Brazen Hall Kitchen & Brewery

800 Pembina Hwy

Presented by Chef Kristjan Kristjansson

RUNNER UP 2019 ๐Ÿฅˆ

La Burguesa Ebria. The noble drunk chicken burger serving up Brazen hall beers….this krispy chicken burger is built on the famous toasted Brazen bun then dressed with soured chimichurri beer cream, fresh field greens, beer-pickled red onion, two krispy pieces of chicken breast brined in our spicy chilli infused beer bath and then covered in our sweet Gokstad IPA glaze. Un lujo de pocos!

Cocoabeans Bakeshop

774 Corydon Avenue

Presented by Chef Quinn Degner

FIRST TIME ENTRY

Atilla the Hen (Fried Chicken Sandwich). Gluten-free and dairy-free. This is a “buttermilk” fried chicken breast (made with local chicken), Cocoabeans special sauce, lettuce, tomato, and house-made bread and butter pickles (onion and cucumber), all on our amaranth bun. Gluten-free and dairy-free. It can be made egg-free by subbing our Red Mill vegan bun for the amaranth bun. The feature comes with a choice of side: soup of the day, fries, or house salad (or upgrade your side to a vegan caesar salad or sweet potato fries).

The Oak & Grain

1800 Wellington Avenue

Presented by Chef Mathew Marcalinas

The Titleholder: The Oak & Grainโ€™s Fired Chicken Sliders II
Buttermilk-marinated, signature spice blend, crispy fried Manitoba chicken, rich sweet brioche, truffle aioli, peppery arugula, cinnamon, and clove infused mixed berry compote, and sliced Gala apples.

Kyu Grill

1 Forks Market Road

SSGV Fried Chicken

Presented by Chef Calvin Truong: ULTRA cripsy, hand-battered, deboned skin on fried chicken, dipped in a savory sesame soy glazed vinaigretteย sauce, served with fries, kimchi and spicy mayo.

Summit Cafe

23 Main Street, Stony Mountain, MB

Presented by Carl Dannenberg

Triple C (Caribbean Curry Craze): This burger starts with our special tea brined fried chicken breast, then layered with delicious flavors of Caribbean Curry sauce, Jamaican Papaya chutney and purple cabbage slaw on a toasted brioche bun.

Little Bones Wings

Presented by Chef Alex Goertzen of Little Bones Wings located 123 Regent Avenue W.

Description: Cornbread Waffles + Chicken Cajun Bleu & Cornbread Waffle 
Bothwell Jalapeno Jack Cheese and Cured Maple Ham wrapped with a Boneless Chicken Thigh, marinated in Cajun Lemon Buttermilk and breaded in Cajun Flour and Panko blend. On top of a Cornbread Muffin Waffle (with fried Mushroom, Scallion, and Red Chili Flakes right inside of it)! Topped with Chicken Stock and Maple Syrup Gravy AND Maple Buffalo Dressing. Served with their Broccoli Slaaaww. ๐Ÿ˜„

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The Merchant Kitchen

Presented by Chef Jesse Friesen at the Merchant Kitchen located at 314 Donald Street in the heart of downtown Winnipeg in the ALT Hotel.

Description:
Fried Chicken Bowl features Korean-fried chicken thigh, whipped yuca, truffle cheddar, serrano chile hollandaise, boar belly, pickled red onion

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Underdogs

Presented by Chef Alex Wong of Underdogs fame. Their motto is Food, Booze, Rally, and their food lives up to this. Located at 2609 Portage Avenue it’s been a great addition to the neighbourhood.

Description:
The Dirty Bird is a Louisiana-style buttermilk fried chicken (thigh), homemade creamed corn, served with home-baked sweet sweet jalapeno cornbread.

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Pineridge Hollow

Presented by Chef Matty Neufeld of Pineridge Hollow in Oakbank, Manitoba.

Description:
The Chicken and the Leg showcases pork fat-fried Manitoba chicken, marinated in siracha and buttermilk, drizzled with chipotle mayo, chili dill honey, served on French toast brioche, and pickled shallots and lemon apple cucumbers, topped with a sunny side egg and dill sprinkle

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Brazen Hall Kitchen & Brewery

Presented by Chef Kristjan Kristjansson at Brazen Hall Kitchen & Brewery, Fort Garry’s newest brew house addition, located at 800 Pembina Highway.

Description:
Nashville Hot Chicken
Fresh Manitoba Chicken coated in Steel cut Blonde Ale and buttermilk then tossed in our seasoning flour, fried and dredged in our house made Nashville hot sauce and served on top of our house made sourdough bread and covered in pickles…

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Summit Cafe

Presented by Carl and Nadine Dannenberg of Stony Mountain’s Summit Cafe located at 23 Main Street.

Description:
The Southern Belle! Pure Leaf Steeped Tea-brined fried chicken with roasted garlic aioli, red pepper ๐ŸŒถ jelly, butter lettuce and pickled peaches ๐Ÿ‘ on a potato scallion bun. This is #southern comfort โ˜€๏ธin the c-c-cold โ›„๏ธโ˜บ๏ธ

Check out their segment from You Gotta Here

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Blaze Restaurant and Lounge

Presented by Chef Phil Andrews of Blaze Restaurant in the Delta Winnipeg in the heart of downtown Winnipeg.

Description:
This fried chicken sandwich features a fried chicken thigh, garlic aioli on a pretzel bun with iceberg lettuce, tomato, pickle, and red onion.

Sous chef Ronald Morrison shared this dish with CTV Morning Live in this clip.

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The Tallest Poppy

Presented by the Tallest Poppy located 103 Sherbrooke Avenue.

Description:
Dedicated to owner-chef Talia Syrie’s grandmother, the Bernice is fried chicken on a blue cheese biscuit with bacon garlic sauce and apple celery slaw.

Catch the CTV Morning Live clip here

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Promenade Cafe and Wine

Presented by Chef Andre Desautel of Promenade Cafe and Wine located in St. Boniface at 130 C Provencher Boulevard.

Description:
The Confit Chicken n’ Waffles
Slow-cooked in duck confit then fried, placed on two in-house Belgian waffles with gremolata, matchstick potatoes, and maple syrup.

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