Press Release

Whether they’re fresh off the backyard grill or all jazzed up with gourmet toppings, burgers are one of the most delicious things to eat! Presented by Budweiser, the Scottsdale League for the Arts is bringing back the ultimate in burger supremacy competitions with Burger Battle. Held on Friday, March 23, 2018 at the Scottsdale Waterfront, guests will enjoy sampling their way through locally made burgers from 17 of the valley’s best. Then, vote for your favorite burger and wash it all down with ice cold beer.

Participating restaurants include:

Asadero Cocina & Cantina

Aioli Gourmet Burger

Arizona Wilderness Brewing Company

Bevvy Food & Drink

BombAZ Grill

Casino Arizona

Cold Beers & Cheeseburgers

The District

HandCut Burgers and ChopHouse

Four Peaks Brewing Company

Handlebar Diner

Hopdoddy Burger Bar

Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa

Joe's Midnight Run

Mariposa Latin Inspired Grill

SuperFarm SuperTruck

Tavern Americana

Offering dessert options:

Lulu’s Sorbetto

Udder Delights

Burger Battle Quick Facts

When:             March 23, 2018

Price:              $65-$85 (GA & VIP available)

Time:               6 p.m. for VIP / 7 p.m. for GA


Where:            Scottsdale Waterfront at Southbridge 4420 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251

What:              All admissions to Burger Battle include unlimited burger tastings, fries, shakes, ice cold beer, lawn games and live entertainment.

Who:               This is a 21+ event, only.

In addition to the People’s Choice for best burger, a panel of culinary experts and local celebrities will taste their way through the grills and select the Judge’s Choice Award winner. Two lucky chefs will win the golden ticket to compete in the World Food Championships in November. This year’s judges panel includes local food writer, Diana Brandt from Arizona Foodie, chef Christopher Nicosia of SASSI, Suzanne Clark with the World Food Championships and Jimmy Q – your 12 News weather anchor. Serving as the evening’s emcee will be Lina De Florias, weekend anchor of “Good Morning Arizona”.

All net proceeds raised will support the non-profit Scottsdale League for the Arts in its effort to promote the arts and arts education organizations in the Phoenix metropolitan area. Through annual fundraising events including Scottsdale Culinary Festival and Cooks & Corks, the League has contributed more than $4.4 million to numerous organizations such as the Black Theatre Troupe, Free Arts for Abused Children of Arizona, Valley Youth Theatre and Phoenix Film Foundation. For a complete list of events, please visit

About the Scottsdale League for the Arts

The Scottsdale League for the Arts is a 501(c)(3), non-profit volunteer organization of accomplished men and women who support artists, arts programs and arts education through fundraising and special events. In order to offer continuous value and assistance to the arts, the League awards all net funds raised to a variety of arts focused organizations through a grants program. For more information, visit: 

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