Vancouver Foodster Flatbread Challenge

Welcome to the Vancouver Foodster Flatbread Challenge. Restaurants from all over the city were invited to enter their flatbread creations into this challenge. Each restaurant will be featuring their flatbread creation on their menu from January 4-28, 2018.

How Does this all Work? For the public challenge, you are invited to go out and order any or all of the flatbread creations in this challenge, then you decide who you think has the best flatbread 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 #FlatbreadChallengeYVR please include this hashtag in all your tweets during the challenge.

Voting criteria –  some things to help you judge your favourite flatbread 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 night of it, visit 2 restaurants or more to share and taste the different flatbread creations or go solo or with a friend – just remember to VOTE for your favourites between January 4-28, 2018.

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

Manoush’eh

The Rocket

The Rocket

Price: $13.00

Created by: Chef Oscar

Description: our Rocket is 25″ long, a stretched flatbread, thin crust, with 4 different sectioned toppings (3 fixed, and one would be customer’s choice), served with a side of hummus

Offered: Daily 10:00 AM till 10:00 PM

Manoush’eh

620 Davie Street, Vancouver

Tel: (604) 440-4402

Web: https://www.manousheh.ca/

Instagram @manoushehbc

 

Italia Bakery

Roman Emperor

Roman Emperor

Price: $5 a slice

Description: A Roman style flatbread originating in Rome, Italy, with fresh ricotta cheese, olive oil, thinly sliced coppa, rosemary, finished with a balsamic glaze.

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

Instagram @italiabakery

 

Saj & Co.

Poetry Under The Mill

Poetry Under The Mill

Price: $19

Description: a sophisticated flatbread consisting of 5 kinds of milled grains from 5 regions on planet earth. 3 flavourful experiences. herbs. dips and greens. this is a mythical recipe for writing poetry under a windmill (only if gifted).

Created by: Chef Malek Anouti

Offered: Mon-Fri between 12pm and 3pm  & between 6pm and 9pm; and Saturday from 3pm till 8pm

Saj & Co.

813 Davie Street, Vancouver

Web: http://sajandco.ca/

Twitter: @Sajnco

Instagram: @sajandco

 

JamJar

Mortban

Mortban

Price: $12

Description: Fresh home made Saj topped with roasted pepper coulis, Macedonian feta, khodra (green onions, olives, greens) & finished with Zaatar.

Created by: the team

Offered: Day and night

JamJar

2280 Commercial Drive, Vancouver

Tel: (604) 252-3957

Web: http://www.jamjaronthedrive.com/

Twitter: 

Instagram @jamjarfolk

and

Jamjar

1488 W 11th Ave, Vancouver

Twitter: 

Instagram @jamjarfolk

 

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

Flatbread Challenge

Our Media judges for this challenge are:

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

 

Valerie van der Gracht

Editor for MyVanCity

Twitter: @myvancity

Instagram: @myvancity

 

Shelley Hayashi

Influencer/Concierge Les Clefs d’Or Concierge

Twitter: @shelleyhayashi

Instagram: @shelleyhayashi