Food & Drink

Show Me Series Burger Throwdown

jul 12

6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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Jul 12 2018

6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Hotel Vandivort
305 E. Walnut
Springfield, MO
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Your Culinary Passport puts you in the middle of the action as you cheer on your favorite chef from cutting board to plate-up! This culinary competition of live fire and cool beats has you sipping a glass of Chandon USA bubbles from the moment you arrive. Nosh on artisan cheeses, charcuterie, and farm-fresh veggie delights while you craft your own flavors for your cocktail at our bespoke bar, all while elevating your Instagram game getting up close and personal to the cooking action! Kaldi's Coffee Roasting Co. will be tapping their nitro brew as the music gets underway, so don't miss a minute of the experience and come see what all the fuss is about.

From James Beard nominees to home chefs on a mission, this one-of-a-kind culinary extravaganza will blow your tastebuds away! Cast your vote for the Bite of the Nite, tasting each chefs' dish while noted culinary celebrity judges determine the Golden Ticket winner using the night's featured ingredient, BACON!

Special thanks to our presenting brand partners Moet Hennessy USA, Belvedere Vodka, Glenmorangie Single Malt Scotch, Newton Skyside and Terrazas de los Andes wines, and the incredible disposable, compostable plateware from Natural Tableware USA. Showcase sponsors NOLET'S Finest Gins, Turbo Pot, Filthy Food, Hella Cocktail Co., Kaldi's Coffee Roasting Co. round out this incredible evening.

This event benefits our designated 501(c)(3) Partner With A Purpose, Urban Roots Farm. ( Check them out....they're cool!

All remaining food will be donated to the local food bank or shelter. We are committed to the highest level of sustainability, and maniacal about phasing out single-use plastic. Because #NothingBeatsNature.

Culinary and Insider VIP Passports available, get your tickets at If you can’t make it, you can show your support by donating right on the ticket page.

This is an indoor event, dress is casual, but sassy and classy.