P.F. Chang’s Winnipeg

P.F. Chang’s Winnipeg
865 St. James Street
Winnipeg, MB R3G 3J7

Presented by Jason Chapman
Crispy Korean Chicken Sandwich: This quality chicken sandwich has a crispy outside with a juicy tender center. The Gochujang Mayo and Korean Slaw are what give this classic dish our signature style and flavour while the Korean slaw adds the perfect amount of crunch and texture.

First time participating in Fried Chicken Fest. Welcome!

Crspybnch

Crspybnch
806 Sargent Ave
Winnipeg, MB R3E 0B8

Two exciting dishes as presented by Chef Rommel Regadio
Cheat Day Sandwich: Double deep-fried boneless marinated chicken thigh, tossed in a Nashville-inspired mild hot sauce, cool coleslaw, cheddar cheese, in-house sauce, sliced pickles, sandwiched between two pressed grilled cheese buns. 

Juicy Side Chic’ N: Deep fried boneless chicken thigh marinated in buttermilk and spices, smeared with a creamy egg salad spread, banana-mayo-ketchup sauce, thin sliced cucumbers and tomatoes in a warm baguette bun.

First time participant in Fried Chicken Fest. Welcome!

KYU Snack Box

KYU Snack Box
260 Henderson Hwy.
Winnipeg, MB R2L 1M2
Phone (204) 306-8009

Presented by Chef: Felix Nguyen

**Kung Pow Chipotle Chicken Box
$15.00 Walnut-Breaded Chicken Thigh, tossed in our Kung POW sauce. Hit with Creamy Chipotle to bring the heat up another notch! Served on a bed of Jasmine Rice and Candied-Walnut Salad.

Nicolino’s Cucina Italiana

Nicolino’s Cucina Italiana
4-2077 Pembina Hwy.
Winnipeg, MB R3T 5J9

Presented by Chef Sonny Gerbrandt
Pollo Picante: A 6oz tender chicken breast in our light and crispy house seasoned breading on our famous fresh baked sesame seed garlic brioche bun, topped with crispy crumbled prosciutto, provolone cheese, pickled tomato, spinach and chef’s own spicy chile pesto aioli. Served with house-cut fries or tossed salad.

KYU Grill

Kyu Grill
260 Henderson Hwy.
Winnipeg, MB R2L 1M2
Phone: (204) 615-8828

101B-1855 Pembina Hwy.
Winnipeg, MB R3T 2G6
Phone: (431) 668-3888
Email: kyugrill@gmail.com

Presented by Chef: Triet Nguyen

Cheddar Mac & Fried Chicken Hero$15.00
Heroshimas are back! Crispy, Crunchy Japanese Popcorn Chicken, served in our Signature Toasted Sweet Bun, topped with Bacon Mac & Cheese. Honey-BBQ drizzle.

Moxie’s

Moxie’s Grill Bar Polo Park
Unit 234 – 1485 Portage Ave
Winnipeg, MB R3G 0W4

Moxie’s Kenaston
1620 Kenaston Blvd
Winnipeg, MB R3P 0Y4

Moxie’s Grill Bar Polo Park, presented by Chef Darrell Klassen
Mushroom Chicken Mushroom: A classic dish designed for Fried Chicken Fest. The Mushroom Chicken Mushroom is an in-house double hand-breaded breast of chicken. It is golden fried and topped with sautéed mushrooms and aged white cheddar, and served with hand-battered mushrooms. It comes with a bed of mashed potatoes and a side and gravy.

Moxie’s Kenaston, presented by Chef Jeff Laden
Crispy Chicken Parm Sandwich: A panko crusted chicken breast with melted Asiago and white cheddar. Served on a toasted sesame brioche bun with a housemade roasted pepper and Italian tomato sauce, topped with fresh tomato and arugula.

Meal Set Bistro

Meal Set Bistro
612-B Academy Rd
Winnipeg, MB R3N 0E6

Presented by Chef Ken Nguyen

The KODE RED BAO: Double fried buttermilk chicken thigh smothered in Korean gochujang sauce. Topped with candied almonds, honey sriracha, red cabbage, scallions, shredded carrots, sliced pickles, sesame seeds and fresh cilantro on a lightly fried bao. Served with crisp potato sticks.

Meal Set Bistro is a first-time participant in Fried Chicken Fest. Welcome!

Rae’s Bistro

Rae’s Bistro
9 – 925 Headmaster Row
Winnipeg, MB R2G 4J4
Phone: (204) 229-0237

Presented by Chef John Stupar
An Oldie But A Goodie: 6 oz. buttermilk marinated and golden fried Manitoba chicken breast, topped with two strips of Rae’s signature thick cut smoked maple bacon, pickled red cabbage and creamy house made bacon ranch, all on a toasted pretzel bun with butter lettuce, tomato, red onion dill pickle and confit garlic. Served with your choice of side; skinny fries, soup or salad.

Little Bones Wings

Little Bones Wings
123 Regent Avenue W
Winnipeg, MB R2C 1R1

Presented by Chef Gerald Baker
The Ragin’ Rooster! Brioche bun, garlic aioli on bottom, sliced thin fresh onion rings, shredded lettuce, breaded pickled jalapenos, chili pepper breaded chicken thigh, Not Yo Cheese drizzle, 3 cheese (torched to be melty, BACON x 2 slices tomato slices x 2 and more shredded lettuce to top with the bun. 🐓

Charlee’s Restaurant & Lounge

Charlee’s Restaurant & Lounge
Units 4-6, 185 Stadacona Street
Winnipeg, MB R2L1R2

Presented by Chef Charlie Villapando
Fried Chicken Fried Rice: Deboned and marinated leg meat, dredged and deep fried until crispy golden brown atop a Chinese-inspired chicken and salted fish Filipino-style sinangag (garlic fried rice). Our creation consists of coarse chopped garlic sautéed & fried with rice, eggs, green peas, shredded lettuce, a little bit of diced chicken breast, salted fish and fish sauce. everything is then finished with a fresh garlic emulsified butter sauce & served with a thick cut lemon wedge!

FIRST TIME PARTICIPATING RESTAURANT

Uptown Alley

Uptown Alley
1301 St. Matthew’s Ave
Winnipeg, MB R3G 1E3

Presented by Chef Ben Fernandez
The Dude Abides Chicken Burger: House ground chicken patty, topped with bacon, apple slaw, sweet chili mayo, and mac and cheese.

Uptown Alley is a first-time participant in Fried Chicken Fest this year. Welcome!

Fionn’s Grant Park & Fionn’s Regent

Fionn’s Grant Park
1180 Grant Ave
Winnipeg, MB R3M 2A6

Fionn’s Regent
1582 Regent Ave.
Winnipeg, MB R2C 3B4

Fionn’s Regent as presented by Chef Ryan Koebel
Fionn’s Double Decker Fried Chicken Sandwich: Two layers of buttermilk-soaked and battered chicken thighs tossed in our signature buffalo sauce, pickles, 2 layers of double smoked bacon, provolone cheese, lettuce, and mayo held together (barely) in between a brioche bun.

Fionn’s Grant Park as presented by Chef Ryan Koebel
Ma’s Crispy Chicken: Two chicken pieces (one breast, one thigh), breaded, fried, and seasoned to order using our signature “Ma’s” breading. Plated on top of a pile of our buttermilk mashed potatoes, creamed corn, and coleslaw with a made in-pub honey mustard dressing. Topped with chives.

Velvet Glove

Velvet Glove Restaurant at Fairmont Winnipeg
2 Lombard Place
Winnipeg, MB R3B0Y3

Presented by Chef Richard Duncan
Southern Comfort $15, exclusive of taxes
Brined & Buttermilk Bathed Fried Chicken Thigh’s
Buffalo Hot Sauce Bacon Ranch, Elman’s Pickle
Gribiche Aioli, Pain Au Lait Gunns Bunn

Side Hustle    $5 each, exclusive of taxes
Natures Pasta Mac n Cheese Bake
Truffle Jack Mornay

Baby Creamer Potato Salad
Dijonaise Dressing

Garden Green Salad
Served with Balsamic Dressing & Crisp Crudité

Regular Fries or Sweet Potato
Served with Chipotle Aioli



SMITH Restaurant

SMITH
75 Forks Market Road
Winnipeg, MB R3C 0A2

Presented by Chef Quin Cook
The Seoul Nine Yard: Spicy fried chicken sandwich featuring gochujang mayo, kimchi, sweet pickled cucumber and shaved iceberg lettuce on a sesame kaiser roll.

SMITH Restaurant is a first-time participant in Fried Chicken Fest this year. Welcome!

Brazen Hall Kitchen & Brewery

Brazen Hall Kitchen & Brewery
800 Pembina Highway
Winnipeg, MB R3M 2M7

Presented by Chef Jose Noboa
The Ting: A Jamaican-inspired Caribbean chicken burger. Manitoba chicken breast marinated in Jamaican Jerk and tropical seasonings, breaded, and fried to perfection, mon. Seated on a bed of juicy mango collard slaw, topped with coconut rum aioli on a toasted soft bun. IRIE! 


*2nd place Fried Chicken Fest 2020
*2nd place Fried Chicken Fest 2019

Kyu Bochi

Kyu Bochi
870 Logan Ave.
Winnipeg, MB R3E1N8

Presented by Chef Calvin Truong
Hat Yai Thai Fried Chicken Box: Tender, juicy, crunchy, and succulent Hat Yai-Style marinated fried chicken. Hand-breaded, individually wok-fried for an extra flavourful crunch. Box meal (2nd picture) includes half a whole chicken chopped, marinated, and fried with hand-sliced fried shallots, Thai-style sticky rice, sweet spicy chicken sauce, cucumber slices, and papaya salad.

Tommy’s Pizzeria

Tommy’s Pizzeria
842 Corydon Ave
WinnipegMB R3Y0M4

Presented by Chef Rhitzz De Vera
Spicy Chicken Sandwich: We have decided to participate in #friedchickenfestwpg this year starting Saturday Jan 16th! Our entry features a thick fried chicken thigh marinated overnight with buttermilk & buffalo, breaded with flaming hot cheetos, topped with our home made sauce of mayo, sriracha, minced pickled cucumber, onion, and jalapeño and finished with our home made brioche bun with a rim of spicy honey and flaming hot cheetos! Now that’s a mouthful 😋🌶🐔

Promenade Cafe and Wine

Promenade Cafe and Wine
130 Provencher Blvd
Winnipeg, MB R2N4L8

Chef Kevin Chen is presenting two entries this year.

What the Schnitzel
Manitoba chicken schnitzel on La Belle Baguette sesame seed potato bun, Smak Dab mustard, horseradish saskatoon Notre Dame creamery butter, Loveday mushrooms and sauce Bearnaise. Served with French fries.

Chicken Confit Taquito: Prepared with Confit Granny’s Chicken, Cajun Inspired Spices & Herbs, and Bothwell smoked gouda.Served with a Blue Cheese Remoulade and a Maple Dijon mustard for dipping.

Need we go on? 😍

Little Bones Wings

123 Regent Ave W.

Presented by Chef Alex Goertzen

The Crackling Offering: 0% food waste and keto-friendly! Apparently, our chefs/cooks have been secretly up-cycle experimenting the “Boneless” Wing trim into these beautiful little gems for years! These two (2) varieties of Crackling (in one serving) are their peace offering, for holding out on you! Spicy and Not-Spicy Chicken Skins: Marinated, Prepped, and Deep-fried to crispy greatness served as a vehicle for a variety of Seasonings and Sauces! Black-Garlic, Mustard + Herb, and Sriracha Blend / Cool Sauce, Keto-Cheese, and Chili Paste.

Little Goat Food & Drink

2615 Portage Ave.

Presented by Chef Alex Svenne

FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER: A restaurant will be offering 2 distinct dishes–one for lunch service and one for dinner service.

Lunch: Fried chicken between grilled sourdough with cheddar, mozza, and pepper relish, served with skinny fries and coleslaw.

Dinner: Garlic butter-tossed fried chicken thighs on creamy mac & cheese with bacon, tomato, and green peas.

Brazen Hall Kitchen & Brewery

800 Pembina Hwy

Presented by Chef Kristjan Kristjansson

RUNNER UP 2019 🥈

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 & Grain’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.

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.