Burger Contest To Benefit Local Pets

Families Will Have a Barking Good Time at this Burger Contest

Barks and BurgersA new concept in food festivals is coming to Orlando and it’s going to help thousands of local pets.

Barks and Burgers is a foodies delight that will bring together several of Orlando’s favorite hamburger shops. The restaurants and chefs will compete to win Orlando’s Best Burger as voted on by those in attendance. Grand prize for Orlando’s Best Burger includes a paid trip to Las Vegas, Nevada and a “Golden Ticket” to compete the World Food Championships in November. Barks and Burgers is an official qualifying event for the 2014 World Food Championships.

Competitors will also compete for judged competition where their beef, veggie or “other” type of burger will be rated on it’s taste, appearance and other criteria. Winners of the judged competition will recieve awards along with cash prizes for their tastiest creation. Sample and full size burgers will be available for purchase.

There’s More to Barks and Burgers than Just Barks and Burgers

In addition to lots of grilled meat, there will be a beer and wine tent, VIP tent, live local music and a kids zone. Plus, there will be plenty of shopping in the marketplace area with local and national vendors sharing their wares and services. From pet sitting to vintage clothing, crafts and more – there will be plenty to see, do and buy at Barks and Burgers.

Proceeds from Barks and Burgers will benefit The Urban Pet Project, a home grown 501(c)(3) charity who raises funds and awareness for local pet rescues and causes. A good portion of the event proceeds will go into funding The Urban Pet Projects 2015 Spay and Neuter program which will be free to local pet owners. It will also highlight a limited number of select area rescues for those in attendance who are looking for a new furry family member.

Tickets for Barks and Burgers will be $15 per person, BUT buy today for only $10**: Click here for tickets.

For More Information

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/barksandburgers
Yelp: http://www.yelp.com/events/orlando-barks-and-burgers

**$10 admission tickets won’t last, buy yours today before the price increases.

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