2017 Green Chile Cheeseburger Smackdown
September 8 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Green Chile Cheeseburger Smackdown will spotlight some of New Mexico’s most notorious burgers and world-class chefs. Restaurants will compete for the chance to reign as the Green Chile Cheeseburger Champ.
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Online voting by a public hungry to select the seven finalists begins August 1 and runs through August 17. Final contestants will be announced on August 19. The Smackdown and judging for “Reigning Chomp” (Judge’s Award) and “People’s Choice Award” will be held at the Santa Fe Farmers Market Pavilion on Friday, September 8.
Fifteen contenders vying for seven finalist spots for the tasting event:
Agave Lounge at Eldorado Hotel & Spa, Jean-Pierre Vincent
Anasazi Restaurant, Edgar Beas
Blue Corn Brewery, Guillerno Bojorquez
Blue Heron at Sunrise Springs, Rocky Durham
Chama River Brewing Company, Steven Fernandez
Freight House Kitchen + Tap, Matthew Schnooberger
Kimo’s Hawaiian BBQ, Kimo
MAS at Hotel Andaluz, Marc Quinones
My Sweet Basil, Cassie Adams and Vernon Pajarito
Red Sage at Buffalo Thunder, Chef Eric Stumpf
Rhoda’s Restaurant at Taos Ski Valley, Mark May
Rio Chama, Tony Blankenship
Rowley Farmhouse Ales, Jeffrey Kaplan
Street Food Institute, David Sellers
Terra Restaurant at Four Seasons Rancho Encantado Santa Fe, Kevin Walsh
EARLY BIRD TICKETS: $30 ticket price includes a tasting of each of the seven finalists’ green chile cheeseburgers, a ballot to cast your vote to be counted toward the “People’s Choice Award,” a souvenir glass, one beer or cider, and entry an hour before general admission (4:00pm). Limited to 150 attendees.
GENERAL ADMISSION TICKETS: $20 ticket price includes a tasting of each of the seven finalists’ green chile cheeseburgers, a ballot to cast your vote to be counted toward the “People’s Choice Award,” and a souvenir glass. Beer and wine samples available at vendor’s discretion, full servings can be purchased via drink tickets at the event. Doors open at 5:00pm.
KIDS ADMISSION TICKETS: $5 ticket price includes a tasting of each of the seven finalists’ green chile cheeseburgers.
DAY OF TICKETS: General Admission price will increase to $25 at the door the day of the event.