News Releases from Canadian Food ChampionshipsFollow the road to the Team Canada Selection for World Food Championships

November 1, 2017 Edmonton. Team Canada is gearing up for the world’s largest event in Food Sport, the World Food Championships November 8-12. Fifteen Canadian teams of food lovers—home cooks all the way up to professional chefs—qualified to complete by taking a win at the recent Canadian Food Championships.

Name

Hometown

Category

Said Addamchi

Edmonton

Seafood

Russell Bird

Sherwood Park

Bacon

Earl Briones

Spruce Grove

Bacon

Christopher Bunter

Edmonton

Burger

Adam Doyle

Edmonton

Recipe (Chicken)

Sheshona John

Edmonton

Sandwich

Rusty Johnson

Port Moody, BC

Burger

Rob Kewley

Kleefeld, MB

Chili

Neil Krog

Grand Forks, BC

Recipe (Chicken)

Jacob Lee

Edmonton

Seafood

Anne Meneer

Winnipeg, MB

Chili

Ang Minor

Edmonton

Dessert

Shannon Minor

Edmonton

Sandwich

Abhishek Patil

Edmonton

Dessert

Stephen Perrin

Blue Mountains, ON

Steak

 

 

The event brings teams together to compete for a $300,000 prize purse and the title of 2017 World Food Champion. Final Table competitions will be held in April, 2018.

As many as 500 teams from across the world will be seeking the ultimate food crown at this event. Team Canada competitors received their WFC Golden Ticket by winning the Canadian Food Championships in Edmonton, Alberta in July, and will now have a shot for a major payday, where a $100,000 prize purse will be awarded for the best dish overall and a $10,000 package is awarded in 10 categories: Bacon, BBQ, Burger, Chef, Chili, Dessert, Sandwich, Seafood, Steak, and Recipe (Chicken).

In 2016, Canadian teams achieved second place wins in three of nine categories, and five teams progressed into their top ten rounds.

Cheer on competitors by visiting the Canadian Food Championships website.

About the Canadian Food Championships

The Canadian Food Championships is a high energy, high intensity, timed, double-blind judged cooking competition open to any Canadian resident with prizes valued at over $50,000. It is the only Canadian qualifying event to get to the World Food Championships. To find out how these competitors do at the World Food Championships, visit the Canadian Food Championships website, and follow us on Twitter (@CDNFoodChamps), Facebook and Instagram (@cdnfoodchamps).

About the World Food Championships

The features up to 500 culinary champions seeking food fame and fortune. The sixth annual event, scheduled for Nov. 8-14, 2017 at The Wharf in Orange Beach, Alabama, will conduct 10 category championships before culminating in a high-stakes Final Table showdown for hundreds of thousands of dollars in cash and prizes. For all WFC updates, follow World Food Championships on Twitter (@WorldFoodChamp), and Facebook and Instagram (@WorldFoodChampionships).