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Red Kettle Cook-Off

Presented by Kroger, Lumina Foundation and All-American Picnic Company
After a winter like we’ve had, a cookout sounds pretty good right about now. That’s why The Salvation Army is throwing a big one! On May 6 we’re bringing in the heavy hitters for the annual Red Kettle Cook-Off in downtown Indy on Georgia Street.

This no-holds-barred competition among our favorite Central Indiana television and radio personalities raises funds for local Salvation Army programs and services. Competitors grill up their signature burgers, competing to raise the most money with their tasty dishes. It’s a fun event for adults and kids alike, so join us on May 6th and help The Salvation Army do the most good in Central Indiana!


Wednesday, May 6th, 2015 11:00 am to 2:00 pm Georgia Street in downtown Indianapolis

Burger, side and drink for only $10.00

All proceeds benefit the local programs and services of The Salvation Army.

An event this big takes a lot of volunteers, so click here to visit our volunteer sign-up page and help us make this year’s Red Kettle Cook-Off the best yet!


TIP: Give your favorite station a head start by donating online from now until 11:59 pm on May 5th. Money donated beforehand will be added to the total raised on the day of the event. Just click the button below to get started!






Tim Doty, Katie Solove & Lindsay Riley
“CBS4 Asian Burger”
Burger topped with crunchy Asian slaw & loaded with flavors of hoisin, ginger & Sirracha for a kick
Rafael Sanchez, Candice Aviles, Beth Vaughn, Lauren Casey & Ashley Brown
“The Burger You Need NOW”
Head south of the border with toppings like fresh avocado, queso & black bean salsa
Lauren Lowrey & Teresa Mackin
“Biscuits & Gravy Burger”
Sausage gravy & bacon top this breakfast-inspired burger served on a biscuit instead of a bun
Jennie Runevitch, Kelly Greene, Anne Marie Tiernon, Sean Ash & Matt McCutcheon
“The Perfect Pizza Burger”
Everything you love about pizza: pizza sauce, mozzerella, mushrooms, pepperoni and Italian seasonings
Fanchon Stinger & Dan Spehler
“Fox59 Blue Cheese Burger”
Over-the-top burger features blue cheese crumbles, tangy whisky glaze & a mountain of crispy onions
Paul Mendenhall
“The Hot & Spicy Cheeseburger”
WTTS is turning up the heat with this pepper jack & jalapeño-topped burger
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Ray Steele, Terri Stacy, Eric Garnes & Tony Katz
“Bacon Cheeseburger with Bacon Marm”
Pile on the flavor with strips of bacon, fresh toppings & savory bacon marmalade
93.9 The Beat (small)
Ms EKlass
“The Beat Bacon Cheddar Burger”
Putting a new spin on a classic burger recipe featuring bacon & lots of cheese
Deb Honeycutt
“The PB & Pig Burger”
Smoked bacon, caramelized onions and a little peanut butter to tempt your taste buds
Dave O’Brien & Casey Vallier
“Sweet Heat Island Burger” (inspired by Kenny Chesney)
Heat meets sweet in a jerk-spiced burger topped with pineapple slaw
Kyle Smelser, Rachel Bogel & Bryan Lord
“Every Day I’m Wafflin’ Burger”
Waffle burger overflowing with bacon, tots & mac ‘n’ cheese
Lindsay Crane & Joel Reichenbach
“Down on the Farm Burger”
A taste of the country featuring a fried egg, ham, maple syrup & more
Greg Browning
“The Swiss Blue Burger”
Cheesy goodness overflows with this burger that’s bursting with flavor
Big Joe Staysniak
“Big Joe / St. Elmo’s Shrimp Cocktail Burger”
A surf-n-turf burger with shrimp & St. Elmo’s famous kickin’ cocktail sauce

CLICK HERE to download a PDF of the menu to share with friends and plan your lunch!

The Salvation Army Red Kettle Cook-Off is presented by:

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All American Picnic Co