Welcome to the Gravy Bowl
To kickoff Poutine Week we are bringin' it with the thrid annual Gravy Bowl competition. Teams made up a Chef + a Calgary Stampeder and a + Local Brewery create poutines and go head to head in heated competition throughout Poutine Week to sell the most poutines for Mealshare. Stay tuned for each team's poutine entry and follow the smacktalk on social!
Congratulations to Anju Restaurant for winning this year's Gravy Bowl!
The competition continues all week as Gravy Bowl restaurants compete to sell the most poutines during Poutine Week so be sure to get out and try them all!
2018 gravy bowl teams
Team #1 Guild common crown
Shane Mah, Chef, The Guild
Charlie Power #46 Running Back
Common Crown Brewery
Common Crown Poutine
Common Crown Poutine; hopped wheat ale, brined roast chicken, green peas, smoked bacon, ale-brined Quebec cheese curds, spent grain and ale gravy, crisp cabbage.
Team #2 Nash Toolshed
Paul McGreevy, Chef, Nash
Rob Maver, #6 Punter
If It Ain't Broke Don't Fix It Poutine
"If it ain't broke don't fix it" Poutine. Crispy fried chicken, cheese curds, Tool Shed red Rage hot sauce, fries and brown butter gravy
Team #3 Raw Bar Brewsters
Peter Paiva, Chef, Raw Bar
Alex Singleton, #49 Linebacker
K-Pop Poutine; twice cooked fries, Korean style chorizo, brie gravy Brewsters Hawaiian Coconut Porter and gochujang ketchup.
Team #4 Wild Belle
Aaron Scherr, Chef, Belle BBQ
DeVone Claybrooks, Coach
Wild Rose Brewery
Wild Belle Brisket Poutine
Applewood Smoked Russet Wedges | Caramelized Onions | Cheese Curds | Wild Rose Crude Stout Gravy | Belle Smoked Brisket | Truffle Aioli | Perfect Poached Egg
Team #5 Last Best market
Evan Robertson, Chef, Market
Bo Levi Mitchell Quarterback
Last Best Brewery
Lamb Braised Poutine
Crispy Golden Fries, MARKET Smoked Bocconcini, Duck Confit, Last Best Black Lager Gravy
Team #6 anju banded peak
Roy Oh, Owner and Chef, Anju Restaurant
Quinn Smith #68 Offensive Lineman
Banded Peak Brewery
Gochujang wagyu hot dogs, beer battered cheese curds, fried egg, oxtail beer gravy, eaweed, green onions, kennebec fries.
Team #7 home and away half hitch
Mike Pigot, Executive Chef, Home and Away
Adam Thibault, #2 Defensive Back
Half Hitch Brewery
Braised Beef Poutine Poutine
Braised Beef Poutine; braised Heritage Angus beef brisket, house cut fries, cheese curds, Half Hitch pale ale infused beef gravy, roasted red peppers, crispy fried onions, and chimmichurri sauce.
Team #8 dandy brasserie
Cam Dobranski Chef/Owner, Brasserie and Kensington Wine Bar
Rene Parades #30 Kicker
Dandy Brewing Company
Lost In The Woods Poutine
Vegetarian Poutine with Alberta cold-pressed canola oil frites, Alberta cheese curds, pickled romanesco, Dandy Brewery mushroom gravy, and crispy onion.
Team #9 Annex last best
Adam, Chef, Last Best Brewery
Deron Mayo, Linebacker
Dry Aged Steakhouse Poutine
Dry Aged Steakhouse Poutine. Dry Aged Beef Belly, Crispy Oyster Mushrooms, Tiger Blue Cheese, Sylvan Star Cheese Curds, Annex ale demi gravy on Steak Fries.
The WINNER of the 2017 Gravy Bowl is the BRASSERIE and DANDY BREWING TEAM WITH STAMPEDER CHARLIE POWER!
Congratulations! It was such a great day with 8 poutines and 8 local breweries to sample - difficult for the judges to pick one big winner. Thank you to all the chefs, Stampeders and breweries for participating in the Gravy Bowl in support of Mealshare.
Winners of the 2016 Gravy Bowl
On Saturday, April 16 the seven Gravy Bowl teams went head to head in an epic battle at Anju Restaurant. The judges deliberated and chose the winner Briggs Kitchen and Bar Newf's Lobster Poutine!
At the end of Poutine Week the winner of the most poutines sold by a Gravy Bowl team goes to Wurst for selling 259 poutines!
Congratulations to all the teams for a fantastic Gravy Bowl competition.