Donut Lovers - Tune in May 7th at 10pm ET/PT To Find Out
OAKVILLE, ON, May 7, 2013 /CNW/ - Whether it is sweet or savoury,
classic or creative, the deliciously unique donuts showcased on Food
Network Canada's Donut Showdown are turning the iconic donut inside out. This Tuesday, May 7th at 10pm ET/PT be sure to catch the Tim Hortons Challenge episode in
which the winner of the elimination round receives $10,000 courtesy of
Tim Hortons and the chance to have their recipe inspire the restaurant
chain's next specialty donut.
"Donuts have played a significant role in the foundation of Tim Hortons
since we first opened our doors in 1964," explains Donna Finelli, Vice
President Marketing, Food & Merchandise, Tim Hortons. "As an official
sponsor of Donut Showdown, we wanted to have some fun with our partnership, so Tim Hortons guests
may find the winning inspired donut at their local Tim Hortons in
"Our goal is to always inspire our viewers to be as creative as
possible," said Errol Da-Re, Senior Vice President, Sales for Shaw
Media. "As we developed the concept for Donut Showdown, we knew that Tim Hortons could play an innovative role in engaging our
viewers in a very tempting way."
Donut Showdown is Food Network Canada's half-hour competition show that takes the
donuts to epicurean heights, with three of the best donut makers from
across North America competing in each episode for the grand prize of
About Tim Hortons Inc.
Tim Hortons is one of the largest publicly-traded restaurant chains in
North America based on market capitalization, and the largest in
Canada. Operating in the quick service segment of the restaurant
industry, Tim Hortons appeals to a broad range of consumer tastes, with
a menu that includes premium coffee, espresso-based hot and cold
specialty drinks including lattes, cappuccinos and espresso shots,
specialty teas, fruit smoothies, home-style soups, fresh Panini and
classic sandwiches, wraps, hot breakfast sandwiches and fresh baked
goods, including our trademark donuts. As of December 30th, 2012, Tim
Hortons had 4,264 system-wide restaurants, including 3,436 in Canada,
804 in the United States and 24 in the Gulf Cooperation Council. More
information about the Company is available at www.timhortons.com. Follow Tim Hortons on Twitter: www.twitter.com/timhortons.
SOURCE: Tim Hortons Inc.
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