Bonus Clue Advantage: Calgary Food Bank

The Culinary Race has teamed up with the Calgary Food Bank and is happy to offer up a bonus clue advantage to all pre-registered teams.


Each participant can bring in a minimum donation of any 3 items you wish (or more) for the Calgary Food Bank the morning of the Race and hand them in to the Culinary Race Organizers during check in.

All team members within each team must participate to get the points. So if you are a team of two, 6 items. Once the Culinary Race Organizers have confirmed you have your items they will initial your team passport (found in registration package) and you will receive 2 additional bonus points for your team!

Emails with additional information went out today. Check your emails teams!

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May Bonus Clue’s Week 4



We finished off an amazing month of bonus clues with Craft Cellars Beer, Wine and Spirits store in Vista Heights.

Participants had to locate a local Alberta craft beer in the store and then if they were interested sample some beers at the growler bar.

Craft Cellars hosts events and tastings regularly at their unique 24 foot tasting bar. They believe product education is the key to growing customer knowledge and creating passion and awareness for the products in store.

They have an 8 tap growler bar with a strong focus on fresh, local beers and over 900 different craft beers with plans to bring in more.

Craft Cellars also has an excellent selection of collector and specialty wines and spirits, including a fantastic assortments of scotches and whiskeys. Check them out on 32nd Avenue NE.


May Bonus Clue’s Week 3

AmaranthGeneric_YLHFS_CMYKAmaranth Foods joined us for May Bonus Clue Week 3. Participants were given a lesson in fermented foods. Their task was to find one in the store, any fermented food and take a picture of it. If they didn’t know about fermented foods before, they sure do now!

Amaranth Whole Foods Market is proud to be a local Alberta-grown company! Founded in 1995 by Ken Klatt, Amaranth is dedicated to promoting healthy foods, nutritional awareness, and environmental responsibility through the products sold and the services provided.

At Amaranth, they respectfully support each customer’s unique wellness journey by offering the healthiest selections, wellness and preventative education, and knowledgeable service.

An eco-conscious, organically-rooted, sustainably-sourced company, they offer the finest in premium vitamins, foods-based supplements, specialty items, natural and gluten-free groceries and quality body care.


City Palate’s Sixth Annual Pig & Pinot Festival


One of the most anticipated events of the year is back, City Palate’s Sixth Annual Pig & Pinot Festival!

11 talented chef teams compete for the coveted “Divine Swine” trophy, sponsored by Alberta Pork, as they create delicious and original pork dishes with free-range pork from Spragg’s Meat Shop. And nothing pairs better with the perfect porcine than the perfect pinot! 5 boutique wine stores will pour an amazing selection of pinot wines from around the world. And you get to taste it all!

Plus… a great silent auction; a fine wine raffle valued at over $2000; a gourmet coffee cart by Cappuccino King; and live music by Simply Sinatra, featuring Rob Young.

Tickets available now:

Food prepared by:
  • Roy Oh: Anju
  • Daryl Kerr: Great Events Catering
  • Andrea Harling: MADE Foods
  • Ryan Gilmour: Notable
  • Scott Ruegg: Ox and Angela
  • Oscar Lopez: Pampa
  • Lucas Cooke: Swine and Sow
  • Kevin Turner: Symons Valley Road House
  • Gary Hennessey: Tango Bistro
  • Melissa Gorsedin: The Cookbook Co. Cooks
  • Quinn Staples: Yellow Door Bistro
Pinot poured by:
  • Richmond Hill Wines
  • Bin 905
  • Kensington Wine Market
  • The Cellar
  • Metrovino