ABOUT MEAT STREET
Q: WHAT EXACTLY IS MEAT STREET?
A: IT'S A MEAT FEST!
THE PREMIER MEAT FESTIVAL OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA HAS ARRIVED! All of the meat-centric grub you can imagine is coming to the Main Place Mall on April 22, 2017. Presented by Foodbeast and The Makers of The SPAM® Brand, this one-day meat fest will feature a wide variety of delicious and crazy exclusive culinary creations, as well as drinks and other fun activities.
MEAT STREET will be a one-day event, with an estimated attendance of 4,000+ people. It will take place within the South West corner of the Main Place Mall outdoor parking area, which is located in Santa Ana, CA.
This festival will have a Buy-As-You-Go Marketplace Section, from 11AM - 11PM featuring mouth-watering dishes from vendors you know and love such as Mess Hall Canteen, The Viking Truck, Hobo Co. Pizza and many more.The All-You-Can-Consume VIP Section is going to be stacked and has two separate sessions during the day. Both VIP sessions will feature fan-favorites like Bruxie, Slater's 50/50, Cubed Poke, and dozens more — plus BEER.
A variety of Southern California eateries will be bringing EXCLUSIVE WORLD PREMIERE ITEMS that can only be experienced at MEAT STREET! Expect newsworthy BBQ, burgers, desserts, sandwiches, tacos and tons of meat-tastic dishes.
SATURDAY, APRIL 22, 2017
MARKETPLACE 11AM - 11PM
VIP FIRST SESSION: 1PM - 4PM | VIP SECOND SESSION: 5PM - 8PM
MEAT STREET ACTIVITIES
Aside from the epic food and drink experience, guests at MEAT STREET can partake in a handful of engaging activities.
ONE OF A KIND EXPERIENCES AT MEAT STREET
LARGEST SPAM® MUSUBI
Those in attendance at MEAT STREET can watch The Largest SPAM® Musubi creation be constructed LIVE on stage in the Marketplace section. It's going to be HUGE!
All VIP guests will have the opportunity to vote for their favorite food item from the VIP section of the event. Winners will be picked by the end of the second VIP session.
WORLD'S LARGEST HALAL GUYS COMBO PLATTER
Guests can visit The Halal Guys' booth in MEAT STREET's VIP Section and get a first-hand look at the World's largest Halal Guys platter. Filled to the brim with fresh gyro, rice, chicken, veggies and topped with their famous white sauce and drizzled in their signature hot sauce, this serving platter is close to unbelievable.
THE HALAL GUYS (present) THE HALAL HOT SAUCE CHALLENGE
Five competitors will test the strength of their tastebuds, and their inner spirit, during The Halal Guys Hot Sauce Challenge. Taking place within MEAT STREET's Marketplace section, this hot sauce competition is NOT for the weak at heart. These five pre-selected participants will step on stage with one common goal: eat as much of The Halal Guys combo platter(s) as possible, which will be heavily doused in The Halal Guy's signature hot sauce. The contestant to down the most of the platter in the alotted amount of time without throwing in the towel, will win free Halal Guys for a month.
MEAT, MEAT, AND MORE MEAT
MEAT STREET, the premiere meat festival of Southern California, will bring together talented vendors who will create custom meat-centric dishes that will make their world debut at this event. Expect a handful of vendors to collaborate with the SPAM® brand and utilize their products in a innovative and unique way. With a large number of participating vendors bringing the best of their offerings, and incorporating the Foodbeast elements we all know and love (we’re talking epic eats you won’t find anywhere else), guests are guaranteed to leave full.
Burger Monster | Cosmic Foodie | Dos Chinos | Dragon Dogs | Hobo Co. Pizza | Ninjas with Appetite | Norigami | Long Beach Jerky Co. | Mad Dumplings | Meat Up BBQ | Mess Hall Canteen | Ninjas with Appetite | Street Foods Co. | The Milky Way | The Viking Truck | White Rabbit Truck
Bruxie | Cubed Poke | DogHaus | DonerG | Elbows Mac N Cheese | The Halal Guys | | Lucille's Smokehouse BBQ | Ninjas with Appetite | Real Good Pizza |
Slater's 50/50 | SuperNatural Sandwiches
Straub Distribution Co.
*Vendors Subject to Change
FOODBEAST's MEAT STREET presented by The Makers of the SPAM Brand will feature dozen of EXCLUSIVE Food Items available for individual purchasing, or through an All-You-Can-Consume VIP ticket... which includes beer!
WHAT SOME OF OUR AMAZING FOOD VENDORS WILL BE BRINGING TO MEAT STREET
Bruxie: Spicy fried chicken drumstick on top of 'Angry Mac and Cheese' with applewood bacon
Burger Monster: "Pulgasari, aka Korean Godzilla", angus beef patty, kimchi aioli, gojuchang BBQ sauce, cabbage slaw, marinated cucumbers, pepper jack cheese, Korean BBQ marinated spam
DonerG: "Doner Saltado", with special Aji Sauce and fried egg
Dragon Dogs: "The "FOODBEAST", chile verde bacon wrapped hot dog
Elbows Mac n Cheese: BBQ pulled pork in a parmesan, cheddar and swiss mac n cheese
Lucille's Smokehouse BBQ: "BBQ Burnt Ends and Bacon Sundae", garlic mashed potatoes, topped with BBQ burnt ends, Hormel bacon bits, shredded cheese, green onions, drizzled with BBQ sauce, a cherry tomato on top
Mad Dumplings: "Spam Folder", crispy pan-fried spam layered between a deep-fried scallion pancake and served with cilantro, pickled carrots and an aioli sauce
Meat Up BBQ: "Texas Chop Sandwich", hacked up brisket, pulled pork, smoked bratwurst, with our scratch made pickles, bacon, and house bbq sauce on a split lobster bun
Mess Hall Canteen: "SPAM® BOMB", Spam, mozzarella, pepper jack, wrapped in Nori battered tempura
Ninjas with Appetite: SPAM® Fries”, thick cut strips of SPAM® rolled in panko and fried until perfectly golden brown, topped with NWA’s Teriyaki aioli
Norigami: "Gyu Katsu", deep-fried steak sandwiches with Japanese-style bbq sauce
Real Good PIzza: chicken and parmesan crusted pizza
Slater's 50/50: "Totcho Burger" collaboration with The Vulgar Chef
The Milky Way: bacon waffle shell with vanilla maple ice cream, chocolate syrup and topped with bacon bits
The Viking Truck: "3 Headed Devil Dog", corn dog stuffed with cheese, bacon bits, and three different kinds of sausage
VIP -- ALL YOU CAN CONSUME
First Session 1PM - 4PM | Second Session 5PM - 8PM
$50 Early Bird | $60 Standard
MARKETPLACE -- BUY AS YOU GO
11AM - 11PM
$5 Early Bird | $10 Standard
Mall Parking -- FREE -- public parking available in adjacent parking structures and additional spaces throughout the mall property.
Our Marketplace Section is open to all ages, with children to be accompanied by an adult.
Our VIP section is 21+ only.
Due to health regulations, animals are not allowed in the festival.
Please be aware that all ticket sales are final.
MEAT-EATING FOR A CAUSE
What charity is my ticket purchase supporting?
A portion of every ticket sale goes to support Inspire Artistic Minds. This is a 501(c)3 charitable organization that provides scholarships to people in the hospitality industry, to attend events or experiences that will inspire them.
MEAT STREET is a RAIN OR SHINE event.
*Event vendors and activations subject to change without notice
Mess Hall Canteen will be supplying the MEAT STREET Marketplace with an insane beef shank...
Elbows Mac n Cheese is bringing their BBQ Pulled Pork Mac and Cheese to MEAT STREET...
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