Vancouver Chicken Wings Challenge 2021 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 10 – July 4, 2021. 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.

The Winners are: 

1st Place:

{116 points}

Food by Fanta

Ballerina Wings

Price: $13

Created by: Chef Sadapphin and Chef Anongnat

Description: Harmoniously incorporated flavours of Tamarind, palm sugar, roasted sticky rice and fish sauce sauce on Ballerina fried boneless chicken wings served with fruits salad garnished with edible flowers.

Offered: Lunch and Dinner

Takeout and delivery available by Door dash, skip the dishes, Uber eats

Food by Fanta

20542 Fraser Hwy, Langley

Tel; (604) 530-6803

Web: https://foodbyfanta.com/

Instagram @foodbyfanta

2nd Place:

{102 points}

J&G Fried Chicken

Specialty Hot Wings

Price: $8.35 / 6pcs

Created by: The team

Description:  Don’t let the name fool you – it’s not spicy at all!! The wings are marinated with fennel spices that gives your taste bud a tingling and numbing sensation after your first bite! Wrap in wet batter and made fresh to order, the Specialty Hot Wings are crispy on the outside and juicy and tender on the inside. With house special seasoning as the finishing touch, the Specialty Hot Wings are uniquely flavoured, and you will want wing after wing!

Offered: all the time

J&G Fried Chicken

1706 Robson Street, Vancouver

Tel:(604) 423-2870

and

J&G Fried Chicken

Aberdeen Centre Food Court

4151 Hazelbridge Way #3160, Richmond

Tel:(604) 370-9008

and

J&G Fried Chicken

The Crystal Mall Food Court

#2121 – 4500 Kingsway, Burnaby

Tel:(604) 559-9380

Web:https://www.jgfcwest.ca/

Twitter: @JandGFriedChick

Instagram: @jandgfriedchicken

3rd Place:

{94 points}

The Peri Peri Shack

Peri Peri Wings

Price: $15

Created by: the team

Description: Marinated in our secret blend of spices for 24 hour and flamed grilled in your choice of spice level from our world of flavours.  Choose from Mild, Citrus & Herb, Mango, Hot,  Very Hot, Peri Nero (our hottest flavour).

Offered: all the time

The Peri Peri Shack

724 Kingsway

Tel: (604) 875-1651

Web: https://theperiperishack.com/

Instagram @theperiperishack

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:

Win Win Chick-N

Spicy Wings

Price: $10.99 (make it a meal add $3.50 plus tax comes with a side of small fries and a can of pop)

Created by: the team

Description: a mix of 8 – 10 pcs. wingettes and drummets hand breaded with our in house spices, we toss it on our garlic Parmesan sauce mix try it it’s simply delicious

Offered: all the time

Win Win Chick-N

12160 First Ave, Richmond

Tel: 778 297 5818

Web: https://www.winwinchick-n.com/

Instagram @winwinchickn2018

And

Win Win Chick-N

8197 Main Street, Vancouver

Tel: (604) 423-4818

Web: https://www.winwinchick-n.com/

Instagram @winwinchickn2018

2nd Place People’s Choice:

The Peri Peri Shack

Peri Peri Wings

Price: $15

Created by: the team

Description: Marinated in our secret blend of spices for 24 hour and flamed grilled in your choice of spice level from our world of flavours.  Choose from Mild, Citrus & Herb, Mango, Hot,  Very Hot, Peri Nero (our hottest flavour).

Offered: all the time

The Peri Peri Shack

724 Kingsway

Tel: (604) 875-1651

Web: https://theperiperishack.com/

Instagram @theperiperishack

3rd Place People’s Choice:

Food by Fanta

Ballerina Wings

Price: $13

Created by: Chef Sadapphin and Chef Anongnat

Description: Harmoniously incorporated flavours of Tamarind, palm sugar, roasted sticky rice and fish sauce sauce on Ballerina fried boneless chicken wings served with fruits salad garnished with edible flowers.

Offered: Lunch and Dinner

Takeout and delivery available by Door dash, skip the dishes, Uber eats

Food by Fanta

20542 Fraser Hwy, Langley

Tel; (604) 530-6803

Web: https://foodbyfanta.com/

Instagram @foodbyfanta

Our Media judges for this challenge were Emma Clark, David Grange and Tiffany Loo.

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.

Thank you to 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