The 4th annual Red Kettle Cook Off was a tasty success! Naptown Buzz was there to judge all FOURTEEN burgers, and boy, were there some good ones this year!
Winners received the official Red Kettle Cook Off Spatula!
I need a gavel & a wig!
Tim Doty, Lindsay Riley & Katie Solove from CBS4Indy present their “CBS4 Asian Burger”.
The CBS4 Asian Burger.
Lindsay Bledsoe presents “The Burger You Need NOW”.
The Burger You Need NOW.
Lauren Lowrey presents the “Biscuits & Gravy Burger”.
Biscuits & Gravy Burger.
Jennie Runevitch presents the “The Perfect Pizza Burger”.
The Perfect Pizza Burger.
Fanchon Stinger & Dan Spehler present the “Fox59 Blue Cheese Burger”.
Fox59 Blue Cheese Burger.
Paul Mendenhall presents the “The Hot & Spicy Cheeseburger”.
The Hot & Spicy Cheeseburger.
Ray Steele presents the “Bacon Cheeseburger with Bacon Marm”.
Bacon Cheeseburger with Bacon Marm.
Ms EKlass presents the “The Beat Bacon Cheddar Burger”.
The Beat Bacon Cheddar Burger.
Deb Honeycutt presents the “The PB & Pig Burger”.
Mmmm….Bacon & Egg!
The PB & Pig Burger.
Greg Browning presents the “The Swiss Blue Burger”.
The Swiss Blue Burger.
Dave O’Brien presents the “Sweet Heat Island Burger”, which he says is Kenny Chesney approved. I don’t doubt that.
Sweet Heat Island Burger.
Lindsay Crane & Joel Reichenbach present the “Down on the Farm Burger”.
Down on the Farm Burger.
Bryan Lord presents the “Every Day I’m Wafflin’ Burger”.
The Every Day I’m Wafflin’ Burger. Yes, it is covered with tots & mac ‘n’ cheese, served on waffles.
13 of the 14 burgers lined up, waiting to see which I will finish off.
Big Joe Staysniak’s “Big Joe / St. Elmo’s Shrimp Cocktail Burger”. MUCH improved over the 2014 version! If you need to clear your sinuses, this will do the trick.
IndyCar driver, and 2013 Indy 500 winner, Tony Kanaan showed up and tried the “Every Day I’m Wafflin’ Burger”.
While I’m around IndyCar drivers frequently in May, it’s usually all business. So it was a nice break from the norm to actually be able to snap a pic of Tony Kanaan & I together.
Indianapolis Motor Speedway President Doug Boles showed up to the Red Kettle Cook Off as well.
Choo choo!!! The burger train is here!
Forget Stroller Parking, Indy lets you park ANY “Human Powered Vehicle”!
Major Bob Webster announces the winners.
rtv6’s “The Burger You Need NOW” wins the best tasting category.
Then rtv6 follows it up with the most burgers sold, and money raised.
Radio Now’s “Every Day I’m Wafflin’ Burger” wins the radio category.
Photos by Brian Groce.