Back by popular demand: The 2016 Nutella Truck Tour kicks off June 16

- The most delicious tour of the year rolls into five cities across Canada this summer -

TORONTO, June 14, 2016 /CNW/ - Nutella lovers, mark your calendars. The Nutella Truck Tour is back and heading out on the road to add a little joy to Canadians' summer. Kicking off in Burlington, ON, on June 16, the Nutella Truck will visit Vancouver, Edmonton, Toronto, and Québec City from June until September. In celebration of the tour, Canadian celebrity-chef Stefano Faita has teamed up with Nutella to create six mouth-watering new breakfast recipes that show how a little twist can take mornings up a notch.   

"We are always looking for new ways to share the Nutella experience with consumers," says Maureen Romansky, Group Brand Manager, Nutella. "Whether Nutella fans have the chance to stop by the Nutella Truck Tour or try Chef Faita's new Nutella breakfast recipes at home, we look forward to adding a little joy to the summer."

Chef Faita's new Nutella breakfast recipes showcase how easy it is to create a delicious, satisfying breakfast any day of the week. His new recipes include:  

  • Apple and Carrot Latkes with Nutella
  • Tortilla Breakfast Cups with Nutella
  • Blintzes with Pineapple, Yogurt and Nutella
  • Chia Banana Strawberry Breakfast Jar with Nutella
  • Ricotta and Fruit Crostini with Nutella
  • Greek Yogurt with Homemade Granola and Nutella

"Nutella has been a part of my kitchen for as long as I can remember," says Stefano Faita. "My latest Nutella recipes are a fun, easy way to make breakfast more exciting for the whole family."

The Nutella Truck Tour will visit six festivals across Canada this summer, including:

  • Burlington Sound of Music Festival (Burlington, ON)

June 16 – 19

  • Festival d'été de Québec (Québec City, QC)

July 7 – 10

  • K-Days (Edmonton, AB)

July 22 – 24

  • Celebration of Light (Vancouver, BC)

July 27 & 30

  • Pacific National Exhibition (Vancouver, BC)

August 20, 21, 23 & 24

  • Canadian National Exhibition (Toronto, ON)

September 1– 5

Visitors are invited to experience the joy of the Nutella Truck Tour when it rolls into their community. Guests can savour a complimentary Belgian waffle with Nutella or fresh fruit cup topped with Nutella, play Nutella Plinko for a chance to win great prizes and get a photo taken with a larger-than-life personalized jar of Nutella.  

To learn more about Chef Faita's new Nutella recipes and find more recipe inspiration, visit Fans can also stay up-to-date on how to #AddALittleJoy with Nutella by following Nutella Canada on Facebook and YouTube and Nutella Global on Twitter.

About Nutella®
Nutella® was created in 1964 thanks to Mr. Michele Ferrero; it was based on the recipe for Giandujot developed in 1946 by his father, Pietro Ferrero -- confectioner and founder of Ferrero -- in Italy's Piedmont area. Nowadays, the popular hazelnut spread is available in around 160 countries worldwide. In 2014, Nutella® celebrated its 50th anniversary. It has been sold in Canada since 1968 - 48 years.

About Chef Stefano Faita
Chef Faita is a life-long resident of Montreal's Little Italy, where his family's renowned kitchenwares store, Quincaillerie Dante, opened in 1956. His family also operates the Mezza Luna Cooking School. Chef Faita is the co-owner of three restaurants in Montreal – Impasto, Pizzeria Gemma and Chez Tousignant. He is the author of three best-selling French cookbooks, as well as In the Kitchen with Stefano Faita, a cookbook based on the popular CBC TV show, which was also translated in French. You can now see Chef Faita on TVA as the host of Arrive en campagne.

SOURCE Nutella

For further information: Sheri Papps / Nicole McRonney-Apaw, Paradigm Public Relations, 416-413-5207 / 416-413-5114, /

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