Taste the best barbecue South Florida (and beyond) has to offer at the second annual Downtown BBQ Throwdown featuring Bobby Flay! Bring the family for a day of delicious food, live music, and good times in the heart of downtown Boca Raton, at Mizner Park Amphitheater. Contestants will vie for the title of Grand Champion and the opportunity to compete in the 30th Annual American Royal World Series of Barbecue!
Bobby Flay will make a guest appearance and judge a BBQ chef contest on Saturday during the main event. He will also be available for a meet and greet for select sponsors. There are a limited number of VIP tickets available for purchase to Saturday's main event, which grants entry to the event one hour early and provides upfront seating, as well as access to the hospitality tent. The all-day event will feature entertainment, appearances by local celebrities, tastings and a few surprises. A Farewell Brunch will take place on Sunday morning to recognize the sponsors and recipient charities. Celebrity chef, Anne Burrell will prepare a custom brunch menu for guests in attendance at the brunch.
The proceeds from this event will benefit eight local charities listed below.
• Boca Raton Regional Hospital
• Boca Helping Hands
• Brothers of St.Gregory’s
• Family Promise
• Florence Fuller Child Development Centers
• Love Boca
• The Spirit of Giving
Tickets for adults range from $35-$75, childrens ticket are free with food donation 8 and under, and 9-12 year olds are $10.