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Best in Backyards Announces Bull Burger Battle Competitors


Best in Backyards is excited to reveal a top-notch list of competitors for this year’s Northeast Bull Burger Battle, which is taking place on Saturday, June 6, at the Mahopac, New York superstore.

Fourteen grill masters will fire up their BBQs in the hopes of creating the winning burger and earning a spot at the World Food Championships (WFC). They are:

-Craig Bellomo of Wake-n-Bacon Team BBQ (Floral Park, NY)

-Tim Bucolo of Crafty ‘Cue BBQ (Mount Kisco, NY)

-Dave Conti of Red Planet BBQ (Seymour, CT)

-Skip Day of Swamp Pit BBQ (Wantagh, NY)

-Robert Erickson of Booby-Q (Sicklerville, NJ)

-Greg Friedman of Sloppy Seconds Dry Aged Burgers (Mount Kisco, NY)

-Dan Herman of Dan’s TBD BBQ (Bellmore, NY)

-Christopher Holihan of Holihan’s Beer Me BBQ (Bellmore, NY)

-Rocky Julianelle of Big Rock BBQ (east Haven’t, CT)

-Joseph Maino of (Staten Island, NY)

-Dana Reed of Three Men and a Baby Back (Bergen County, NJ)

-James Russell of Crossroads Deli & Catering (Mahopac, NY)

-Joe Saccente of Mr. Dirt’s BBQ (Shrub Oak, NY)

-Raymond Sheehan of Ray’s Fresh Food/Catering (Jersey Shore, NJ)

On-site activities will begin at 10:30 a.m. The judges will arrive at noon and the winner will be announced around 3 p.m. The winner will receive a Bull Steer Grill Cart, valued at $1,699, and a trip for two to compete in the WFC in Kissimmee, Florida.

Families are welcome to attend and enjoy the competition. There will be free food, face painting, live radio entertainment, product demonstrations, giveaways and a chance to win a trip to Florida to watch the WFC. Plus, all Best in Backyards locations will be running special sales on outdoor kitchen islands, BBQ grills and grill accessories.

Admission is free. Best in Backyards sells wooden swing sets, storage sheds, trampolines, basketball systems, pergolas, pavilions, gazebos, outdoor kitchens and pool houses. The Mahopac, New York store is located at 119 Route 6.