TICKETS SOLD OUT

5TH ANNUAL BURGER BATTLE
THURSDAY, MARCH 24

The competition heats up as over a dozen of the Valley’s best chefs and restaurants go head to head for the title of Best Burger in the Valley at the 2016 Burger Battle, presented by Leinenkugel’s. We challenge our guests to taste all the burgers, and then vote for the burger with the best bite to bestow the People’s Choice Award. Meanwhile, our panel of chefs and culinary experts will taste their way through the smoking grills to select the Judge’s Choice Award. Winners will automatically qualify to compete in the World Food Championships.

Your Burger Battle ticket includes all the burgers you can eat, ice cold Leinenkugel’s beer, fries, dessert and live music, all in the friendly confines of the Hotel Valley Ho.

NEW: VIP Admission with early entrance, meet and greet with local celebrity judges, exclusive lounge area, & VIP gift.

 

2016 PEOPLE’S CHOICE WINNER

Mariposa

2016 JUDGE’S CHOICE WINNER

Zinburger

“MEAT” YOUR COMPETITORS

PEOPLE’S & JUDGE’S CHOICE WINNERS WILL AUTOMATICALLY QUALIFY TO COMPETE IN THE WORLD FOOD CHAMPIONSHIPS.

Aioli Burger
Black + Bleu
Casino Arizona
Cold Beers & Cheeseburgers
Hilton Scottsdale
Hopdoddy Burger Bar
Lulu's Italian Ice
Mariposa
Omaha Steakhouse
Tammie Coe Cakes
Tavern Americana
The District
Zinburger
ZuZu

 

MENUS

AIOLI GOURMET BURGERS

French Onion Burger: Custom Burger Blend Prime Grade Short Rib and Brisket, Slow Braised Caramelized Onions in Demi Glace, Gruyere Cheese, Parmesan Crisp, Balsamic Reduction, Shaved Chives

COLD BEERS & CHEESEBURGERS

White cheddar cheese, Sugar cured bacon, Grilled onion , Arugula, Spicy garlic aioli

ZUZU AT HOTEL VALLEY HO

Merlot Melt on Sourdough with Caramelized Onions & P’tit Basque

THE DISTRICT

The Fireman Burger: Burger, Bacon, Fire Roasted Jalepenos and Poblanos, Habanero-Jack Cheese, Red Onion, Arugula and house made District Sauce.

LULU'S SORBETTO

Single scoop serving of Sorbetto in various flavors, including: Pure Coconut, Pure Mango, and Pure Chocolate

BLACK & BLEU AMERICAN GRILL

Upscale Burger – 1lb Angus Burger, Portobello Patty, Sausage, Bacon, Over Easy Egg, Arugula, Garlic Aioli, served with Fries

HILTON SCOTTSDALE RESORT AND VILLAS

Guajillo Seared Beef Angus Slider, Avocado Lime Aioli, Roma Tomato Fried Jalapenos & Onion strings & habanero Monterrey Jack Cheese on a Green Chile Brioche Bun

MARIPOSA LATIN INSPIRED GRILL

Gringo Burger: All-Natural Certified USDA Creekstone Farms Black Angus Beef, White Cheddar Cheese, Signature Louis Dressing and Spicy Crispy Onions on a House-Made Brioche Bun

ZINBURGER

Bruce Lee Burger: Kobe Beef, Korean BBQ Sauce, Thai Salad, Cucumber, Jalapenos, Avocado 

JENNIE-O

The Renaissance Turkey Burger: Freshly ground, hand formed Turkey slider seared in avocado oil, with a bacon compote, baby arugula and creamy brie cheese on a brioche bun topped with crispy fried shallots

CASINO ARIZONA

Casino Pepper Bacon Burger: Braised beef short rib with freshly ground prime sirloin, On a Pretzel slider bun, Garnished with black pepper cured bacon, Caramelized onion Jam, sliced roma tomatoes and butter lettuce. Finished with a Dijon horseradish demi

HOPDODDY

Death by Bacon – Hopdoddy’s own bacon beef patty topped with beer braised onions, pork belly and our own beer cheese all on top of a homemade soft pretzel bun.

TAVERN AMERICANA

Hamburguesas de torta: Breaded niman Ranch Chuck Burger / pepperjack cheese / pickled jalapenos / avocado / tomato / red onion / chipotle sauce served on a Fresh Local La Sonorenese telera bread

TAMMIE COE CAKES

Gluten free Banana Chocolate Chip Boston Cream Cake

OMAHA STEAKHOUSE

The Big Bang Burger: Beefalo ground sirloin, red onion, torched goat cheese, candied bacon, brioche bun, Big Bang BBQ Sauce

EMCEE

  • Dan Bickley

JUDGES

  • Eddie Matney
  • Jake Leinenkugel
  • LAUREN SARIA
  • SUZANNE CLARK
  • Ellie Leinenkugel

More coming soon…

 

TO EXPERIENCE

AWARDS

People’s Choice and Judge’s Choice winners will automatically qualify for the World Food Championship

VOTE

Vote for your favorite burger! The crowd favorite will take home the “People’s Choice” award at the end of the night

LAWN GAMES

Like having fun? Eat, Drink & PLAY with one of our lawn games

NEW! VIP Admission

NEW! VIPs will get early entrance, the chance to meet and greet with local celebrity judges, access to the exclusive VIP lounge, and a special gift.

LISTEN

Live Music by The Groove Merchants

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Coming soon.

WHEN & WHERE

THURSDAY, MARCH 24

6:30PM-9:30PM

HOTEL VALLEY HO

6850 E MAIN ST
SCOTTSDALE, AZ 85251

PRESENTING SPONSOR

BLeinenkugels

OFFICIAL SPONSORS

Jennie-O
Simplot

WINE SPONSOR

Barefoot

HOST VENUE

Hotel Valley Ho

SPECIAL THANKS

Swimmin in Smoke
Leonardo's Pizza Sauce
Amano Chocolate
Naked Infusions