2019 World Food Championships Preferred Qualifier


NASHVILLE GOURMET BURGER CHALLENGE #NGCBURGER Named Preferred Qualifier for 2019 World Food Championships


[ANTIOCH, TN]., Over 1,500 chefs, home cooks and pro-traveling teams will meet in Dallas, Texas this October for the culinary battle of their lives and a shot at the biggest payout in Food Sport history –– a $350,000 prize purse. Among the field of competitors for the 8th Annual World Food Championships (WFC) will be the winner of the NASHVILLE GOURMET BURGER CHALLENGE #NGCBURGER.


“We are expecting more than 500 competitive teams this year, a makeup of chefs, home cooks and pro-travel teams from around the globe,” said Mike McCloud, the CEO and President of WFC.


Competitors will prepare food on-site in timed events that include preparation, speed, signature recipes and presentation. Next, the ultimate taste test will take place in front of certified Food Sport judges using WFC’s E.A.T.™ Methodology. The 2019 championship categories include Bacon, Barbecue, Burger, Chef, Chili, Dessert, Recipe, Sandwich, Seafood, and Steak.


As an official qualifying event for WFC, NASHVILLE GOURMET BURGER CHALLENGE #NGCBURGER will award ONE (1) Golden Ticket to its winners making them eligible to compete in the "SO YOU THINK YOU CAN COOK?" NASHVILLE GOURMET BURGER CHALLENGE category being held in Dallas, Texas, Oct. 16 - 20.


To see which #NGCBURGER competitor will move on to the big leagues, visit http://nashtopchef.org/wfc for more information.


For more about WFC, visit www.worldfoodchampionships.com or follow the World Food Championships on Twitter (@WorldFoodChamp), Facebook and Instagram (@WorldFoodChampionships) for Food Sport updates.


About the World Food Championships

The World Food Championships (WFC) (www.WorldFoodChampionships.com) is the largest Food Sport competition in the world. In 2018, over 1500 contestants nearly 500 official teams from 42 American states and 12 countries competed in WFC, while more than 30,000 foodies watched and enjoyed the heat of the battle unfold. The main event will be held in Dallas, Texas, Oct. 16-20, 2019.

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