Sundae Challenge Winners

The Vancouver Foodster Sundae Challenge was a huge success featuring 4 sundae creations from restaurants around Vancouver. Each restaurant featured their sundae creation from August 5-29, 2015. Our media judging panel determined the ultimate winners of the challenge, and this was quite the task as each judge who tasted each creation with a rigorous process based on taste, originality/uniqueness and presentation/appearance.

Our Media judges for this challenge were: Zahra Alani, Drex and Sean Neild.

The Winners are:

1st Place:

Beyond Coffee

Red Velvet Volcano Sundae

Red Velvet Volcano Sundae

Created by: Pastry Chef Andrea Fletcher

Description: All the best parts of a red velvet cupcake with a  warm ganache center and house made cream cheese gelato.

Offered: Monday – Sunday 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Beyond Coffee

1015 Burrard Street, Vancouver

Tel: 604-687-0575

Web: http://www.century-plaza.com/beyond-coffee/

Twitter @dine_at_beyond

Chef Andrea Fletcher

Chef Andrea Fletcher

2nd Place:

Bella Gelateria

Strawberry Delight

Strawberry Delight

Description: Strawberry Gelato, fior de latte soft serve, granola, strawberry lime sorbet with house-made strawberry pochée (sauce), and a shot of Italian Prosecco

Created by: Gelaterie Maestro James Coleridge

Offered: All day, everyday

Bella Gelateria

1001 W Cordova St, Vancouver

Tel: 604-569-1010

Web: http://www.bellagelateria.com/

Twitter: @bellagelateria

James Coleridge

James Coleridge

3rd Place (tie):

Styo Dessert

Twisted Pop

Twisted Pop

Created by: Dorothy Tam

Desctiption: composed of popcorn, strawberry, blueberry, cereal, wafer stick over the green tea & original twisted frozen yogurt.

Offered: All day, everyday

Styo Dessert

907 Denman Street

Tel: 778-737-7896

Web: http://styodessert.com/

Twitter: @StyoDessert

Dorothy Tam

Dorothy Tam

3rd Place (tie):

Bella Gelateria Yaletown

Lemon Meringue Delight

Lemon Meringue Delight

Description:  lemon sorbetto, toasted marshmallow, graham wafer with burnt caramel sauce

Created by: Gelaterie Maestro James Coleridge

Offered:  All day, everyday

Bella Gelateria Yaletown

1089 Marinaside Crescent, Vancouver

Tel: 778-737-7890

Web: http://bellagelateria.com/yaletown/

Twitter @BellaYaletown

 James Coleridge

James Coleridge

In the People’s Choice Awards category, the public who tried the Sundae creations were the ones who had the opportunity to cast their vote throughout the challenge.

The Winners are:

1st Place People’s Choice:

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Styo Dessert

Twisted Pop

Twisted Pop

Created by: Dorothy Tam

Desctiption: composed of popcorn, strawberry, blueberry, cereal, wafer stick over the green tea & original twisted frozen yogurt.

Offered: All day, everyday

Styo Dessert

907 Denman Street

Tel: 778-737-7896

Web: http://styodessert.com/

Twitter: @StyoDessert

 

2nd Place People’s Choice:

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Beyond Coffee

Red Velvet Volcano Sundae

Red Velvet Volcano Sundae

Created by: Andrea Fletcher Pastry Chef

Description: All the best parts of a red velvet cupcake with a  warm ganache center and house made cream cheese gelato.

Offered: Monday – Sunday 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Beyond Coffee

1015 Burrard Street, Vancouver

Tel: 604-687-0575

Web: http://www.century-plaza.com/beyond-coffee/

Twitter @dine_at_beyond

 

3rd Place People’s Choice: 

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Bella Gelateria

Strawberry Delight

Strawberry Delight

 

Description: Strawberry Gelato, fior de latte soft serve, granola, strawberry lime sorbet with house-made strawberry pochée (sauce), and a shot of Italian Prosecco

Created by: Gelaterie Maestro James Coleridge

Offered: All day, everyday

Bella Gelateria

1001 W Cordova St, Vancouver

Tel: 604-569-1010

Web: http://www.bellagelateria.com/

Twitter: @bellagelateria

Thank you to all the chefs and restaurants that accepted my invitation and featured their Sundae on the menu for the past few weeks during this challenge.

I encourage you to visit the winning restaurants to try their Sundae creations! See all the 4 entries here

By: Richard Wolak