Vancouver Foodster Tiramisu Challenge

Welcome to the Vancouver Foodster Tiramisu Challenge. Restaurants from all over the city were invited to enter their tiramisu creations into this challenge. Each restaurant and bakery will be featuring their tiramisu on their menu from November 17 – December 11, 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 tiramisu creations in this challenge, then you decide who you think has the best tiramisu 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 #TiramisuChallengeYVR please include this hashtag in all your tweets during the challenge.

Voting criteria –  some things to help you judge your favourite tiramisu 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 share and taste the different tiramisu creations or go solo or with a friend– just remember to VOTE for your favourites

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

 

Ganache Patisserie

Tiramisu-Chocolat

Tiramisu-Chocolat

Tiramisu-Chocolat

Price: $6.95

Description: Our Tiramisu-Chocolat has been a mainstay on our menu since we first opened and is our tiramisu in a cake form.  The Tiramisu-Chocolat is composed of a coffee mascarpone cream, 70% dark chocolate mousse, ladyfinger sponge cake and espresso syrup.

Ingredients: mascarpone cheese, whipping cream, eggs, sugar, espresso, coffee liqueur, 70% dark couverture, flour, gelatin

Created by Pastry Chef Peter Fong

Offered: all the time during store hours

Ganache Patisserie

1262 Homer Street, Vancouver

Telephone: 604-899-1098

Web: www.ganacheyaletown.com

Twitter: @ganacheyaletown

Instagram: ganacheyaletown

 

Novo Pizzeria & Wine Bar

Espresso Tiramisu with Amarena Cherries

Espresso Tiramisu with Amarena Cherries

Espresso Tiramisu with Amarena Cherries

Price: $9

Ingredients: mascarpone, eggs, sugar, lady fingers, kahlua, brandy, cocoa powder, espresso

Created by:  Carmine Paradiso

Offered:  all the time

Novo Pizzeria & Wine Bar

2118 Burrard Street, Vancouver

Tel:   (604) 736-2220

Web:  http://www.novopizzeria.com/

Twitter:   @NOVOPizzeria

Instagram: @novopizzeriayvr

 

Italia Bakery

Coffee Pumpkin Tiramisu Slice

Coffee Pumpkin Tiramisu Slice

Coffee Pumpkin Tiramisu Slice

Price: $2.99

Description: Almond opera sponge soaked with a coffee liquor, filled with a pumpkin tiramisu topped with fresh whip dusted with cinnamon and pumpkin seeds.

Created by: Chef Sam Pero

Offered: All the time

Italia Bakery

2828 East Hastings Street, Vancouver

Tel: 604.251.6800

Web: http://www.italiabakery.ca/

Twitter: @italiabakery

 

Pizza Carano

Classic Tiramisu with Orange Cocoanibs

Classic Tiramisu with Orange Cocoanibs

Classic Tiramisu with Orange Cocoanibs

Price: $7

Description: House made orange chocolate lady fingers layered with espresso – marsala custard, orange-scented whipped cream, and candied orange-cocoanib crunch.

Created by: Chefs Mallorie Cook ,and Tristin Domonic Leroux

Offered: Monday to Saturday from 5pm to 10pm, and Sunday, 4 to 9pm.

Pizza Carano

4241 Fraser St, Vancouver

Tel: 604-877-1270

Web: http://www.pizzacarano.com/

Twitter: @PizzaCarano

 

Make sure you pick up one of the Tiramisu Challenge postcards available at each of the participating restaurants. Remember to Vote for your favourites daily, all the voting details are at

Tiramisu Challenge

 

Our Media judges for this challenge are:

Joe Leary

Freelance writer/broadcaster and host of Shaw TV’s Craft Beer series ‘BC Brew On Tap’ and the long-running radio show, ‘Just Here for the Beer’ that airs bi-weekly on Saturday’s at noon on TSN 1410.

Twitter: @reallyjoeleary

 

Corey Basso

Executive Producer of Whitecaps FC Broadcasts | Announcer | Reporter

Bell Media | 94.5 Virgin Radio | 103.5 QMFM | TSN 1040 | TSN 1410

Twitter: @CDBasso

 

David Grange

Blogger for BCFoodieBlogger

Twitter: @BCfoodieblogger