Vancouver Foodster Sundae Challenge

Welcome to the Vancouver Foodster Sundae Challenge. Restaurants from all over the city were invited to enter their Sundae creations into this challenge. Each restaurant will be featuring their sundae creations on their menu from August 4-28, 2016.

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How Does this all Work? For the public challenge, you are invited to go out and order any or all of the sundae creations in this challenge, then you decide who you think has the best sundae creation for the People’s Choice award winners. 

Share your experiences: Tweet (and don’t forget to tweet or instagram your photos) throughout the challenge, our twitter and instagram address is @vanfoodster and the hashtag is #SundaeChallengeYVR please include this hashtag in all your tweets during the challenge.

Voting criteria –  some things to help you judge your favourite sundae creations – keep these things in mind: originality, creativity, uniqueness, traditional, non-traditional, price, value and most importantly taste.

Get some friends together and make a day or night of it, visit 2 places or more to taste the different sundae creations or go solo or with a friend– just remember to VOTE for your favourite

Here are the 8 Sundae creations in this challenge, listed in no particular order other than when they were received by us.

On Yogurt

Purple Blossom

Purple Blossom

Purple Blossom

Price: $5.29

Description: This sundae is made with imported Filipino purple yam (ube) and topped with maple glazed walnuts & purple sprinkles. Filipino purple yam has a very unique flavour and beautiful lavender colour. Every single sundae is freshly made in front of the customers on a flash freezer into ice cream rolls.

Type: Frozen Yogurt

Ingredients list: milk, coconut milk, cream, purple yam, maple glazed walnuts, & purple sprinkles

Created by: Joseph Zhao

Offered: all the time.

On Yogurt

95 Smithe Street, Vancouver

Tel: (778) 788-8691

Web: http://www.onyogurt.com/

Twitter: @ON_YOGURT

Instagram: onyogurt

 

Rocky Point Ice Cream

Sweet Georgia Brown Sundae

Sweet Georgia Brown Sundae

Sweet Georgia Brown Sundae

Price: $6

Description: Two scoops of the ‘best’ hand crafted Salted Caramel Ice Cream in Vancouver, topped with homemade Brown Butter Candied Pecans, handmade Chocolate Fudge, fresh whipped cream and finished with a maraschino cherry & handmade mini Waffle Fortune Cookie.

Type: Ice Cream

Created by: Yvette Cuthbert

Offered: All the time

Rocky Point Ice Cream

2800 Murray Street, Port Moody

Tel: (604) 492-3119

Web: http://rockypointicecream.com/

Twitter: @RPIceCream

Instagram: rockypointicecream

 

EBO Restaurant

Sundae Surprise

Sundae Surprise

Sundae Surprise

Price: $18

Description: assorted hand crafted toppings, fresh strawberries, pop rocks, candied almonds, coconut sauce; along with chocolate, brownie, chocolate soil, fruit jelly, rice crispy, macaroon, honey comb, sorbet, icecream and it serves two people.

Type: Ice Cream and Sorbet

Created by: Executive Chef Keith Pears / Pastry Chef Candice Low

Sundae is offered during lunch and dinner 11am-10pm

EBO Restaurant

4331 Dominion Street, Burnaby

Tel: 604-453-0788

Web:  http://www.eborestaurant.com/

Twitter: @EBOrestaurant

Instagram: eborestaurant

 

Tmix Tea & Dessert

Red Velvet Cheesecake Bubble Wrap Sundae

Red Velvet Cheesecake Bubble Wrap Sundae

Red Velvet Cheesecake Bubble Wrap Sundae

Price: $9.95

Description: House made red velvet cheesecake ice cream wrapped with made to order bubble waffle topped with white chocolate sauce, diced strawberries & our own red velvet macaron.

Type: Ice Cream

Created by: Kathy Tung

Offered: all the time

Tmix Tea & Dessert

3432 Cambie Street, Vancouver

Tel: (604) 707-0275

Web: http://www.tmixtea.com/

Twitter: @TmixTea

Instagram: tmixtea

 

Tangram Creamery

Three Stooges

Three Stooges

Three Stooges

Price: $8

Type: Ice Cream

Contains: Double chocolate ice cream with toasted walnuts and brownies, topped with whipping cream and chocolate sauce.

Created by: Chef Kazushi Terakawa

Offering on Saturday and Sunday only, opening (12 noon) to closing (10:30pm).

Tangram Creamery

2729 Arbutus Street, Vancouver

Twitter: @tangramcreamery

Instagram: tangramcreamery

 

Mister

Blueberry Mint Mojito Sundae

Blueberry Mint Mojito Sundae

Blueberry Mint Mojito Sundae

Price: $9

Type: Nitro Ice Cream

Description: Our mojito ice cream is made from fresh limes, mint, sugar, and Bacardi Rum. Also, topped off and stacked with fresh locally sourced BC blueberries and an in-house made blueberry sauce.

Created by: Michael Lai and Tommy Choi

Offered: All the time.

Mister

1141 Mainland Street, Vancouver

Tel: (778) 379-2833

Web: http://madebymister.com/

Twitter @madebymister

Instagram madebymister

 

Hugo’s Churros

Churro Sundae

Churro Sundae

Churro Sundae

Price: $8.75

Type: Gelato

Description: Vanilla gelato topped with fresh minced strawberries; strawberry milkshake drizzle; honey crumbles and Nutella-stuffed Hugo’s Churros.

Created by: Dan Garcia

Offered: All the time

Hugo’s Churros

7899 Templeton Station Rd, Richmond

Web: http://hugoschurros.com/

Twitter: @Hugoschurros

Instagram: hugoschurros

 

Nuvola Gelato e Dolci

Vecchia Milano

Vecchia Milano

Vecchia Milano

Price: $6.75

Type: Gelato

Description: it’s an Italian Crema gelato made with eggs, vanilla seeds and topped with savoiardi biscuits crumble and homemade coffee syrup and dark chocolate sprinkles.

Created by: Gelaterie Maestro Giorgio Barassi

Offered:  Everyday ONLY in a large cup.

Nuvola Gelato e Dolci

4712 Hastings Street, Burnaby

Web: http://www.nuvolagelato.com/index.html

Twitter @nuvola_gelato

Instagram: nuvolagelatoedolci

 

 

Our Media judges for this challenge are:

Areta Wong

Blogger of Foodgressing

Twitter: @foodgressing

 

Bethany Ho

Blogger of Bites of Vancouver

Twitter: @bitesofvancity

 

Nammie Cheng

Blogger of Lammie Loves

Twitter: @LammieLoves

Make sure you pick up one of the Sundae Challenge postcards available at each of the participating restaurants and keep a record of your favourites. Remember to Vote for your favourites from August 4-28, 2016 http://vancouverfoodster.com/sundae-challenge/