ABOUT THE BURGER SLAM
Burger Slam '19 will take place on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 6:00pm. The Burger Slam is a friendly cook-off competition among Boston restaurants.
The Burger Slam is organized by parents at the JP Manning Elementary School, a Boston public school in Jamaica Plain, MA. What began as a school community event has grown into a community-wide event, attracting foodies in the area and support from generous sponsors. The primary goal of this event is to celebrate the restaurant community and to raise funds to support a strong curriculum for the kids and teachers who work so hard at this small school
As we enter our 8th Annual Burger Slam competition, we've seen our event grow from a small venue, to our current location at the Loring Greenough House in the heart of Jamaica Plain. We've also seen our list of chefs and attendees grow each year. This growth has helped us to raise more funds to support an outdoor classroom, investment in the arts, and more field trips & technological resources for our students.
The fundraiser is open to the public ages 21 and over who want to come and taste some of Boston's best burgers and vote for their favorite - all while raising money for the kids at the Manning School. We raise money through the ticket sales, the silent auction at the event, and for those who can't make it or would like to do a little extra, we invite anyone, anywhere, to support the JP Manning Elementary School by donating here.
If you are interested in learning more about our school, please visit our school website.
We look forward to seeing you at Burger Slam ’19!