Vancouver Sandwich Challenge

Welcome to the next Vancouver Foodster Sandwich Challenge.  Cafes, butcher shops, deli’s and restaurants from all over the city were invited to enter their Sandwich creations into this challenge. Each establishment will be featuring their Sandwich creations on their menu from October 4-30, 2022.

How Does this all Work? For the public challenge, you are invited to go out and order any or all of the sandwich creations in this challenge, then you decide who you think has the best sandwich 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 #SandwichChallengeYVR please include this hashtag in all your tweets, instagram stories, posts and other social shares during the challenge.

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

How to VOTE :

  1. Look for our Sandwich challenge posters in each of the participating eateries
  2. Scan the QR code and Vote for your favourites from October 4-30, 2022

Get some friends together and make a day or night of it, visit 2 places or more to taste the different sandwich creations or go solo or with a friend– just remember to VOTE for your favourite

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

Hopcott Meats

The “Best Love Triangle” 

Price: $12.99

Created by: Jadeyn Rodriguez

Description: The Best love triangle you’ll ever be a part of! This light and flavor packed sandwich features Hopcott’s Own Slow Roasted Steak Seasoned Roast Beef accompanied by our Thick Cut Hickory Smoked Bacon! Finished off with fresh from the farm juicy beefsteak tomatoes, on a bed of arugula with a lime avocado spread, aged white cheddar cheese on fluffy french bread. There’s a reason why they say you never forget your first love, and this sandwich is no exception!

Offered: All the time

Available for dine-in and take-out.

Hopcott Meats

18385 Old Dewdney Trunk Road, Pitt Meadows

Tel: 604.465.7799


Twitter @HopcottFarms

Instagram @hopcottfarms

Sebastian & Co. Fine Meats


Price: $15

Created by: Sebastian Cortez

Description: It is a classic Chilean sandwich which is where I’m from offered mainly on the Business district in Santiago Chile. It is a charcoal Rubbed  roast beef sandwich that features

Charcoal rubbed roast beef freshly sliced tomatoes pickled green beans marinated in lemon and hot peppers Served on a telera bun, and slather with mayo

Offered: All the time

Available: for takeout through Ritual and for delivery through Cornershop by Uber eats

Sebastian & Co. Fine Meats

1299 Howe Street, Vancouver

Tel: Phone(604) 564-9393


Twitter @SebastianAndCo

Instagram @sebastianandco

Tour de Feast

Short Rib Sandwich

Price: $22 for a sandwich by itself $25 for a combo with daily soup

Created by: Chef Dhruv Jhanjee

Description: Red wine braised beef, cracked peppercorn cream sauce, wild mushrooms, caramelized onions, dijon, truffle mayo, fresh tomato,

Offered: Thursday-Sunday 11:00 am-2:00 pm dine in & take out.

Tour de Feast

319 Mountain Hwy, North Vancouver

Tel: (604) 980-1811


Instagram @tour_de_feast

Kaisereck Deli

The Big Kaiser

Price: $14.95

Created by: The team

Description: Traditional German Schnitzel, made daily fresh in-house, Hormone free Pork Loin Breaded and served on a white toasted Kaiser Bun, the sandwich is topped with Mayo, German Mustard, Lettuce, Tomato, and Hobbs Pickles.

Offered: Daily 9am – 6pm

Kaisereck Deli

1689 Johnston St #114 (Granville Island Public Market), Vancouver

Phone(604) 685-8810


Instagram @kaisereckdelicatessen

Food by Fanta


Price $24

Created by: Parinya Loptson

Description: A savory medley of jackfruit and crabmeat in a creamy chilli filling on top of green apple cream cheese with a layer of caramelized shallots, scallops and prawns. Picked cauliflower adds a touch of tanginess to this open-faced strudel pastry and topped with an assortment of blossoms and micro greens.

Offered: Lunch and Dinner Wednesday – Sunday

Available: for takeout

Food by Fanta

20542 Fraser Hwy, Langley

Tel; (604) 530-6803


Instagram @foodbyfanta

Our Media judges for this challenge are:

Hanson Do

Blogger for his own Nosh and Nibble blog

Twitter: @hansondee

Instagram @noshandnibble

Karina Pangilinan

Instagrammer and Influencer

Instagram  @vantasticfeasts

Rose Lin

Instagrammer and Influencer