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Canada’s Great Kitchen Party
Winnipeg

Regional Qualifier for the Canadian Culinary Championships



On October 30th, 2019 over 500 guests enjoyed an evening of elevation and celebration of Canadian culture in food, sport and music. The chefs came both to compete for their chance to be on the podium and to share their creative talent with the guests. Over 45 athletes from amateur, para and pro sports shared their stories, including emcee Jon Montgomery and guests were on the dance floor enjoying the performance of some of Canada’s great musicians – Jim Cuddy, Barney Bentall, Bill Henderson, Geoffrey Kelly, Anne Lindsay, Devin Cuddy and Sam Polly! It was an inspiring and impactful experience as the city united to provide Canadian youth the opportunity to be extraordinary in food, music and sport.

We are proud to support Community Food Centres Canada, MusiCounts and B2ten.

Podium Finishers - 2019

Gold

Emily Butcher – deer + almond

Paired with Tightrope 2018 Pinot Gris, VQA, Naramata Bench, BC.

Silver

Fabrizio Rossi – De Luca’s South Landing

Paired with Leaning Post Pinot Noir 2012, VQA, Stoney Creek, ON.

Bronze

Heiko Duehrson – Assiniboine Park Zoo

Paired with Red Rooster 2017 Gewurztraminer, VQA, Okanagan Valley, BC.

A celebration of the podium winners! Emily Butcher will represent Winnipeg at the Canadian Culinary Championships

Elite Athlete Showcase

Curt Harnett coordinates a selfie of all of the amazing athletes from para and amateur sports

Musicians

A splendid night of entertainment and dancing with Anne Lindsay, Geoffrey Kelly, Bill Henderson, Barney Bentall, Jim Cuddy, Sam Polley and Devin Cuddy

Partners

Thank you to the partners and supporters who provide vital support to the project!