Burger Showdown 2.0 on Oct. 9th has San Antonio Chefs Compete for Best Burger Bragging Rights
Burger Showdown – Homegrown Chef presents this year’s most epic Burger Competition featuring top San Antonio Chefs, a community fundraiser, on Saturday, October 9th, 2021, from 5 to 8 pm (4:30 pm for VIPs) at Brooster’s Backyard Icehouse.
Homegrown Chef is proud to host their 2nd BURGER COMPETITION, BURGER SHOWDOWN 2.0, as an industry and community fundraiser. Eight top San Antonio chefs compete and you eat!
Besides eight gourmet sliders, our very own Homegrown Chef, Edward Villarreal, will be making fresh-fried French Fries and special fresh-baked cookies will be provided by Cereal Killer Sweets. This is an outdoor event, so come out and enjoy a one-night-only burger feast with us!
This is an audience-voted ONLY competition. Guests get to vote for their favorite burger and the 1st Place Winning Chef will be awarded a cash prize, along with a trophy. Second and Third Place Winners will also receive a trophy.
Competing Chefs & Their Burgers:
– Diana Anderson of JD’s Chili Parlor
JD’s Whiskey BBQ Bonfire Burger
Mesquite-Smoked BBQ Bourbon Cheeseburger with Candied Bacon, Aged Sharp Cheddar, Chilified Smoked Garlic Paste, Whiskey-Soaked Caramelized Onions and Bibb lettuce on a JD’s Chilified Jalapeño & Cheddar Brioche Bun.
– Robert Cantu of the Thompson San Antonio Riverwalk
Bacon Marrow Cheeseburger
Featuring Dry Aged Marrow, Aged Cheddar, Candied Bacon, Tomato Jam and Koji Mustard.
– Adrian Cruz of Ghost Kitchens SA and Gunslingers
Beef Patty, Chorizo, Strawberry Chipotle Mayo, Cheddar Cheese, Bacon and Bacon Jam on a Sweet Concha Bun.
– Joseph Thadeus Martinez of Tributary – Modern Texas Cuisine
Tribute To Texas Burger
A Seared Slider with Whiskey Bacon Jam, Goat Cheese Crema and Chicken Fried Jalapeños.
– Joseph Perez of The Esquire Tavern
Beef Wagyu Brisket Blend Burger, Manchego Cheese, Smoked Chipotle Mezcal Seasoning, Tomatillo Salsa, Guajillo Aioli, Pickled Red Onion, Lettuce and Tomato.
– James Richard Smith of toohotfortabc
Big Bend Smash Burger
Far West Texas Beef Burger with Sweet Heat, Bacon Jam, Avocado, Tomato, Onion, Spring Mix and Wisconsin Cheddar on a Homemade Bun.
– Toby Soto of Humo of San Antonio
Charred Hatch Crema Huitlacoche Burger with Nopal de Gallo and Smoked Queso Fresco on a Maize Bun.
– Ceasar Zepeda of Sangria on the Burg and Alamo Biscuit Company.
An Italian Gouda Thyme Burger
Ground Beef Patty, Bacon Grease Confit Garlic and Thyme Butter, Gouda Cheese, Dressed arugula and Candied Prosciutto on a Potato Bun.
Folks who buy 2 tickets at once (or more) you will receive one drink ticket per person (to be used on event drink specials only).
VIP TICKETS AVAILABLE
Upon request. For $75, guests get in 30 minutes early, receive one drink ticket (to be used on event drink specials only) and get a certificate for a LITTLE BIG FRESH MARKET BOX of fresh produce. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 210-725-2339 to order. Only 25 VIP Tickets available.
Funds raised will go towards providing fresh fruit and vegetables to industry folks and San Antonio families in need of support through the BIG FRESH MARKET BOX Program by Big State Produce Co. Anyone interested in receiving a box can email email@example.com.
To our sponsors, including Brooster’s Backyard Icehouse, Big State Produce, Unifresh, Cereal Killer Sweets and Live From the Southside.
Please note, drinks not included (except for VIP ticket holders), but can be purchased at Brooster’s on the day of event.