Vendy Awards Announce Nominees

The third annual Philadelphia Vendy Awards are being held Saturday, June 8th at Penn Treaty Park. 18 food trucks from around the city will be vying for the coveted Vendy Cup from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Ticket price includes day-of judging rights, all you can eat from each participating truck (inclusive of beer lovingly provided by Brooklyn Brewery) and a chance to say you were there.

The Vendy Awards will serve as a fundraiser for The Food Trust, the Philadelphia-based nonprofit organization that strives to make healthy food available to all.

The nominees broken down into sweet and savory are:

Philadelhia Vendy Awards Sweet Category Nominees

  • Cupcake Carnivale
  • Gozen
  • Jimmies
  • Lil Pop Shop
  • Sugar Philly Truck
  • Sweet Box Cupcakes

Philadelphia Vend¥ Awards Savory Category Nominees

  • Kami
  • Chewy’s
  • Chez Yasmine
  • Christis’ Falafel Truck
  • Foo Truck
  • King of Falafel
  • Lil’ Dans Gourmet
  • Mac Mart
  • Magic Carpet Foods
  • Poi Dog
  • The Cow & the Curd
  • Tot Cart

Meet the Vendy Awards Judges and Emcee:

  • Andrew Gerson – Philly native and Executive Chef for Brooklyn Brewery
  • Paul Kimport – chef/co-owner of Johnny Brenda’s and co-owner of Standard Tap
  • Emilio Mignucci – third generation owner of Philadelphia’s iconic Di Bruno Bros
  • Lauren Purcell – Editor-in-Chief, Every Day with Rachael Ray
  • Beth Beverly – Vendy’s emcee and rogue taxidermist, Diamond Tooth Taxidermy

Get your tickets online [EventBrite]