The Pittsburgher 2016

When: Saturday, August 20th 2016

Where: South Side Works

Get ready to gather in Pittsburgh's South Side with the aroma of gourmet burgers filling the air, as some of Pittsburgh's top restaurants face off to be named "The Best Burger In The Burgh"

The Pittsburgher is an annual gourmet burger competition featuring; burgers, culinary professionals, celebrity guest judges, local vendors/artists, local charity benefactors, and performances by local entertainment.

The event will take place on Saturday, August 20th, 2016 2pm-7pm at Southside Works in Pittsburgh’s South Side. Over 3,000 burger/beer enthusiasts have attended the event each year. Attendees come with empty stomachs and high hopes. They leave with full stomachs, smiling faces and even higher expectations for the next year.

2016 Participants:

All Star Sports Bar - In Robinson and Southpointe

Bill's Bar & Burger - Downtown
CB3 at Casey's Draft House - South Side
The Claddagh - South Side

Hilton Garden Inn Pittsburgh University Place - Oakland

Nox's Tavern and Grille - Blawnox
Pig Iron Public House - Cranberry

The Summit Pittsburgh - Mount Washington
Twelve Whiskey Barbecue - South Side


1st Place - $2,000

2nd Place - $1,000

3rd Place - $500

People’s Choice Winner - Steel City Media Advertising package valued at $1,500 (Based on available inventory)

Thank you to all of The Pittsburgher 2015 event attendees, staff and participants!

1st Place & People's Choice Winner - Bigham Tavern (Mt. Washington) "Hangover Helper"

2nd PlaceJamison's (Dormont) "Phenom"

3rd PlaceTwelve on Carson (Southside) "Doce Burger"