Vancouver French Toast Challenge

Welcome to the Vancouver Foodster French Toast Challenge. Restaurants from around the city were invited to enter their French Toast creation into this challenge, all of the restaurants have created a special french toast creation just for this challenge. Each restaurant will be featuring their french toast creations on their menu from March 5-28, 2021.

How Does this all Work? For the public challenge, you are invited to go out and order any or all of the french toast creations in this challenge, then you decide who you think has the best french toast creation for the People’s Choice award winners. 

Share your experiences: Tweet, Instagram (stories, reels) or TikTok your messages and photos throughout the challenge, our twitter and instagram address is @vanfoodster and the hashtag is #FrenchToastChallengeYVR please include this hashtag in all your social media mentions during the challenge.

Voting criteria –  some things to help you judge your favourite french toast creations – keep these things in mind: originality, creativity, uniqueness, traditional, non-traditional, price, value and most importantly taste.

Please VOTE for your favourites between March 5-28, 2021.

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

1931 Gallery Bistro

Whiskey Bacon Pull Apart French Toast

Price: $18

Created by: Chef Gleb Podshibyakin

Description: The team of 1931 Gallery Bistro worked hard to create a French Toast recipe that is both sustainable and delicious. Pull Apart French Toast boasts flavours of home-made brioche, maple syrup, smoked bacon, fresh berries, orange zest, crème anglaise and whiskey. A beautifully plated delectable combination of sweet and savoury, this French toast is a feast for all senses.

Offered: Daily 11am-4pm for both dine in and take out.

1931 Gallery Bistro

750 Hornby Street, Vancouver

Tel: (604) 662-4831


Instagram @1931gallerybistro

Solly’s Bagelry

French Toast Sundae Supreme

Price: $7.50

Created by: Leah Markovitch

Description: Treat yourself to a Delicious  ‘Breakfast on the go’, that tastes like ‘ A Warm Summer’s Day on the Beach’. Made with Solly’s Delicious Honey Sweetened Challah French Toast, Fried Crispy in Pure Butter, Served with Whipped Cream, Strawberries, Banana, a Drizzle of Chocolate Sauce and (of course!) a Cherry on top. Surprisingly not too Sweet. Served in a Solly’s ‘To Go Cup’.

Offered: Daily, all day

Solly’s Bagelry

368 West 7th Avenue, Vancouver

Tel: (604) 675-9750


Twitter: @SollysBagelry

Instagram @sollysbagelry

Food by Fanta

Menagerie French Toast Brulée

Price: $14

Created by: Chef Parinya and Chef Sadapphin

Description: Thai pandan leaf custard and bacon bread, peach cream stuffed French toast with banana brulée, topped with coconut caramel sauce and syrup.

Offered: Brunch and lunch. NOTE: Dine in, Take out available, 1 day preorder and book ahead for dine in.

Food by Fanta

20542 Fraser Hwy, Langley

Tel: 604.427.0166 


Instagram @foodbyfanta

Our Media judges for this challenge are:

Louisa Chan

Writer and Editor of L for Life as well as Vitamin Daily

Twitter: @L_FOR_LIFE

Instagram @lforlife_vancouver

Shelley Hayashi

Influencer/Concierge Les Clefs d’Or Concierge

Twitter: @shelleyhayashi

Instagram: @shelleyhayashi

Tiffany Loo

Instagrammer and Influencer

Instagram @tiffanylloo

Make sure you pick up one of the French Toast Challenge postcards available at each of the participating restaurants and keep a record of your favourites. Remember to Vote for your favourites from March 5-28, 2021 at

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