Vancouver Foodster Sundae Challenge

Welcome to the 4th Annual Vancouver Foodster Sundae Challenge. Cafes from all over the city were invited to enter their Sundae creations into this challenge. Each cafe will be featuring their sundae creations on their menu from August 2-26, 2018.

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

Beyond Coffee

Beyond a Sundae

Beyond a Sundae

Price: $5

Created by: Chef Genevieve Woods

Description: It’s a lemon sour cream gelato, placed on top of white chocolate & raspberry blondie. Topped with raspberry compote and raspberry crumbles.

Type: Gelato

Offered: All the time.

Beyond Coffee

1015 Burrard Street, Vancouver

Tel: 604-687-0575

Web: http://www.century-plaza.com/beyond-coffee/

Twitter @dine_at_beyond

Instagram @beyond_coffee_vancouver

 

D’oro Gelato e Caffè

Babà D’oro

Babà D’oro

Price: $9.75

Created by: Chef Giorgia Zanone

Description: Artigianale Rum Raisin and Fior di Latte gelato, Rum Baba, Caramelized local Nectarines & Turbinado Crumbs.

Type: Gelato

Offered: All the time

D’oro Gelato e Caffè

1222 Robson Street, Vancouver

Tel: (604) 694-0108

Web: https://www.dorogc.com/

Twitter: @dorogc

Instagram @dorogc

and

D’oro Gelato e Caffè

1094 Denman Street, Vancouver

Tel: (604) 647-6638

Web:https://www.dorogc.com/

Twitter: @dorogc

Instagram @dorogc

 

ZenQ

Monster Ice Bubble Tea Sundae

Monster Ice Bubble Tea

Pice: $13.50

Createed by: ZenQ BC Team

Description: This is an elevated shaved ice dessert version of the popular bubble tea beverage. The creation is a dual layered creamy ‘monster’ ice featuring rich matcha and milk tea flavours. Enjoy the chewiness of the boba pearls with the softness of the creamy shaved ice to experience a sensational taste. Our signature Q balls are included for an extra level of satisfaction.

Type: Shaved ice and ice cream

Offered: All the time

ZenQ

495 SW Marine Drive, Vancouver

Tel: (604) 321-8628

Web: http://zenqbc.com/

Instagram @zenqbc

and

ZenQ

4569 Hastings Street, Burnaby

Tel:604-294-0072

Web: http://zenqbc.com/

Instagram @zenqbc

And

ZenQ

#130 – 3471 No. 3 Rd, Richmond

Tel:604-284-2888

Web:http://zenqbc.com/

Instagram @zenqbc

and

ZenQ

#21 – 2755 Lougheed Hwy, Port Coquitlam

Tel:778-285-1825

Web: http://zenqbc.com/

Instagram @zenqbc

 

Sweet Somethings

Sweet Somethings sundae

Sweet Somethings Sundae

Price: $10

Created by: Emma Irvine

Description: Cast Iron Brownie with Sweet Somethings custom coffee ice cream (made by rocky point) and vanilla ice cream topped with whipped cream, our house made Caramel sauce and hazelnut praline.

Type: Ice cream

Offered: all the time

Sweet Somethings

4321 Dunbar Street, Vancouver

Tel: (604) 842-0261

Web: https://www.sweetsomethingsvancouver.com/

Instagram @sweetsomethingsvancouver

 

Perverted Ice Cream

Make Your Mango Pop

Make Your Mango Pop

Price:$6

Created by: The team

Description: Cream soft serve drizzled with Passion Fruit Mango compote and Mango Popping Boba. Topped with Charcoal Cheesecake Bites, Corn Pops, fresh Marshmallow, Chocolate soft serve and Pop Rocks.

Type: Soft serve ice cream

Offered: All the time

Perverted Ice Cream

797 Thurlow Street, Vancouver

Web:https://pervertedicecream.com/

Twitter: @PervertedIC 

Instagram @pervertedicecream

 

I.ce Queen

Mr. Ube

Mr. Ube

Price: $8.75

Created by: Elliott Kan

Description: Mr Ube, made from home made ube halaya, which consists of fresh purple yam, condensed milk,butter brown sugar, and evaporating milk. Finally we finish it with homemade mochi,oreo,dark chocolate waffle and our signature hazelnut whipped cream.

Type: Ice cream

Offered: All the time

Type: Ice Cream

I.ce Queen

2967 West Broadway, Vancouver

And

2355-4000 No 3 Road, Richmond

Web: https://www.facebook.com/icqueenqueen/

Instagram: @icequeenqueen

 

Nuvola Gelato e Dolci

Nuvola’s Delight

Nuvola’s Delight

Price: $6.75

Created by: Gelaterie Maestro Giorgio Barassi

Type: Gelato

Description: This is my version of the Sundae spirit. A hazelnut gelato (not ice-cream) flavour with a caramel heart and dark chocolate drizzle. All drowned in a Espresso shot (Caffe’ Umbria) with some brown rice cacao crisp (Gluten free). (Decaffeinated option available). Served in a 8oz. Cup.

Offered:  All the time.

Nuvola Gelato e Dolci

4712 Hastings Street, Burnaby

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

Twitter @nuvola_gelato

Instagram: nuvolagelatoedolci

 

Cremino Gelato & Caffè

Insalata Sundae

Insalata Sundae

Price: $8.99

Created by: The team

Description: We’ll be serving an Organic Avocado Sorbetto, with roasted salted pecans, 15 year old balsamic IGP reduction from Modena, Italy, pesto pistachio (Virgin Olive Oil, organic Basil, and Pistachio from Sicily), Lemon zest, and dried cranberries.

Type: Gelato

Offered: all the time

Cremino Gelato & Caffè

11968 224 Street, Maple Ridge

Tel: (778) 572-0201

Web:https://www.creminogelatocaffe.com/

Instagram @creminogelatocaffe

 

Hugo’s Mexican Kitchen

Mexican Sundae

Mexican Sundae

Price: $9.50

Created by: Dan Garcia

Description: with churros, cashews and spicy guajillo peppers.

Type: Ice cream

Offered: All the time

Hugo’s Mexican Kitchen

19151 Fraser Highway, Surrey

Tel:778-547-8835

Web:www.hugosmexicanfood.com

Instagram @hugosmexicankitchen

and

Hugo’s Tacos & Churros

7899 Templeton Station Rd, Richmond

Web: http://hugoschurros.com/

Twitter: @Hugoschurros

Instagram: @hugoschurros

And

Hugo’s Mexican Food

7101 Vedder Rd, Chilliwack

Instagram @hugosmexicankitchen

 

Welcome Parlour Ice Cream

The 24k Sour Cherry Chocolate Sundae

The 24k Sour Cherry Chocolate Sundae

Price:$8

Created by:Ian Widgery

Description: 24k Sour Cherry Chocolate Sundae. NOW BEING SCOOPED! Handcrafted natural sour cherry chocolate ice cream, sour cherry compote, ground graham crackers & layered with custom natural chocolate fudge drizzle. Topped with toasted marshmallow, whip, maraschino cherry, sprinkles and edible gold leaf. 24k Magic Indeed .

Type: Ice cream

Offered: All the time

Welcome Parlour Ice Cream

277 8th St E, North Vancouver

Tel: (604) 408-7481

Web:http://welcomeparlour.com/

Twitter: @welcomeparlour 

Instagram @welcomeparlour

 

Our Media judges for this challenge are:

David Grange

Blogger for BCFoodieBlogger

Twitter: @BCfoodieblogger

Instagram: @BCfoodieblogger

 

Deanna Woo

Blogger and Instagrammer

Instagram @deannawoo

 

Emily Cheng

Blogger and Instagrammer

Instagram @missvancouverpiggy

 

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 2 -26, 2018 http://vancouverfoodster.com/sundae-challenge/