Join me at The Grind – Miami’s Burger Battle on March 31st, 2012

Who loves finding a great tasting and creative burger? I know I do! Chefs, cooks, and restaurants are getting creative and making burgers with both common and unique ingredients, putting them all together into satisfying combinations. Next Saturday March 31st, a burger battle will be taking place in Miami to see who takes top honors. Whether you are a local in South Florida or an out of towner like myself, the place to be is THE GRIND – MIAMI’S BURGER BATTLE. This is THE event to attend for all you burger lovers out there. See the press release below for full details.

Tickets can be purchased online at www.TheGrindMiami.com
Time: The Grind will take place Saturday March 31, 2012 from 7:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Location: Miami Entertainment Complex located at 50 NW 14 Street, Miami, FL 33136.
Cost: $75 – $125 (the latter being a VIP ticket for those who wish to sample, vote and mingle an hour before general admission).

See you all in Miami! Anyone else planning to go? Hit me up with a comment below or give a shout on the Droolius Facebook Page or Twitter @Droolius. Otherwise, get ready to see some burger photos that will make you drool! (in a future blog post of course).

 

PRESS RELEASE

Media Contact:
Dina Allende / Clique PR
305-205-1058 / dina@makeitclique.com

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

SHOWDOWN TO TAKE PLACE BETWEEN 30 SOUTH FLORIDA RESTAURANTS AT
THE GRIND – MIAMI’S BURGER BATTLE

MIAMI (March 19, 2012) – On Saturday March 31st, South Florida will have a burger battle unlike any other, in the Arts & Entertainment District of Downtown Miami. Only the best of the best burgers in the 305 and 954 will compete under one roof for the coveted title of Best Burger in South Florida and Golden Grinder Award.

Event goers and local celebrity judges will vote in a variety of categories for their favorite sliders provided by 30 competitors. Creekstone Farms is a major sponsor, providing Certified Premium Black Angus Beef. In addition to burger samples, guests will enjoy open bars offering Blue Moon Beer and Miami Club Rum. The Grind has also partnered with The Miami Culinary Institute at Miami-Dade College to give their talented students hands-on experience while working side-by-side with Miami’s top chefs. In an effort to eliminate food waste, The Grind will participate in Feeding South Florida’s Extra Helpings program, which recovers food that may be leftover to feed the hungry.

The judges include TV personalities Belkys Nerey, Adam Kuperstein and Jeff Berardelli; James Beard award-winning chef and director of restaurants at Miami Culinary Institute, Norman Van Aken; world-class restaurateur, Steven Haas; food critic, The Burger Beast; Miami New Times restaurant news reporter, Laine Doss; co-chair of The Miami Dolphins Foundation, Stan Rudman and Commissioner Marc Sarnoff.

Tickets can be purchased online at www.TheGrindMiami.com. They range from $75 – $125; the latter being a VIP ticket for those who wish to sample, vote and mingle an hour before general admission. The Grind will take place between 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. at the Miami Entertainment Complex located at 50 NW 14 Street, Miami, FL 33136.

Restaurants Competing at The Grind:

8Oz Burger Bar, Bernie’s L.A. Café, Burger & Beer Joint, Burger Bar by Chef Allen, Charm City Burger Company, Cheeseburger Baby, Chef Adrianne’s Vineyard Restaurant & Wine Bar, Chow Down Grill, Chuck Burger Joint, Cuban Cube (Islas Canarias), Cuban Guys, Elevation Burger, El Rey De Las Fritas, Filling Station, Flip Burger Bar, The Frita Man, Georgie’s Alibi, Giraffas, Grill Master Café, Joe’s Stone Crab, The Joint Bar & Grill, Latin House Burger & Taco Bar, The Local, Lokal Burger and Beer, Makoto, The Office, Pincho Factory, Quickie’s Burgers & Wings, Shake Shack, Smokey Bones Bar & Fire Grill and The Best Backyard Burger finalists Ryan Blanski and Roly Masferrer. In addition, Azucar Ice Cream Shop, Copperpot’s, Fireman Derek’s World Famous Pies and Mandarin Gourmet Doughnut Shoppe will provide desserts.

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