The Rattlesnake Club will compete in a thrilling hamburger grilling competition at the 2013 Detroit Burger Brawl on Saturday, August 10 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Eastern Market (1313 Erskine, Detroit, the site of Fairway Packing).
The Rattlesnake Club Executive Chef Chris Franz and Chef Jeff Lanctot will serve their burger masterpieces to the public and a panel of judges.
The event will also support one of the Rattlesnake Club's charity partners, Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan.
Burger-enthusiasts can dive into legendary burgers from all 21 restaurant chefs for a suggested donation of $10 to Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan.
The public can vote for their favorite burger on Facebook and win a seat at the judge's panel for the final burger showdown.
Fox Sports' Detroit Red Wings Announcer Ken Daniels will emcee the event. Beginning at 11 a.m., the public will taste competitors' burgers and vote for their favorite on Facebook.
At 1:30 p.m., the top 8 restaurants will grill their burgers for the panel of judges. The final two will compete in a "grill-off" and the winner will go home as the Detroit's 2013 Burger Brawl Winner. May the best burger win!
The Rattlesnake Club celebrates 25 years of fine-dining excellence in 2013. The restaurant opened in 1988 and was acquired by the Stroh Companies in August 2010.
It is located in the 300 River Place building at the foot of Jos. Campau along Detroit's RiverWalk. The seasonal a la carte menu reflects the best of local and sustainable produce, wild finfish and shellfish and Prime Certified Angus Beef.
An extensive wine list and a Michigan craft beer list are offered along with various food and wine programs throughout the year.
The Rattlesnake Club has five private dining rooms and twin 5000-square-foot Atrium spaces on- site for special events. The dress code is casual to business casual and reservations are recommended.
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