From Our Editors
Dine Drink Detroit's chefs will battle it out for the title of Best Burger at this culinary event. Each will be given a chance to grind their own meat blend on-site, grill up their creations and face a panel of judges who will determine the winner. Guests are invited to watch Detroit's best chefs throw down, eat burgers and enjoy Historic Eastern Market. The burger fest has grown in popularity over the past few years, and in 2015, Thrillist deemed it one of the 12 Things You Absolutely Must Do in Detroit This Summer. Read on to get an idea of what to expect:
Burger samples: Attendees, not just the Burger Battle's panel of celebrity judges, get to sample the burgers the chefs from 15–20 restaurants create.
Live onstage battle: The attendees vote for their favorite meaty concoction, and the chefs with the top four burgers head to a stage where they prepare their burgers in front of the audience and five judges. The judges determine the ultimate winner.
A traffic-free Eastern Market Shed 5: To accommodate the street-fair-style setup, the people milling all around, and the various family-friendly activities, Eastern Market Shed 5 will be closed to cars and Pony Express riders for the day.