Croquetapalooza is finally happening on Sunday October 12th from 1-4PM indoors at Stage 305 in Magic City Casino (conveniently located near the Miami Airport).
It will feature Croquetas from many local restaurants including Islas Canarias, Gilbert’s Bakery, Sergio’s, Luis Galindo Latin American and Croqueta-inspired dishes from places like Latin House, Pincho Factory, Che Grill, Crazydilla and Ms. Cheezious!
What’s for dessert? How about the Flantastic! competition to crown “Best Flan in Miami” by a panel of judges that include Hedy Goldsmith (Author of Baking Out Loud and Executive Pastry Chef at Genuine Hospitality Group) and Evan Benn (Miami Herald’s Food Editor).
El Rey de las Fritas, fresh off their win at Frita Showdown will be featuring some of their World Famous Shakes in the El Rey de las Fritas Batido Bar.
And while we’re at it, the 1st of it’s kind, the Catalina Foods Croqueta Eating Contest with Special Guest Referee and Instagram sensation Fatgirl Hedonist.
On the Soft Drink tip we’ve got Jupiña and Materva and making its first appearance at a Burger Beast event, Ironbeer!
The full listing of participating restaurants will be out on September 22nd.
In the meantime, tickets are on sale so no me llores if you don’t buy them in time. I don’t over sell my events and when we sell out, it’s over.
You must be 21 years of age or older to attend.
General Admission (1p-4p) – $35: All of you Croqueta-holics will be able to sample not only all of the Croquetas but all of the Croqueta-inspired dishes as well as Desserts including all the the Flans from the Flantastic! competition. General Admission opens at 1:00 pm and includes a variety of Soft Drinks & Cuban Batidos!
VIP Admission (12p-4p) – $75: Just like the Croqueta-holics from General Admission you will be able to sample not only all of the Croquetas but all of the Croqueta-inspired dishes as well as Desserts including all the the Flans from the Flantastic! competition. VIP opens at 12:00 pm and includes a variety of Soft Drinks & Cuban Batidos! Plus a VIP Lounge area with Beer & Drinks.