WNC Battle of the Burger Is Back!

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WNC Battle of the Burger Is Back!

Burger Challenge Returns To Salvage Station

The best burgers in the mountains duke it out again this summer, for the 5th Annual WNC Battle Of The Burger, from 2 to 6pm July 9 at Asheville’s Salvage Station.

Sixteen area restaurants will set up grills and griddles and cook up thousands of burger samples for the attendees, set to a live soundtrack from the Josh Phillips Big Band, Chalwa and Yellow Feather.

Tickets are $5 with food available for purchase from each competitor. A $55 VIP ticket includes a slider from each challenger, complimentary beer, and a special VIP area. You can get them here.

The event benefits the Open Hearts Art Center, the Asheville-based nonprofit arts education center.

This year’s competitors include:

  • Rankin Vault Cocktail Lounge
  • Farm Burger Downtown Asheville
  • Out of the Blue Peruvian Fusion Cuisine
  • Chop House Asheville
  • The Montford Pull Up
  • The Real Food Truck
  • D.O.G.S.
  • Foothills Local Meats
  • Corner Kitchen Catering
  • Ambrozia Bar & Bistro
  • Farm to Fender Cafe
  • Bone & Broth
  • Salvage Station
  • The Real Smokehouse BBQ
  • Mountainview BBQ and Deli
  • Kitchen 743 at Isis
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