Events / Dinner

Blended Burger 'Bun'anza 2019

Wed, October 23, 2019

6:30 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $100 Public Price: $125 Click here for tickets.
Cancellation and Food Allergy Policy

Calling all burger lovers! We’re showcasing the winners of 2019 Blended Burger Project, which challenged chefs to blend mushrooms with meat to create more delicious and environmentally sustainable patties. Come visit the Beard House for a walk-around feast and celebrate the victors’ delectable creations—along with an outstanding selection of wine and beer to highlight the flavors of each burger.

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Meredith Manee, Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua, Kapalua, HI
Maui ‘Ono Mushroom Burger > 70/30 Grassfed Maui Beef and Kiawe-Smoked King Ali'i Mushroom Patty with Upcountry Watercress, Pickled Hon Shimeji Mushrooms, Red Onions, Carrot Salad, Bel Paese Cheese, and Kimchi Ketchup on Toasted Brioche

Justin Medina, Playalinda Brewing Company – Brix Project, Titusville, FL
Viva Ybor! > Sopressata-Seasoned Beef, Pork, and Cremini Mushroom Patty with Swiss Cheese, Cured Sweet Ham, Mojo Pork Pernil, English Mustard, and Housemade Mustard Pickles on Fresh Cuban Bread

Robert Repp, Hops at 84 East, Holland, MI
Half-Pound Patty > Local Brisket–Trumpet Mushroom Grind with Roelli Cheese Haus Red Rock Cheddar Bleu Cheese, House Bacon, Gochujang-Pickled Wild Foraged Ramps, Local Arugula, and Duck Fat Mayonnaise, on Black-and-White Sesame Bun

Eric Rivera, Vintage Year, Montgomery, AL
Alabama Wagyu Burger > Cremini–Oyster Mushroom Patty with Shaved Fennel, Apple, Onion and Ginger Slaw; Spiced Sorghum Glaze; and Red Kale on Brioche

Jacqueline Sampson, Pompano Grill, Cocoa Beach, FL
The Psychedelic Phish Burger > Panko-Crusted Local Florida-Caught Cobia, Salmon, Roasted Cremini Mushroom, Hoisin Sauce, Ginger, Garlic, Tuxedo Sesame Patty with Soy–Wasabi Mayonnaise, Pickled Shiitakes, and Arugula on Porcini Mushroom–Dusted Brioche 

A selection of fine beverages from Rogue and Distinguished Vineyards & Wine Partners will be served with this event.