SWFL Virtual Burger Battle Benefit
Food Idea Group, Carbon Press and Millennial Brewing Company are pleased to announced the first annual Virtual SWFL Burger Battle! This entirely plant-based virtual food competition will allow participating restaurants and mobile food vendors to create an entirely plant based burger. This event is designed to raise awareness surrounding food supply chain issues that have arisen as a result of Covid-19 and help bring alternative options into some of our favorite restaurants.
The Battle begins May 25th, the following restaurants and food trucks will provide their best Plant Based Burger for your dine in or take out enjoyment. Customers will receive a flyer with a URL for voting on their favorite burger. We highly encourage you to sample multiple burgers throughout the week from the list of participating vendors.
The event ends in a takeout tailgate May 30th with live music and additional burger vendors at Millennial Brewing Company in Downtown Fort Myers. The winner will be announced at this event!
If you are a restaurant or mobile food vendor interested in participating, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information! Cheers!
Arekie Indian Fusion Food Truck
MoSa Plant Based Burger
Crunchy Mashed Samosa Patty, Chefs special Mango Tamarind sauce, topped with Thinly Chopped Onions and Crispy Lentil Noodles
Artisan Eatery (8951 Daniels Pkwy, Fort Myers, FL 33912)
Chef Tim Yoa
Pressed Burger with Smoked “Bacon” Jam, Locally Grown East Fork Lettuce, Heirloom Tomato and Black Pepper Aioli
Bubbas Roadhouse & Saloon
(2121 SW Pine Island Rd, Cape Coral, FL 33991)
Beyond Hot Italian Burger with Fries
BurgerQue (3852 Cleveland Ave, Fort Myers, FL 33901)
Jackfruit BBQ Burger
Chef Don Splain
Founders Bistro’s Vegan Burger
Comprised of cici beans slowly caramelizeds over 5 hours in our wood fire oven. These rare gems are mixed with black beans, herbs and spices. This combination of beans and cooking styles give this vegan burger a unique texture that pops with flavor and aromatics.
Served on a ciabatta roll with lettuce, tomato and onion paired alongside fries and our house-made mustard and ketchup.
Hanger Management (Food Truck, Various Locations)
Chefs Travis & Shannon Harper
It’s a Black Bean Affair Vegan Burger
Avocado Purées, BBQ, Spinach and Arugula, Tomato and Vegan Ranch on a Pretzel Bun
Living Vine Organic Cafe (1400 Colonial Blvd, Fort Myers, FL 33907)
Black Bean Burger
Cape Coral (1025 Santa Barbara Blvd, Cape Coral, FL 33991)
Fort Myers (33 Patio De Leon, Fort Myers, FL 33901)
Chef Ryan McKenna.
Edamame Falafel Burger made with Tahini Coconut Milk Yogurt, Local Mixed Greens, Vine Ripe Tomato, Red Onion Marmalade, Honey Wheat Vegan Bun
Seed & Bean Market (1520 Broadway, Fort Myers, FL 33901)
Gourmet vegan bun with Vegan patty, avocado slices, roasted red pepper hummus sauce with hemp seeds.
The Standard (1520 Broadway, Fort Myers, FL 33901)
Chef Christopher Blauvelt
Vegan Impossible Burger with vegan cheese, lettuce, tomato and homemade roasted red pepper mayonaise served on a pretzel bun.
Square 1 Burgers (5031 S Cleveland Avenue, Fort Myers, FL 33907)
Very Vegan Veggie Burger
Made with house-roasted yellow corn, black beans, fire-roasted tomato salsa, textured vegetable protein, egg substitute, vegan whole wheat oat bread, brown rice, fresh garlic, red onion and a combination of salts and peppers seared in extra virgin olive oil.
Served on a bed of organic arugula, locally-grown beefsteak tomato, cucumbers and house-made avocado spread on a toasted wheat bun.
World of Beer (Gulf Coast Town Center)
(10041 University Plaza Dr. #170, Fort Myers, FL 33913)
Sweet Heat Avocado Burger
Thick Beyond Burger piled high with crispy fried onions, jalapeños, and avocados, finished with a chipotle BBQ drizzle.