Vancouver Chicken Wings Challenge 2018 Winners

The  Vancouver Foodster Chicken Wings Challenge was another success featuring chicken wings creations from restaurants around Vancouver. Each restaurant featured their chicken wings creation from June 21 – July 15, 2018. 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: Jay Minter, Sherman Chan and Joyce Lam.

Each media judge will have scored the creation with a maximum of 40 points as follows: Overall Taste 20 points, Originality and Uniqueness 10 points, Presentation and Appearance 10 points). The total number of points a chicken wings creation could earn is 120 points.

The Winners are: 

1st Place:

{98 points}

U & I Thai

U & I Thai Wings 

Price: $5.95

Created by: Chef Ui Ratsomjit

Description:Thai style Fresh chicken wings with Coconut milk, Fresh garlic, Cilantro, Red onion, Salt, Black pepper, and Tempura flour.

Offered: All the time

U & I Thai

3364 Cambie St, Vancouver

Tel: (604) 875-6999

Web: http://uandithai.com/

Twitter: @UIThai2

and

U & I Thai

33261 1 Ave, Mission

Web: http://uandithai.com/

Twitter: @UIThai2

Instagram: @u_and_i_thai_

and

U & I Thai

3757 South Fraser Way, Abbotsford

Phone:

Web: http://uandithai.com/

Twitter @UIThai2

Instagram @u_and_i_thai_

 

2nd Place:

{97 points}

Ban Chok Dee

Tom Yum Goong Winglets

Price: $12

Created by: Chef Parinya Loptson

Description: Deep fried Tom Yum flavoured ground prawns stuffed inside chicken winglets with a light strawberry-tamarind sauce. Served with seasoned taro chips and chili and cauliflower pickles.

Ban Chok Dee

20563 Douglas Crescent, Langley

Tel: 778-278-3088

Twitter: @BanChokDeeThai

Instagram: @banchokdeethai

 

3rd Place:

{95 points}

Davie Dosa Company

Cilantro Chicken Wings

Price: $10

Created by: Chef Leveil Arockiasamy

Description: CCW – Cilantro Chicken Wings with Fusion Sauce

Offered: All the time

Davie Dosa Company

1235 Davie Street, Vancouver

Tel: (604) 669-5899

Web: http://daviedosacompany.com/

Twitter @daviedosa

Instagram @daviedosacompany

Sharv (owner)

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

The Winners are:

1st Place People’s Choice:

Ban Chok Dee

Tom Yum Goong Winglets

Price: $12

Created by: Chef Parinya Loptson

Description: Deep fried Tom Yum flavoured ground prawns stuffed inside chicken winglets with a light strawberry-tamarind sauce. Served with seasoned taro chips and chili and cauliflower pickles.

Ban Chok Dee

20563 Douglas Crescent, Langley

Tel: 778-278-3088

Twitter: @BanChokDeeThai

Instagram: @banchokdeethai

2nd Place People’s Choice:

Davie Dosa Company

Cilantro Chicken Wings

Price: $10

Created by: Chef Leveil Arockiasamy

Description: CCW – Cilantro Chicken Wings with Fusion Sauce

Offered: All the time

Davie Dosa Company

1235 Davie Street, Vancouver

Tel: (604) 669-5899

Web: http://daviedosacompany.com/

Twitter @daviedosa

Instagram @daviedosacompany

3rd Place People’s Choice:

U & I Thai

U & I Thai Wings 

Price: $5.95

Created by: Chef Ui Ratsomjit

Description:Thai style Fresh chicken wings with Coconut milk, Fresh garlic, Cilantro, Red onion, Salt, Black pepper, and Tempura flour.

Offered: All the time

U & I Thai

3364 Cambie St, Vancouver

Tel: (604) 875-6999

Web: http://uandithai.com/

Twitter: @UIThai2

and

U & I Thai

33261 1 Ave, Mission

Web: http://uandithai.com/

Twitter: @UIThai2

Instagram: @u_and_i_thai_

and

U & I Thai

3757 South Fraser Way, Abbotsford

Phone:

Web: http://uandithai.com/

Twitter @UIThai2

Instagram @u_and_i_thai_

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

I encourage you to visit the winning restaurants to try their Chicken Wings creations! See all the Chicken Wings creations here.

By: Richard Wolak