MADE IN AMERICA Festival To Host Culinary Competition Sunday, July 29 at The Fillmore Philadelphia

MADE IN AMERICA Festival To Host Culinary Competition Sunday, July 29 at The Fillmore Philadelphia

Over 60 candidates will compete in the culinary competition with the winners earning a coveted spot as a food vendor at the festival. The panel of guest judges will taste various selections – from such categories as finger foods, Italian, Latin/Mexican, sandwiches, vegan, dessert, and many more, and vote based on execution, creativity, appearance and taste.

Made in America food contest will pick vendors for this year’s festival

Made in America food contest will pick vendors for this year’s festival

The annual Made in America festival is hosting a contest offering local businesses a chance to score spots selling food on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway when the event comes to town later this summer.

Made in America hosting competition to choose festival’s food vendors

Made in America hosting competition to choose festival’s food vendors

Made in America, the Jay-Z curated two-day music festival and staple of Labor Day weekend in Philadelphia, is hosting a culinary competition at The Fillmore on Sunday, July 29.

Over 60 candidates will compete to win a coveted spot as a food vendor at this year’s festival.

Nicki Minaj, Post Malone, Meek Mill Lead 2018 Made in America Fest

Nicki Minaj, Post Malone, Meek Mill Lead 2018 Made in America Fest

The Jay Z-curated Made in America Festival will return to Philadelphia on Labor Day weekend with Nicki Minaj, Post Malone and Meek Mill slated to headline.

The two-day fest, taking place September 1st and 2nd at the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, also features Janelle Monae, Diplo, Zedd, Miguel, Alessia Cara, Fat Joe and 6lack.

Now in its seventh year, the 2018 festival boasts Belly, Ty Dolla $ign, Rich The Kid, Jessie Reyez, Lil B, Gunna, Juice WRLD, BlocBoy JB, SOB x RBE and more acts.

Nicki Minaj & Post Malone to Headline 2018 Made in America Festival

Nicki Minaj & Post Malone to Headline 2018 Made in America Festival

Scheduled for Sept. 1 and Sept. 2, Nicki Minaj and Post Malone have been billed as the weekend’s headliners. Alongside Minaj and Malone, Meek Mill, Diplo, Miguel, Janelle Monáe, Alessia Cara and more will perform at the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Aside from the established acts, budding stars such as Jessie Reyez, Juice WRLD, BlocBoy JB and Saweetie will also be gracing the stage as well.

Tekashi 6ix9ine, Pusha T to Perform at Jay-Z’s Made in America Festival

Tekashi 6ix9ine, Pusha T to Perform at Jay-Z’s Made in America Festival

Tekashi 6ix9ine, Pusha T, Daniel Caesar and Lil Skies have been added to the 2018 lineup of Jay-Z’s annual Made in America festival, which takes place on Philadelphia’s Ben Franklin Parkway over Labor Day Weekend, Sept. 1-2.

Pusha T, 6ix9ine, Daniel Caesar & Lil Skies Added to 2018 Made in America Festival

Pusha T, 6ix9ine, Daniel Caesar & Lil Skies Added to 2018 Made in America Festival

On Tuesday (Aug. 7), Live Nation revealed that Pusha T, 6ix9ine, Daniel Caesar and Lil Skies were added to the 2018 Made in America Festival bill. For Pusha T, the G.O.O.D. Music president is currently in the running for album of the year with his seven-track opus, DAYTONA. On the other side of the spectrum, 6ix9ine has bloomed into a recurring hit-maker with his bevy of hits, including his latest single “FEFE,” which currently sits No. 3 on the Billboard Hot 100.