3rd annual WNC Battle of the Burger returns to Asheville August 21

Press release:

WNC Battle of the Burger Returns for Year Three
Coming this Summer! 

Asheville, NC, May 24 — On Sunday, August 21, All American Food Fights presents the 3rd Annual WNC Battle of the Burger from 2-5 p.m. at The Crowne Plaza Expo Center in Asheville. Local restaurants can be nominated via social media on All American Food Fights Facebook page or at via email to kelly@allamericanfoodfights.com.

Restaurants will set up grills and griddles and cook up thousands of burger samples for the attendees while great local music keeps the crowd groovin’. Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. will be pouring ice cold beer to keep folks cool while the competition heats up!

  • What: WNC Battle of the Burger
  • When: Sunday, August 21, 2016 2 p.m. (1p.m. for VIP’s and Judges)
  • Where: The Crowne Plaza Expo Center
  • How Much: $10 for general admission; $40 VIP Tickets

VIP tickets are $40 for unlimited burgers, complimentary beer, exclusive VIP area and early entrance. 

Tickets go on sale at 12 p.m. on Tuesday, June 21. They can be purchased at WNCBurgerBattle.com. Tickets typically sell out in just days.

Sponsored by Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, this event will lead up to a much larger event: The World Food Championships in Orange Beach, AL in November 2016. As an official qualifying round of the World Food Championships, the winner will move on to compete in the World Burger Championship.

About the World Food Championships

The World Food Championships is the natural progression of the thousands of cooking competitions that take place across the globe each year. Tens of thousands of consumers will compete in a year-long trial to qualify for the World Food Championships. The World Food Championships takes over where Food Network leaves off – in the kitchen and backyard of every American home. Not fake made-for-TV stars – but everyday real consumers who simply believe they can.
Nowhere in the culinary landscape is the spirit of integration and engagement more alive than at the World Food Championships, where the world’s most creative food champions face off for pride and culinary glory. The World Food Championships averages about 25,000 attendees per day throughout the multiple zones and competitions, all while being produced by MMA Creative Inc and filmed by Big Time Entertainment for a six-episode TV series to air on the Destination America, a Discovery Network in the summer of 2016. For a glimpse at the overall event, please click 

The World Food Championships is the largest competition in food sport, where champions of previous events convene for a chance at winning the ultimate food crown and a share of $300,000. The World Food Championships platform ranges from live-event integration and activations to a robust multimedia platform that serves culinary stars, home cooks, brands and destinations. In four short years, WFC has awarded more than $1 million in prizes and money, spawned a TV series, garnered more than 5 billion media impressions and launched numerous professional careers for successful contestants.VIP Tickets
A very limited number of VIP tickets will be available for $40. These tickets will include unlimited samples of burgers from the vendors, complimentary beer in the VIP area, and early entrance. These tickets are sure to sell out quickly. It is highly recommended that you sign up for the Food Fight Fans mailing list to get early availability on tickets as well as discounts. You can sign up at

The Restaurants
Restaurants can be nominated for the event via email or social media by WNC residents. Restaurant spots are still available for nomination.

About Max Hunt
Max Hunt grew up in South (New) Jersey and graduated from Warren Wilson College in 2011. History nerd; art geek; connoisseur of swimming holes, hot peppers, and plaid clothing. Follow me @J_MaxHunt

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