Vancouver Eggs Benedict Challenge 2017 Winners

The  Vancouver Foodster Eggs Benedict Challenge was another success featuring Eggs Benedict creations from restaurants around Vancouver. Each restaurant featured their Eggs Bemedoct creation from June 15 – July 8, 2017. 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: Joyce Lam, David Grange and James Chung.

The Winners are: 

1st Place:

Mosaic Grille

Down South Canuck

Price: $22

Created  by: Chef Jeff Szombaty

Description: Buttermilk Fried Chicken & Waffle Eggs Benedict with Applewood Smoked Bacon, Sriracha-Maple Hollandaise

Offered: Breakfast Monday-Sunday, Mosaic Bar Brunch Saturday-Sunday

Mosaic Grille

655 Burrard Street, Vancouver

Tel:   604-639-4768

Web:  https://vancouver.regency.hyatt.com/en/hotel/home.html

Twitter:    @HyattVancouver

Instagram: @HyattVancouver

2nd Place:

Feast Dining

Feast Benny

Price: $15

Created by:

Description:  2 poached eggs resting on crispy fried chicken, topped with homemade hollandaise served with bacon and hash cake.

Offered: Weekends

Feast Dining

2423 Marine Drive

Tel: (604) 922-1155

Web: http://feastdining.ca/

Twitter: @feastdining

Instagram @feastdining

 

3rd Place:

Breakfast Table

Braised Short Rib Benedict

Price: $18

Created by: Chef George Koay

Description: 48 hour sous vide short rib, sautéed mushrooms, english muffin, poached eggs, béarnaise, topped with crispy shallots and green onions, served with creamer potatoes and seasonal vegetables

Ingredients: short rib, free range eggs, button mushrooms, english muffin, butter, tarragon, shallot, green onion, creamer potato, vegetables

Offered: Tuesday – Sunday 8am – 3pm (opening hours)

Breakfast Table

1481 West Broadway, Vancouver

Tel: (604) 805-1900

Web: http://www.breakfasttable.ca

Twitter @mmmbreakfast604

Instagram @breakfasttable604

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

The Winners are:

1st Place People’s Choice:

Breakfast Table

Braised Short Rib Benedict

Price: $18

Created by: Chef George Koay

Description: 48 hour sous vide short rib, sautéed mushrooms, english muffin, poached eggs, béarnaise, topped with crispy shallots and green onions, served with creamer potatoes and seasonal vegetables

Ingredients: short rib, free range eggs, button mushrooms, english muffin, butter, tarragon, shallot, green onion, creamer potato, vegetables

Offered: Tuesday – Sunday 8am – 3pm (opening hours)

Breakfast Table

1481 West Broadway, Vancouver

Tel: (604) 805-1900

Web: http://www.breakfasttable.ca

Twitter @mmmbreakfast604

Instagram @breakfasttable604

 

2nd Place People’s Choice:

Mosaic Grille

Down South Canuck

Price: $22

Created  by: Chef Jeff Szombaty

Description: Buttermilk Fried Chicken & Waffle Eggs Benedict with Applewood Smoked Bacon, Sriracha-Maple Hollandaise

Offered: Breakfast Monday-Sunday, Mosaic Bar Brunch Saturday-Sunday

Mosaic Grille

655 Burrard Street, Vancouver

Tel:   604-639-4768

Web:  https://vancouver.regency.hyatt.com/en/hotel/home.html

Twitter:    @HyattVancouver

Instagram: @HyattVancouver

 

3rd Place People’s Choice:

Feast Dining

Feast Benny

Feast Benny

Price: $15

Created by:

Description:  2 poached eggs resting on crispy fried chicken, topped with homemade hollandaise served with bacon and hash cake.

Offered: Weekends

Feast Dining

2423 Marine Drive

Tel: (604) 922-1155

Web: http://feastdining.ca/

Twitter: @feastdining

Instagram @feastdining

 

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

I encourage you to visit the winning restaurants to try their Eggs Benedict creations! See the eggs benedict creations here.

By: Richard Wolak