Brainfood Burger Battle & Brainfood Grill-Off

Brainfood's 7th Annual Grill Off event will be held on July 20th at the historic Union Market and feature a lineup of renowned executive chefs including: Birch & Barley Executive Chef Kyle Bailey, Iron Gate Executive Chef Tony Chittum, Granville Moore’s Executive Chef Teddy Folkman, Pizzeria Orso’s Executive Chef Will Artley, The Red Hen Executive Chef Mike Friedman and Susan Holt - cofounder of DC-based cooking school CulinAerie.

 

Each participating chef will team with executives and employees from corporate sponsors of the event and local students enrolled in Brainfood programs. Led by the executive chefs, each team will choose from a selection of proteins and fresh produce to create a featured dish. Guests will be served each of the featured dishes and a panel of guest judges will select the winning team, which will receive the Brainfood Skillet Award.

 

In addition to the exceptional food, the Grill Off will also feature complimentary drafts from awarding-winning DC brewery, Three Stars and cocktails from local mixologists.

 

CLICK HERE to purchase your tickets.

 

See below for Grill-Off sponsor information.  Contact Paul Dahm at paul@brain-food.org for details.

 

How to get involved:

We need your support! We’re counting on you to help us to continue to bring Brainfood’s innovative programs to more deserving youth.

  • Recruit a team and compete in the Brainfood Grill-Off.
  • Become a corporate sponsor.
  • Bring your family and friends to the event.
  • Interested in being a sponsor? Check out our sponsor menu:

 

EXECUTIVE CHEF - $25,000

  • One team of 5 in the 2012 Brainfood Grill-Off competition
  • Prominent logo placement in all printed event materials, including chefs’ aprons, and invitation and promotional materials distributed to media, corporate donors and individuals in the Washington metro area
  • Recognition by event emcee
  • Full page ad in program
  • Recognition in all press coverage
  • Logo placed on home page of Brainfood website for one year
  • 30 individual tickets to the Grill-Off
  • Healthy cooking workshop provided by Brainfood MVP's

 

SOUS CHEF - $10,000

  • One team of 5 in the 2012 Brainfood Grill-Off competition
  • Logo on invitation, signage and promotional materials
  • Half-Page Ad in program
  • 30 individual tickets to the Grill-Off
  • Logo placed on Brainfood website for one year

 

TEAM - $5,000

Teams consist of no more than 5 people, plus a local chef and a Brainfood graduate.  Team slots are limited so sign up now!  You will also receive:

  • Name recognition on invitation, signage and promotional materials
  • 20 individual tickets to the Grill-Off
  • Logo placed on Brainfood website for one year

 

 SOMMELIER - $1,000

  • Name recognition on program, signage and promotional materials
  • 4 individual tickets to the event
  • Name recognition on Brainfood website for one year

 

Individual Ticket - $75

  • Includes dinner, open bar, and entertainment

 
For more information, please contact Paul Dahm at (301) 529-2679.