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Big Biscuit Showdown

Jul 27, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Rise Biscuit Donuts will host the second annual Big Biscuit Showdown on Thursday, July 27 from 6-9 p.m., at The Rickhouse in Downtown Durham. This unique food competition features 13 teams comprised of Rise Biscuits Donuts locations and a local brewery or beverage company. Each Rise chef will prepare a special biscuit and donut with inventive toppings and fillings that will be paired with a local craft-made beverage.

The public is invited to taste, enjoy and then vote for its favorite biscuit, donut and beverage. The winners receive the coveted Big Biscuit Showdown belt. Tickets are $50 and available in advance at www.bigbiscuitshowdown.com.

All proceeds from the Big Biscuit Showdown will be donated to the Duke Cancer Institute through Give 1 For Dad, a local fundraising campaign to launch a clinical trial to test a novel approach to treat advanced prostate cancer patients. For more information, visit www.Give1ForDad.com.

Here’s the preliminary menu:

Rise Cameron Village & Trophy Brewing Company
• Biscuit: Green Tabasco roasted chicken with house-made bread & butter pickles, arugula & roasted garlic aioli
• Donut: Espresso cream filled with chocolate icing and cardamom
• Beverage: Rose Gose with strawberry and lemon peel

Rise Carrboro & Steel String Brewery
• Biscuit: Pickled Shrimp with dilly green beans, cherry tomatoes and a green goddess dressing
• Donut: Cardamom Cake donut with a grapefruit icing
• Beverage: Pickle Gose

Rise Charlotte Ballantyne & Ponysaurus Brewing
• Biscuit: Smoked Green Button Farm Pork Belly topped with Pop’s famous creamy corn, parmesan, scallion and fried okra hash
• Donut: Cherry Mascarpone Cheesecake Donut
• Beverage: TBA

Rise Charlotte Steele Creek & D9 Brewery
• Biscuit: Beer battered chicken sandwich (made with Avery’s brown Ale)
• Donut: Battered cake donut with a Orange Zest Glaze (made with Avery’s Brown Ale)
• Beverage: Avery Brown Ale with a orange slice garnish

Rise Durham Southpoint & Bean Traders Coffee
• Biscuit: Chicken mole biscuit
• Donut: Lemon-mascarpone filled donut with a blueberry icing and maple cream drizzle
• Beverage: Chocolate Habanero Coffee

Rise Greensboro & Preyer Brewing
• Biscuit: Pancetta, Smoked Gouda, and a seasoned oven-fried tomato biscuit
• Donut: Orange Creamsicle donut with an orange zest cream filling and orange glaze on top
• Beverage: TBA

Rise Holly Springs & Carolina Brewing Company
• Biscuit: Crispy Glazed Pork Belly with Pimento Cheese grit cake, pickled red onion slaw, and beer aioli
• Donut: Pub Grub Chocolate Cake Donut. Brown Ale cake donut with a beer glaze, spicy chocolate icing, toasted nuts and pretzel garnish
• Beverage: Brown Ale

Rise North Raleigh & Neuse River Brewing
• Biscuit: Merguez sausage w/ Dijon and shallot, cornichon relish.
• Donut: Foie gras glazed truffled donut filled with black truffle pastry cream
• Beverage: Rye Triple and Bobby Brune Smoked Brown Ale

Rise Wilmington & Iron Clad Brewery
• Biscuit: Smoked Beef Brisket Biscuit with caramelized onions, coleslaw, and a green-hatch chile aioli
• Donut: Glazed Peach Cobbler bullseye donut with candied pecans
• Beverage: Beer and Sours

Rise Brier Creek & Fair Game Beverage, The Brothers Vilgalys and Crude Bitters
Menu TBA

Rise Downtown Durham & Fullsteam Brewery
Menu TBA

Rise Morrisville & Wicked Weed Brewery
Menu TBA

The Big Biscuit Showdown will be held from 6pm-9pm on Thursday, July 27th at The Rickhouse, 609 Foster Street in Downtown Durham. For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit www.bigbiscuitshowdown.com.


Jul 27, 2017
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm