Burger Bash in AC

The Burger Bash inside the Haven Room at Golden Nugget in Atlantic City on Saturday. May 21, 2016 (Craig Matthews/Staff Photographer)

Smell that dewy spring air? That warm pleasant breeze? Almost puts you in the mood to fire up the grill and get the first backyard cookout of the season going. But why bother cooking a basic, amateur-quality burger when you can head to A.C. Weekly’s Burger Bash and have the pros fire up their grills and hit you with the good stuff instead? Interested? Read on.

From 1-4 p.m. Saturday, May 18, The Grand Ballroom at Golden Nugget will host Burger Bash 4. That means 19 of the top burger restaurants in South Jersey will go head to head grilling up slider-sized versions of their best creations to see who’s game is the strongest. And the best part is you get to pick the winners! Taste them all, then vote for your favorite in the people’s choice category. A panel of esteemed judges will be there as well, picking their faves too, while drink specials and live music from LeCompt will ensure that the party stays rockin’.

Tickets are on sale now at ACWeekly.com/Burgerbash. General admission is $30. VIP is $45 and comes with a free T-shirt and one hour early entry to the event. Grab yours today before they sell out!

Below is the official list of competitors.

Essl’s Dugout

AC Burger Co.

Gordon Ramsay Steak

Margate Dairy Bar

Topgolf Swing Suite

Villain & Saint

Ruby’s Dinette

Johnny Rockets

Tennessee Avenue Beer Hall

Vagabond Kitchen & Tap House

Tony Beef

Michael Patrick’s Brasserie

Vic & Anthony’s

Chelsea Five Gastropub

Council Oak Fish

Hard Rock Café

Joseph’s at Renault Winery

Bill’s Bar & Burger

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