Le Burger Week Calgary is going down this year from September 1 to September 7, so block off your calendar and get out those stretchy pants.
For 2017, Le Burger Week has gone national and will be taking place in six provinces and 11 cities including Montreal, Quebec City, Cornwall, Toronto, Ottawa, Winnipeg, Calgary, Edmonton, Regina, Saskatoon, and Vancouver.
This means almost 400 restaurants across the nation will simultaneously be serving a unique burger competing to be the best in their respective city.
This annual event has been operating since 2012, when the inaugural week went down in Montreal with 20,000 participants. Now, Le Burger Week even has events across Canada, in Haiti, and in a few US cities including Buffalo, Cleveland, and Omaha.
Le Burger Week invites the public to head into participating restaurants (or order via Skip The Dishes, if the establishment offers it) and vote online for their favourite burger.
Each restaurant will be offering a special “burger price” for participants to get in on so they can try them all.
This year there are 21 venues taking part in Le Burger Week Calgary:
While we don’t have all of the official offerings to share with you just yet, we do have a few sneak peek names of what to expect, such as the Blue Cheese Stuffed Prime Rib Burger from The Kitchen Table and the Jalapeno Burger from the Side Street Pub and Grill – yum!
When the full line up is released we’ll be sure to fill you in, but for now, we have some stomach-stretching to do before September 1 rolls around.
When: September 1 to September 7
Where: Multiple venues in Calgary