchbox, Salt 7, Bite Gastrotruck, BRGR STOP, Deck 84, Burt & Max’s Bar & Grill, Zinburger Wine & Burger Bar, Morton’s Steak House, Shake Shack, Burger & Beer Joint, McCoy’s Restaurant, 109 Burger Joint, Munchies Snack Shack, Cabo Flats, and more!
2016 Grill Master Judge’s are Rey De La Osa Resident Chef at Aprons Cooking School as Chief Grill Master Team Captain for the well-regarded group of judge’s; Alex Callegari, Firefighter Foodie; Jamie Frankel, Burgers by the Beach; Jan Norris,; Rob Adler, Weekend Broward; Robert S Weinroth, City Commissioner of Boca Raton. Back again this year is former judge Peter Leonard, better known as Master of Ceremonies from The Food For Thought Radio Show.
General Admission Tickets are $50 per person; VIP Tickets are $75 Pre-Sale ($125) per person. VIP Ticket holders will enjoy one hour extra with early entry and unlimited food and drinks. This is a 21+ event and runs from 6 PM (VIP) 7 PM (GA) to 10 PM. The event is Rain or Shine.

Guests are navigating their way across the state from Cape Coral and all the way South from Islamorada just to attend and try our chefs’ killer creations! says promoter Russell Spadaccini.

Portion of proceeds benefit, People Reaching out to Provide Education and Leadership, a 501c3 Non Profit Organization located in Boca Raton, FL.

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