GREAT VEGAN BURGER BATTLE WINNERS: June, 2018
16,288 VEGAN BURGERS SERVED during June! 950 Votes/ Comments submitted!
BIG SHOUT OUT to for hosting our Great Sacramento Vegan Burger Battle Awards event! Revolution Wines
RECORD TURNOUT: Chefs/representatives from 15 restaurants were present at our celebration, along with about 20 diners, along with friends & family members of chefs.
was there to announce winners, and Bethany Crouch of Fearless Advocacy. Also Jennifer Fearing representing Jack Norris, RD and Vegan Outreach of Sacramento Vegan Society & Linda Middlesworth and our amazing web-master & farm animal advocate V-dog of Josh Hanosh ! Blackberry Creek Farm Animal Sanctuary
Thank you to for sending over t-shirts, totes, stickers & buttons for our winning chefs. Impossible Foods was represented~they provided 'in-kind' advertising along with Sacramento News & Review - SN&R ! Yelp
Also thank you to for delicious gelato, and to Conscious Creamery and Capitol Garage for the awesome vegan chocolate cake! Bella Bru
OVERALL FIRST PLACE WINNER: (highest rated votes/ comments, creative Asian 'house-mushroom' fusion, top sides incl. fried bean sprouts, basil popcorn tofu, and coconut tofu puffs, great hospitality, etc.) Pho Fresh
First Place Overall - 'Burgers:'
- created 4 Impossible Burger varieties, had a 'top 3' side 'The Works' (aka nacho-stye loaded potato fries), great hospitality & promotion, over 1000 Vegan Impossible burgers served, 1450 total vegan burgers served (includes house falafel patty) =45% of total sales for June. VEG
1st place (3-way tie): (Big Eastern/ Asian Twist Sliders/ BBQ Pulled Mushroom Sliders), Pho Fresh (Pineapple Express) and Vegan Van 916 Crocker Cafe by Supper Club
MOST VEGAN (House) BURGERS SOLD by one restaurant during June: 1717!!!! Zest Kitchen
MOST VEGAN BURGERS SOLD IN ONE HOUR: The Foodie Feline : 100 Chickpea Sliders for Meatless Monday at Old Ironsides Caitlin Contreras Oil-Free Category:
, Zest Kitchen & Vegan Van 916 (Chef Boyarleezy) Leoncio Heredia
MOST ENTHUSIASTIC DINER AWARD: 36 Burgers, Most Photographs/ collages & Social Media comments, Most Omnis invited to try Vegan Battle Burgers (19!). Hazel Bergtholdt
Each and every one of you stepped up with delicious vegan burgers, and we have certificates for you celebrating your participation and diner's favorites of your vegan burgers & sides! 16,288!!!!!!!