Calling all Okanagan poutine lovers

Smoke’s Poutinerie Kelowna is looking to crown a champion in speed eating competition

The hunt is on for the ultimate poutine lover.

On Saturday, May 11 there will be 18 enthusiasts of the hearty Canadian delicacy at The Great Okanagan Poutine Eating Challenge.

Restaurateur, Terri Goldsmith of Smokes’s Poutinerie in Kelowna is looking to gather salivating spectators to watch the competitors chase their dream of winning the title of champion. The winner will not only go home with a trophy, they will also climb to glory on a ladder built of bragging rights and free poutine.

READ MORE: FOODIE FRIDAY: Brodo Kitchen makes special poutine

READ MORE: Tim Hortons poutine doughnuts amuse, disgust in U.S.

The speed eating challenge will see who can devour a meal size poutine the fastest with multiple eaters competing to claim victory.

To watch the spectacle head over to Smoke’s Poutinerie Kelowna on Bernard Avenue, May 11 from 6:30p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

To report a typo, email:
newstips@kelownacapnews.com
.


@KelownaCapNews
newstips@kelownacapnews.com

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Just Posted

Salmon Arm students hone acting chops in Haney whodunnit

Local talent brings Mystery of Dutch Charlie to life at RJ Haney Heritage Village

UPDATE: Second collision on Highway 1 west of Salmon Arm now clear

Emergency crews respond to motor-vehicle collision near Second Nations Road intersection

CSRD to seek public assent to borrow $1.77 million for park purchase

Formal opposition from 10 per cent of electors required to halt loan

Air ambulance called to Highway 1 crash near Tappen

The collision happened about 3:30 p.m. by James Road

Food trucks feed festivalgoers’ want for unique dining experience

Roots and Blues returns with variety of vendors, continues with recycle and compost program

Video: Crowd thrilled at S-Games in Sicamous

The celebration of two-wheeled transportation showed off daring athletes on all kinds of bikes.

Column: A newcomer’s perspective on Salmon Arm

Community organizations give a sense of fellowship

VIDEO: Man found dead near B.C. teens’ truck could be linked to a double homicide

RCMP said they are looking for Kam McLeod, 19, and Bryer Schmegelsky, 18, of Port Alberni

Family of missing B.C. senior with dementia frustrated with situation, heartened by community support

Nine days since Grace was last seen the question remains: ‘How can an 86-year-old just disappear?’

Fast-paced South Okanagan fundraiser guaranteed to thrill

Area 27 motorsports club members are offering the ride of a lifetime in support of OSNS

RCMP track down vehicle used in South Okanagan hit and run

Penticton RCMP are asking for any witnesses to a hit and run incident to come forward

Okanagan-Shuswap weather: cloudy, showers, thunderstorm risk expected

Environment Canada is calling for a risk of thunderstorms and showers across the Okanagan today

Wrestling legend finds his wedding dance groove in the South Okanagan

Professional wrestler Chris Jericho posted on social media that he was in Penticton recently

Lightning causes three wildfires east of Osoyoos

It is believed the fires started by a lightning storm

Most Read