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Tickets on sale for 6th Annual Offerdahl Gridiron Grill-off

POMPANO BEACH, Fla.  – Adam Richman, author, actor and television personality, will be the featured national celebrity guest at the sixth annual John Offerdahl’s Broward Health® Gridiron Grill-Off Food & Wine Festival, set for Saturday, Nov. 14 at the Pompano Beach Amphitheater, 1806 NE 6 Street. VIP and regularly-priced admission tickets for this competition in which food and football collide are now on sale at www.gridirongrilloff.com.

Adam Richman grew up in the food Mecca of New York City and began his love affair with food early on, sampling all of the diverse culinary specialties The Big Apple had to offer. From samosas to sushi, even at a young age, Adam had a desire to taste it all.

Author, actor and TV personality Adam Richman will headline and cook live with John Offerdahl at this year’s festival
Author, actor and TV personality Adam Richman will headline and cook live with John Offerdahl at this year’s festival

After years of travel and invaluable on-the-job experience in the various restaurants, Adam began hosting “Man v Food” for the Travel Channel, which quickly became their highest rated show. With “Man v Food Nation,” “Adam Richman’s Best Sandwich in America” and “Fandemonium” Adam not only hosted, but co-Executive Produced.  His latest show on Travel Channel, “Man Finds Food,” in which he starred and produced, premiered in April of 2015. He has also returned to host the second season of NBC’s food competition show “Food Fighters,” which premiered earlier this month.  Adam’s first book, “America the Edible” (Rodale Publishing), hit stands in 2010 and his second book, “Straight-Up Tasty” (Clarkson Potter), debuted in June 2015.

“We are thrilled to have Adam participate in our culinary event which ‘Feeds the Needs of Kids in Crisis’,” said John Offerdahl, event founder and former Miami Dolphins All-Pro Linebacker.  “Combining his fame and love of food with our impressive roster of celebrity athletes and acclaimed chefs is a winning recipe to take this charitable event to the next level.”

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The $85 Grand Grill-Off ticket will give attendees 21 and older the opportunity to sample delicious signature dishes created by Miami Dolphins legends and top local chefs from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Past dishes include Jensen’s Chipotle Wagyu Ribs and Stradford’s Tikka Masala Grilled Pork, plus event-winning recipes, such as Crowder’s Grilled Cobia Fish Tacos and Blackwood’s Espresso and Chocolate Crusted Filet Mignon.

The $125 VIP ticket package will include a signed copy of Richman’s book, as well as early access into the Grand Grill-Off starting at 12 p.m.  This exclusive added hour of fun will feature an open bar, a meet and greet with Adam Richman and the chance to beat the lines for food tasting and to play cornhole.

100% of event net proceeds will benefit Offerdahl’s Hand-Off Foundation and its mission to “Feed the Needs of Kids in Crisis.” Charitable recipients include 4KIDS of South Florida, HOPE South Florida, Here’s Help, Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association Educational Foundation, Miami Dolphins Foundation and Taste of the NFL.

This tribute to football, food and charity is sponsored by Broward Health and in part by Walgreens.  To find out more, visit www.gridirongrilloff.com.