Third Annual Philadelphia Burger Brawl Set for Sunday, May 5th

Burgers. Lots of burgers!

That’s what’s in store Sunday, May 5th at the Third Annual Philadelphia Burger Brawl being held at the Fleisher Art Memorial, located on 719 Catherine Street in South Philadelphia. The event will feature twenty of the city’s top burger chefs duking it out to see who will come out with the top burger.

The invitation-only event sells out annually and more than 700 attendees are expected. Marc Summers will emcee the event.

The Philadelphia Burger Brawl was founded in 2011 by Rob Wasserman, owner of Rouge, 500 Degrees and The Saint James, as a private fundraiser to benefit the construction of computer labs in public elementary schools in the City of Philadelphia.

Confirmed Participants for the 2013 Philadelphia Burger Brawl include

  • 500 Degrees
  • Alla Spina
  • Barbuzzo
  • Butcher and Singer
  • The Capital Grille
  • The Corner
  • The Dandelion
  • Ela
  • Good Dog Bar
  • The Industry
  • Kennett
  • London Grill
  • Lucky’s Last Chance
  • Misconduct Tavern
  • Miss Rachel’s Pantry
  • Percy Street Barbecue
  • Rouge
  • Saint James
  • Shake Shack
  • Silk City
  • South Philadelphia Tap Room
  • Spencer ETA Burger
  • Table 31
  • 500 Degrees, Rouge and Saint James will offer burgers, but do not take part in the competition.

Tickets to the brawl are $75/each and include burger tastings from all participating restaurants, cocktails from Jim Beam, beer tastings from Dogfish Head brewery, Rita’s Water Ice and more.

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