Vancouver Croissant Challenge

Welcome to the 3rd Vancouver Foodster Croissant Challenge. Bakeries and cafes from all over the city were invited to enter their Croissant creations into this challenge. Each bakery and cafe will be featuring their croissant creations on their menu from March 8 – April 2, 2023.

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

Share your experiences: Social media share your photos and messages by instagram, twitter, facebook, tiktok and other platforms throughout the challenge, our twitter and instagram address is @vanfoodster and the hashtag is #CroissantChallengeYVR please include this hashtag in all your social sharing during the challenge.

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

Remember to VOTE for your favourites during the challenge.

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

Seasons Bakery

Double Baked Maccha Rhubarb

Price: $7.25

Created by: The team

Description: A twice baked butter croissant filled with a decadent Maccha almond paste, rhubarb compote with hints of lavender and white chocolate.

Ingredients: Maccha powder, almonds, rhubarb, lavender, butter, salt, sugar, eggs, icing sugar, whipping cream, white chocolate

Offered: On all the days we are open (Thursday-Saturday 10-3) and also on the days we are not open by pre-order pick up only: Tuesday and Wednesday (9-2)

NOTE: For orders of 3 or more please pre-order on our website (2 days in advance) at

– Pre-orders highly encouraged so we know how many to make! Will have limited quantities available for walk-in.

Pre-order, takeout and delivery details

– Delivery via ubereats and Doordash platforms

– Pre-order highly encouraged so we know how many to make! Will have limited quantities available for walk-in.

Seasons Bakery

2879 Commercial Drive, Vancouver

Tel: (604) 506-0290


Instagram @seasons.bakery

Nelson The Seagull

Peach Hertzoggie

Price: $6

Created by: by the team

Description: A play on a South African favourite! Flakey butter croissant filled with homemade peach jam, brushed with lemon syrup, rolled in toasted coconut and topped with a toasted coconut meringue.

Ingredient List: Milk, Butter, Yeast, Salt, Canadian Red Spring Wheat White Flour, Eggs, Sugar, Coconut, Peaches, lemon, vanilla and cream.

Offered: Daily Weekdays 8-3 / Weekends 9-4 / Holiday’s 9-3

Pre-Order:, order at least 1 day in advance.

In Store: available in store daily

Take Out: Available through Uber Eats & Door Dash (Price $7 through food apps)

Nelson The Seagull

315 Carrall Street, Vancouver

Tel: (604) 681-5776


Instagram @nelsontheseagull

The Modern Pantry

Honey Chai Swirl

Price: $6.25

Created by: Kendall Parslow

Description: Croissant dough rolled with our signature chai spice blend. Glazed with clover honey and topped with orange buttercream and fresh strawberry.

Ingredients: Butter, flour, sugar, salt, spices, egg, orange zest

Offered: Thursday – Saturday 7:30am – 4pm, & Sunday 8am – 4pm

Available at our West Vancouver location only. Pre-order available by phoning the bakery at 604-281-0014

The Modern Pantry

2232 Marine Dr Unit 102, West Vancouver

Tel: (604) 281-0014


Instagram @modernpantryvan

Make sure you check out the Croissant Challenge postcards which will be either at the bakeries and cafes. Remember to Vote for your favourites daily, all the voting details are at

Our Media judges for this challenge are:

Corey Lee

Instagrammer, tiktok and Influencer

Instagram @sweettoothguy

TikTok @sweettoothguyishere

Deanna Woo

Blogger and Instagrammer and TikTok

Instagram @deannawoo

TikTok @deannawoo

Joyce Lam

Food Blogger for her own Vanfoodies

Instagram: @vanfoodies

TikTok @vanfoodies