Canadian Celebrities Choose the Best Caesar in Town

Canada's bartenders go head-to-head in national Caesar showdown like no other

TORONTO, Nov. 20, 2016 /CNW/ - This afternoon, Brad Smith, host of Chopped Canada will guide nine bartenders and three well-known Canadian personalities on a special Caesar journey, as he hosts the 2016 Best Caesar in Town competition.

Jessi Cruickshank from The Goods, Chef Grant van Gameren of Bar Raval, and Virgin Toronto radio host Scott Tucker will form the panel of esteemed judges who will sip, taste and savour nine of the most outrageous and phenomenal versions of  Canada's cocktail, the Caesar.

The Caesar artists behind these cocktails are bartenders who earned the provincial title of Best Caesar in Town, and are now vying for the prestigious national title. 

This Caesar showdown offers outstanding visuals with Canadian personalities, the country's top Caesar artists and hundreds of food lovers cheering on the competitors:


Gourmet Food & Wine Show: Metro Toronto Convention Centre

#Trend Central Stage

222 Bremner Blvd, Toronto, ON, M5V 3L9


2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Sunday, November 20, 2016



  • Former Bachelor Canada and current host of Chopped Canada, Brad Smith hosting the two-hour event
  • Three Canadian personalities asking bartenders questions, tasting and judging each Caesar:
    Jessi Cruickshank: Host of The Goods and Canada's Smartest Person
    Grant van Gameren: Chef and owner of Bar Raval, Bar Isabel, Pretty Ugly et al
    Scott Tucker: Morning show host from Virgin Radio Toronto
  • Canada's nine top Caesar artists making the best Caesars and the top three participating in a grueling mystery box challenge
  • Toronto foodies and special guests tasting each Caesar in a VIP section
  • Hundreds of guests of the Gourmet Food & Wine show watching and cheering
  • Crowning of the 2016 Best Caesar in Town champion

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