Cabarrus Burger Madness Returns Beginning March 1

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Month-long event showcases creativity of local chefs with mouthwatering burger creations

CONCORD, N.C. (February 21, 2023) – For the third year, Cabarrus County’s month-long celebration of local culinary creativity will kick off on March 1. During Cabarrus Burger Madness, diners are invited to sample limited-time burgers and vote for their favorite.

“March is an excellent month for foodies to plan an adventure in Cabarrus County,” said Donna Carpenter, Cabarrus County Convention & Visitors Bureau President and CEO. “As this exciting culinary competition returns, we’re grateful to our community and visitors who have enthusiastically supported this initiative since it was launched amid the pandemic. Our appreciation grows each year as they continue to show up and experience the delicious meals and outstanding hospitality provided by our local restaurants.”

This year’s competition features 15 participating local restaurants including returning champions Johnny Roger’s BBQ & Burgers and 2 Gals Kitchen. Along with a photo and description of each specialty menu item, burger lovers can find details for participating restaurants at then visit the web site from March 1-31 to vote for their favorite. The 2023 winner will be announced on Tuesday, April 4.

Fans of the celebration can also support the community by picking up a Cabarrus Burger Madness t-shirt. Available for purchase at the Cabarrus County Visitor Center throughout March, all proceeds from the shirts will benefit local nonprofit 1CAN to stock Cabarrus Blessing Boxes. The Visitor Center is located at 10099 Weddington Road, Suite 102 in Concord.

A special thank you to Michael A. Anderson Photography for the outstanding photos of this year’s burgers.


Photo (from left to right):

Top: The Hurricane Burger from Hot Box Next Level Kitchen, Not Your Average Burger from Wake Up & Eat, Korean BBQ Burger from Table 11, The Baja Bacon QuesaBurger from Johnny Roger’s BBQ & Burgers, Grand Prix Pepperjack Burger from ACE No. 3

Center: Breakfast Madness Burger from Village Corner Comfort Kitchen & Bar, The Smokey Moo Cow Burger from The Smoke Pit, Lee Curd Burger from Lee’s Sandwich Shop, The Southern Kitchen Sink Burger from The Kitchen at Cabarrus Brewing, You Jam Right Burger from 73 & Main

Bottom: The Morning Ride Burger from The Speedway Club at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Bless Your Heart Burger from The Garden Grille at Hilton Garden Inn, DIVA Burger from Punchy’s Diner, Buffalo Bacon Pimento Bleu Burger from Bebo’s Charcoal & Beef, Mexican Street Corn Burger from 2 Gals Kitchen


About the Cabarrus County Convention and Visitors Bureau
As a globally recognized destination marketing organization through Destination International’s Accreditation Program (DMAP), the CCCVB is dedicated to promoting Cabarrus County as a visitor destination and enhancing the complete visitor experience. We also represent and support the interests of the local tourism industry and promote public awareness of the importance of tourism. In 2021, tourism generated $480.8 million in visitor spending, $140.4 million in payroll, $36.1 million in state and local taxes and 4,065 jobs. For more, visit or find us at and @ExploreCabarrus on Twitter and Instagram.

About Cabarrus County, NC
Cabarrus County is in south-central North Carolina in the Piedmont region, about 20 minutes north of Uptown Charlotte. The area encompasses five municipalities: the cities of Concord and Kannapolis, and towns of Harrisburg, Midland and Mt. Pleasant. Known as a hub of engaging experiences, Cabarrus County is home to premier motorsports entertainment, shopping, family-friendly attractions, outdoor adventures, historic sites, charming downtowns, and more.

Media Contacts:

Julie Hinson
Cabarrus County CVB