RA Sushi in South Miami hosts third annual sushi-eating contest 4/9/11

Maki Madness RA Sushi in South Miami’s Sushi-Eating Contest
Saturday, April 9, 2011 from 6-9pm
RA Sushi in South Miami
5829 SW 73rd St.
Miami, FL 33143

6:00pm Check-in and qualifying round for extra participants
6:45pm Round 1
7:30pm Round 2
8:00pm Round 3
8:30pm Championship Maki Madness

Deadline to register is Friday, April 8, 2011
Contest is limited to the first 40 entries
All participants must be at least 18 years old
Applications are available at the restaurant and Facebook

First place wins sushi for a year ($600 value)
Second place wins $100 gift certificate
Third place wins $50 gift certificate
Fourth place wins $25 gift certificate
All other participants will receive an Appetizer Card
All participants receive a RA Sushi sweatband or t-shirt

For More Info: Call 305-341-0092

Sushi-eating contest gives a year’s worth of free sushi to first place winner

Calling all competitive eaters! RA Sushi in South Miami, the stylish sushi restaurant and bar, invites everyone from novice to professional food eaters to enter its Maki Madness sushi-eating contest on Saturday, April 9, 2011 from 6-close. RA’s third annual Maki Madness is drawing sushi supporters and wasabi warriors from around the area to face-off in this culinary consumption competition.

Organized like a bracket system, this sushi-eating contest will take place in rounds and heats. Maki Madness eaters will be gaming against their opponents and a lot of sushi rolls. During the first three rounds, the competitors who demolish two uncut RA Sushi signature Tootsy Maki rolls (crab mix, shrimp and cucumber topped with tempura bits) in the fastest amount of time during their heat advance to the next round.

The “final six” competitors will compete in the championship “sushi showdown.” During this final round, opponents will eat as many Tootsy Maki as they can in three (3) minutes.

The grand prize eater will receive free sushi for a year, a $600 value (12 $50 RA Sushi gift certificates,) as well as bragging rights as the RA Sushi Maki Madness champion. Second place will win a $100 gift certificate, third place will receive a $50 gift certificate and fourth place will get a $25 gift certificate. All participants will receive a RA Sushi sweatband or t-shirt and participants who do not advance to the final four will receive Appetizer Cards for use during their next visit.

Maki Madness is limited to the first 40 entries. Applications are available at RA Sushi in South Miami, 5829 SW 73rd St. (across from The Shops at Sunset Place) or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/RAsushiSouthMiami. Deadline to register is Friday, April 8 and all eaters must be at least 18 years old to participate.

During the event RA Sushi will also offer guests food specials including Tootsy Maki ($5), California Roll ($5), Viva Las Vegas Roll ($10; kani kama crab & cream cheese rolled in rice & seaweed, lightly tempura battered & topped with spicy tuna, kani kama crab mix & sliced lotus root; finished with a sweet eel sauce & spinach tempura bits). Drink specials throughout the event will include well drinks ($4), Cosmopolitans ($5), Apple Martinis ($5) and Kirin and Kirin Light ($5). Lastly, a special guest DJ will be mixing hot beats throughout the night.

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