Battledish: Beta Tasting (Bay Meadows, San Mateo)

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San Mateo has been entered in an international Battledish: a competition between chefs around the world.

Fifteen chefs of our glorious food trucks have been chosen to compete in Battledish: Beta Tasting this October in conjunction with the 75 other chefs.

Battledish will feature concept dishes from competing chefs at $5 per beta dish. Come vote for your favorite dish. Entry to the event is $10; see specially priced ticket packages.

Saturday, October 5th, from 11am-2pm, the competition grounds of Bay Meadows in San Mateo are open to the public. Foodies are invited to vote with their tastebuds and try 30 different chef creations, beers, wines, and spirits. (kids under 10, admission is free)

We Sushi - Lobster Taco, BBQ Albacore, Vegan Taco

Tia Maria - Beef Picadillo, Chicken Afritada, Fresh Vegetable Lumpia

Cluck It Up - Mini Mochiko Chicken Sliders, Won Ton Tacos with Honey Sriracha Chicken, Garlic Fries

Frozen Kuhsterd - Mini Dynamo Donut Sandwich, Napa Style Sundae, Boba Guys Sundae

Derby Cocktail Co., Waffle Amore, Soulnese, Naked Chorizo, Red Sauce Meatballs, Tina Tamale, Yummi BBQ, and El Calamar, Me So Hungry Too, Meet N Potatoes, and Sugar and Spun!

Culinary titles: Most Delicious, Most Creative, Best Modern, Best Cocktail, Most Authentic.

Competitors and their dishes will be revealed to the public every week here in preparation for battle day.

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What is Battledish? Battledish is the world's biggest chef competition taking place in cities around the world. Local chefs compete by presenting their creations and having the public cast their vote on who will be crowned King. Check out the latest battlegrounds and competitions at

What is the Battledish: Beta Tasting event like? It's a massive gathering of the creative minds from food truck chefs across the Bay Area at the brand new Bay Meadows San Mateo community, where you are invited to strike a pose in our frame-free photo booth, enjoy a live Bluegrass band and picnic in the grass at San Mateo's newest park "Bay Meadows Park". Families, friends, and everyone are invited out to enjoy tastings, spirits, live music, face painting, and raffle prizes.

Ticket Packages

Teaser Package: 6 Chef Dishes: $35 Try six dishes with this package! (6 tickets valued at $5 each for food and/or drink). Includes Admission.

Gourmand: Chef Dishes with all 15 food truck chefs: $80 Get your belly full by trying a full collection of dishes from all 15 chefs with this package! (15 tickets valued at $5 each for food) Includes Admission.

VIP: Dishes and Drinks at all 15 trucks, Beer Tasting, and swag bag: $100 The VIP package includes 15 food dishes and 1 Beer Tasting, and swag bags.

Getting Here: Bay Meadows is located conveniently walking distance from the Hillsdale Caltrain station at E 28th street and S Delaware Avenue.

Drive past the welcome center on the left and look for the food trucks. Or enjoy our complimentary bike valet as well as free parking in the beautiful brand new Bay Meadows residential area.

Jeff, Connie, Steven, Amy, Nicole and 1159 others are attending Battledish: Beta Tasting (Bay Meadows, San Mateo)

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