Show Me Series Burger & Bacon Blitz - A WFC Tasting Event

August 24, midnight

The Boathouse at Forest Park 314-626-3999

St. Louis’ Golden Ticket qualifier for the World Food Championships’ Show Me Series returns Tuesday, August 24th at the iconic Boathouse at Forest Park. Local chefs will compete in the burger or bacon category, displaying their culinary skills to for a chance to advance to the 2021 World Food Championships.

The Show Me Series’ Burger and Bacon Blitz will feature five talented cooks featuring, Adam Pritchett (Hi Pointe Drive-In), Jack Mac Murray (Old Hickory Golf Club), Jonathan Lorentzen (Izakaya Club), Jwan Rice (JR’s Gourmet), and Tina Manisisaket (2LOADCrew: Eats from the Southeast), each showcasing their signature burger and bacon dishes for a chance to win a Golden Ticket to the highest stakes food competition in the world.

Attendees will have a chance to taste each competitors’ creations and cast their vote for the Bite of the Nite, tasting each competitors' dish while celebrity judges determine the Golden Ticket winner. Sitting at the judges table are Master Chef, Lasse Sorensen, host of Food is Love on PBS; musician and hot dog connoisseur, Steve Ewing of Steve’s Hog Dogs; and the voice of St. Louis, on air personality Trish Gazell.

The Burger and Bacon Blitz is a ticketed, 21+ event. For $25 attendees get a bite of the action and chance to vote for their favorite chef. Enjoy complimentary tasting and live music while getting up close and personal with the competitors as they battle it out to bring home the bacon.