Chef Demos

Each day of Innings fest will include a Chef Demo located on the Left Field Stage. In these demos, emcee’d by Chef Beau MacMillan, you’ll get the chance to check out local culinary talent, professional baseball players and musicians from the fest battle their way through culinary challenges, and some will even include audience participation! Take a look at what the weekend has in store.

From 7:30 – 8:30 PM on the Left Field Stage

Watch as Arizona’s Best Chefs battle it out onstage live in the Innings Festival’s Ultimate Burger Competition! Three teams are ready to go head-to-head in this burger showdown, with mystery celebrity guests and an all-star-judge lineup. These teams will have an endless array of gourmet ingredients, and the clock will be ticking, so fire up your grills, and see what team reigns supreme in our kickoff event!


From 7:00 – 8:00 PM on the Left Field Stage

They came. They ate. They conquered. Food Fight is a team relay eating and drinking display that is sure to shock the system! Think of your favorite hot dog eating contest meets a fraternity house beer drinking contest! What could be better to kick off a Saturday night? This event will feature live audience participation, so if you’re hungry you’ve come to the right place! This is: Food Fight!

From 5:45 – 6:45 PM on the Left Field Stage

Arizona’s best craft cocktailers shake it out in a three round bout for the ultimate cocktail championship belt! Watch as these masters of mixology are put to the ultimate test – this event will showcase an array of classic American cocktails, speed challenges, and advantage rounds. In the end, there will only be one slinger standing!