Rick Sicily

[JUDGE] Rick Mindermann

Rick Mindermann is the Store Director of Corti Brothers, Sacramento’s internationally known Grocer and Wine Merchant since 1947. In his 35th year as culinary professional in Sacramento, Rick has experienced a vast diversity of international food and drink during his travels on four continents while on foraging missions for Corti Brothers.

Wade Fortin

[JUDGE] Wade Fortin

Chef Wade Fortin heads up marketing for Bull Outdoor Products and is a two time World Burger Champion and has never met a culinary challenge he couldn’t handle. An accomplished chef with a love for competition BBQ, Fortin took his grilling skills to new heights winning back to back World Burger titles at the 2013 and 2014 World Food Championships, one of the largest food sport competitions in the country. With over 20 years of food industry experience, Fortin specializes in developed tastes and impeccable technique. Fortin, an accomplished chef and successful food competitor, combines his culinary acumen with his intense personal drive to achieve great culinary heights.   You can catch Wade on Instagram as @Waderino, on Twitter as @theburgerchamp, and on all of Bull Outdoor’s social media platforms.

People's Choice Vote

You be the Judge!

After tasting the delicious burger samples from participating restaurants, all Sacramento Burger Battle attendees will get a special token so they can cast their vote for the People’s Choice best burger award. Let your burger voice be heard this National Cheeseburger Day!

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