Upcoming Fraser Valley Food Show Oct 4 - 6, 2013 + Giveaway


Celebrate Oktoberfest with Sausage, Beer and Top Chefs at the 6th annual Fraser Valley Food Show at the Abbotsford Tradex Trade and Exhibition Centre on Friday, October 4th to Sunday, October 6th, 2013!

Notable events happening at the show:

  • 2nd annual Great Canadian Sausage Making Competition - Dozens of professional sausage makers from all over B.C. will offer a total of over 100 sausage entries in 12 different categories,  ranging from chorizo to bratwurst. Sausage competition sampling for the first 500 visitors on Saturday, October 5 at 11:30am, which includes a glass of Erdinger Gluten-Free Beer for adults aged 19 and older (4 tasting tickets or $2 each).
  • 11th annual Master Chef Competition - Watch 17 chefs as they compete for the title of Master Chef in a head-to-head heated competition. Each chef has only 35 minutes to prepare a main course from only the mystery foods a box contains.

  • 1st ever Gluten Free Living Show - Show will highlight gluten-free products from manufacturers and a wide range of food producers. Guests can discover, taste, learn from, and buy these hard-to-find items.
  • Celebrity Cooking Stage - Meet Lower Mainland’s favourite food personalities including Executive Chef Rob Feenie from Cactus Club Cafe Restaurants, Chef Matthew Stowe, Product Development Chef for Cactus Restaurants, and winner of Food Network Canada’s, Top Chef Canada Season 3, Canadian Chef Corbin Tomaszeski, from TV shows Dinner Party Wars, Restaurant Makeover, Crash My Kitchen, and Restaurant Takeover, Chef William Tse from Sandbar Seafood Restaurant

  • The Bite of the Valley - Taste menu selections from some of the Lower Mainland’s favourite restaurants for no more than $4.00 per appetizer-size portion. 2013 participants include: An Indian Affair Restaurant, Dunn’s Famous BC, Frankie’s Italian Kitchen & Bar, Jamaican Pizza Jerk and Roasted Grape Café.
Attendees will also enjoy offerings from over 100 food and beverage exhibitors, and participate in the other featured areas:

Show Details

Dates and times
Friday, October 4 – 2-9pm
Saturday, October 5 – 10am-8pm
Sunday, October 6 – 10am-5pm

Tradex Trade & Exhibition Centre
1190 Cornell Street, Abbotsford, BC V2T 6H5

General Admission - $7 online, $9 at gate (cash only)


Fraser Valley Food Show has generously offered my readers a chance to win tickets to the show! We're giving away 1 pair of tickets!

To enter, one or all of the following:
  1. Like us on Facebook. If you are already following on Facebook, just leave a comment saying so below. (1 entry)
  2. Like or share the contest post on Facebook for another entry (1 entry)

  3. Follow @Mashedthoughts and @FVFoodShow on Twitter and

    AND tweet the following (1 entry per tweet, you can do this once per day):
    RT to win tickets to Fraser Valley Food Show @FVFoodShow on Oct 4 - 6, 2013 via @MashedThoughts http://bit.ly/17TdOP4
  4. Leave a comment on this post - visit www.fraservalleyfoodshow.com and tell me what are you most looking forward to seeing at the show (1 entry)  

The giveaway will end on Wednesday, September 25th, 2013 5:00pm and the two winners will be notified the following day. Good luck!

UPDATE: Congrats to @geekymath @tlee351 on Twitter!

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Ei-Leen Ong said...

I'm looking forward to seeing the live cooking on the Celebrity Cooking Stage

Bree Stegman said...

Bite of the valley! looks so yummy, liked and shared on fb so my gf can enter too, love local products