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Burger Throw Down

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Burger Throw Down!  Phoenix Public Market and the Carefree Spice Company are hosting a Burger Throw Down!

Burger Throw Down

Carefree Spice Company is challenging customers and local loyal friends to a Burger Throw Down.

Too Few Rules:

Must use a blend from Carefree Spice Company

Begins Father’s Day and Ends July 8, 2017

Must use Market fresh items from the vendors at the Phoenix Open Air Market.

Entries must include photo of back yard Grillin’ with family/friends, Photos of  your “Burger”; the spice blend you used, list of Market fresh ingredients and the names of the Vendors.

Winners will be judged on creativity, the photos and recipes. Obviously we will not be able to taste and see each burger so make sure your “Photos” are awesome. Bonus points for the photo with the most “Burger Throw Down” look. Have fun be creative.

Our Chef judging the Throw Down are Chef Stephen Jones, of the Larder and the Delta. The Winner’s Photos and Recipe will be posted on Facebook, Instagram and on our Blog.

Winner will win the Grillin’ Set which is featured on the front page of our website. Set includes industrial strength steel tool box with 8 of our top selling blends and $25 dollars in Market bucks from Phoenix Open Air Market.  


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