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Indy burger battle raises $30K for charity

(photo courtesy of Gallery Pastry Shop)

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Inside INdiana Business) – Indianapolis-based nonprofit Building Tomorrow has announced the winners of the 8th annual Indy Burger Battle. The nonprofit, which works to promote quality and inclusive education for children in rural Uganda, says this year’s virtual battle raised nearly $30,000 to support its education programs.

Binkley’s Kitchen & Bar won the People’s Choice Award, and Gallery Pastry Shop won the Critic’s Choice.

The 10 participating restaurants included the reigning Critics’ Choice Champion Flamme Burger, the reigning People’s Choice Champion Spoke & Steele, as well as Binkley’s Kitchen & Bar, Broad Ripple Brew Pub, Burgerhaus, Gallery Pastry Bar, Kilroy’s Bar & Grill, Ralston’s Drafthouse, Rush on Main, and Smokehouse Catering Company.

The nonprofit says nearly 400 ticket holders sampled burgers and voted for the People’s Choice Champion.