TORONTO, May 3, 2013 /CNW/ - As Canada's largest sushi company, Bento is
continuing to lead the way in innovative food. Wrapping up its second
annual Iron Chef competition, Bento has demonstrated its focus and
support on finding the next best recipes for its guests.
Bento chefs from all over North America were called on to develop their
own sushi roll; fusing together favourite flavours and inspirations.
Regional competitions were held to send the top chef to Toronto for the
National competition yesterday at Humber College's North Campus. To
heat things up, the chefs were given a black box of ingredients with
which they were asked to develop a sushi roll within 60 minutes.
Toronto's top chefs and food industry leaders, Executive Chef Thomas
Heitz C.C.C., Chef Shonah Chambers C.C.C., Kristen Eppich and Bento Executive Vice
President, Glenn Brown filled the judge's panel.
From 1300 chefs and 120 submissions, six Chefs fought their way to the
top and impressed everyone with their unique and tasty recipes!
Iron Chef Winners:
1st Place: Hao Vu Mai, Winnipeg, MB
Pineapple Express Roll
2st Place: Yasuhiro Hoizumi, Manhattan, NY
Spring Has Come Roll
3rd Place: Moon He Na, Toronto, ON
Lion King Roll
Black Box Winner:
Hao Vu Mai, Winnipeg, MB
SOURCE: Bento Nouveau Ltd.
For further information:
Erica Gale, Vice President of Marketing & Quality Assurance at 905-513-3875 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org