Each year, thousands of cooks from coast to coast compete in Sutter Home Winery’s Build a Better Burger® Recipe Contest. Ten of these creative home chefs are flown to Napa Valley each September to participate in the BBB Cook-Off, frequently shown on Food Network Challenge. Burger Parties marks the event’s 20th anniversary with contest-winning burgers loaded with flavor-enhancing extras and party-ready menus bound to be a hit at any backyard bash. Whether you’re in the mood for a Southwest fiesta, New Orleans jazz brunch, tropical patio get-together, or complete festa Italiana, this collection of all-inclusive, themed menus for burger-centric entertaining will delight your palate and your guests. Packed with more than 60 full-color photographs, James McNair and Jeffrey Starr showcase the new frontier in burgers with inventive recipes for Ocean State Swordfish BurgersSmoky-Sweet Bacon BurgersPineapple Upside-Down Jerk BurgersBouillabaisse SlidersSweet-Hot Thai BurgersLittle Italy Sausage BurgersHome on the Range Buffalo Burgers and loads more. Burger Parties features sixteen crowd-pleasing menus with recipes for prize-winning burgers, appetizers, sides, and desserts, plus wine and beverage pairings that are sure to inspire backyard grillers and frequent entertainers with new ways to spice up your gatherings.