Join Utahns Against Hunger, the Garage on Beck and Libation for a fun afternoon of burgers, drink pairings and music on Sunday, September 1 at 6 p.m. the Garage on Beck.

burgersSeven different burgers. Manoli’s, Copper Onion, Oquirrh, Avenues Proper, Spencer’s and SLC Eatery each presented a burger. Each burger was paired with a different beverage. You want to know who won, right?

During the month of August, participating restaurants have been selling their signature burgers to benefit Utahns Against Hunger. The BEST BURGER will be announced in the 1st Annual Burger Beatdown Bonanza along with the best drink pairing. Entrance to the event is $20, with that comes a menu burger of your choice, a drink and entrance to listen to the Joe McQueen Quartet.

Proceeds from this event will benefit Utahns Against Hunger, whose work increases access to food for low-income Utahns.

Come join the fun as seven restaurants vie for bragging rights in The Garage.

You still have time to judge for you own favorite burger, for more information on the burgers check out this link at Salt Lake Magazine: Burgers with Benefits. Find out more information on Utahns Against Hunger here and vote for your favorite burger and drink pairing.

Vote here

Manoli’s Burger 8 oz. grilled garlic beef patty, red pepper feta spread, fennel cucumber slaw, garlic aioli, artisan bun Pair with: Kokkino:  Sugar House vodka, house gazpacho, Lustau rojo vermouth, lemon

Spencer’s Smoked bacon, cambazola cheese, roasted garlic aioli, lettuce, sliced tomato on a ciabatta bun. Pair with: Sugar House rye, ransom sweet vermouth, benedictine and a dash ango bitters

Avenues Proper Strawberry Fields Burger : Strawberry guajillo BBQ sauce, caramelized onions, pickled pineapple, Muenster, Scarlett frill Pair with: Conundrum White Table Wine

Copper Onion Beer-battered cheese curds, ranch mayo, caramelized onions. Pair with: Conundrum White Table Wine

SLC Eatery Spicy smoked cheddar aioli, bordelaise onions. Pair with: Sugar House rye with lemon, ginger, habanero bitters

Oquirrh  Oquirrh chicken pot-pie-burger with sharp cheddar. Pair with: Conundrum Red

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