BGR The Burger Joint Hosts 9lb. Burger Eating Competition At Taste Of DC

3 Teams Take on Challenge at Taste of DC on Sunday, Oct. 13 at 2:00 p.m.

BGR The Burger Joint Hosts 9lb. Burger Eating Competition At Taste Of DCWHAT: BGR The Burger Joint will host its first-ever burger eating competition at this year’s Taste of DC on Sunday, October 13 at 2:00 p.m. Three teams of four brave people will face off against each other on the culinary stage as they try to down BGR’s massive masterpiece, featuring a 9 pound burger patty made from a blend of prime, dry-aged beef cooked over an open flame and piled high with cheese, two heads of lettuce, eight tomatoes, three red onions, four whole pickles and BGR’s famous mojo sauce. This beast of a burger weighs in at 15.4 pounds in total after it’s all topped.

The winning team will earn not only bragging rights but also a donation made in their name to breast cancer research, a five night trip for four to Mexico and BGR The Burger Joint gift cards. Teams will have nine minutes to finish the burger – the team that finishes first or has eaten the most will be crowned the winner.

BGR will also be offering menu items at Taste of DC on October 12 -13, including beef burger sliders, hot dogs, sweet potato fires, French fries and Wellington Burger sliders topped with caramelized onions, roasted mushrooms, black truffles and blue cheese crumbles.

WHEN: Sunday, October 13 at 2:00 p.m.

WHERE: Taste of DC – Culinary Stage
9th Street NW and Pennsylvania Ave NW

About BGR: The Burger Joint
Founded in 2008, BGR The Burger Joint is a highly acclaimed restaurant group that is a leader in the fast-growing better burger market. BGR has a chef-driven menu designed around an exclusive blend of Prime, Dry-aged beef, cooked-to-order, over an open flame. Menu offerings include burgers, fries, shakes, beer/wine and other seasonal specialties. For more information, visit, or follow us on Facebook or Twitter.

About Taste of DC
On October 12th and 13th, Taste of DC will transform Pennsylvania Avenue between the White House and the Capital into the Mid-Atlantic’s premier community and culinary festival. Attendees will be able to sample food from more than 50 of the District’s most popular restaurants on Restaurant Row, including BGR The Burger Joint. Tickets packages and individual tickets are available