OAKVILLE, ON, Sept. 1, 2015 /CNW/ - After a nation-wide vote, Canada has
selected 'French Toast Deluxe' and 'Mint Brownie Cheesecake' as the two donuts to be sold in Tim Hortons restaurants across Canada
for a limited time in spring 2016. Tim Hortons Duelling Donuts contest
drew tens of thousands of entries from across Canada and included an
eight-finalist showdown in front of a celebrity panel of judges and a
'French Toast Deluxe' was created by David Maguire of Wolfville, Nova
Scotia. His donut is a cruller with maple crème filling, dark chocolate
icing and maple drizzle, topped with pecans. David hopes his donut will
bring new meaning to donuts for breakfast, saying his inspiration came
from a love of all things maple.
'Mint Brownie Cheesecake' was created by Corrie Repko of Oshawa,
Ontario. Her creation features a chocolate donut with cheesecake
filling, mint icing and chocolate drizzle, topped with brownie crumble.
Corrie says the inspiration for her donut came from three recipes that
she has enjoyed making for loved ones for years.
When the donuts become available in Tim Hortons restaurants next spring,
Canadians will vote again: this time with their taste buds! The most
popular donut among guests will be crowned the Duelling Donuts champion
and its creator will receive $10,000.
"Congratulations to David and Corrie. Not only are 'French Toast
Deluxe' and 'Mint Brownie Cheesecake' incredibly unique recipes, they
also taste fantastic," says David Clanachan, President & COO, Tim
Hortons Canada. "Like the donuts' creators and the thousands of
Canadians who voted for them, the team at Tim Hortons is very excited
for these two donuts to make their debut on our menu next spring."
Tim Hortons fans can watch and share videos of the four finalists in
action on DuellingDonuts.ca, and they can also stay up-to-date on #DuellingDonuts by visiting
Facebook, Facebook.com/timhortons, or following on Twitter @TimHortons and Instagram @TimHortons.
Tim Hortons® Overview
Tim Hortons, part of Restaurant Brands International, is one of North
America's largest restaurant chains operating in the quick service
segment. Founded as a single location in Canada in 1964, Tim Hortons
appeals to a broad range of consumer tastes, with a menu that includes
premium coffee, hot and cold specialty drinks (including lattes,
cappuccinos and espresso shots), specialty teas and fruit smoothies,
fresh baked goods, grilled Panini and classic sandwiches, wraps, soups,
prepared foods and other food products. As of July 27, 2015, Tim
Hortons had more than 4,700 system wide restaurants located in Canada,
the United States and the Gulf Cooperation Council. More information
about the Company is available at www.timhortons.com.
About Restaurant Brands International
Restaurant Brands International Inc. is one of the world's largest quick
service restaurant companies with approximately $23 billion in system
sales and over 19,000 restaurants in nearly 100 countries and U.S.
territories. Restaurant Brands International owns two of the world's
most prominent and iconic quick service restaurant brands - TIM
HORTONS® and BURGER KING®. These independently operated brands have
been serving their respective guests, franchisees, and communities for
over 50 years. To learn more about Restaurant Brands International,
please visit the Company's website at www.rbi.com.
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