The Votes are In!
Thrill of the Grill 2012 was a delicious day in the Danforth BIA.
On Saturday July 21/12, 8,400 ribs were sauced and grilled to perfection; 1,000 people turned out to sample and vote for their favourite Danforth rib competitors and raise money for kidney cancer research at the Sunnybrook’s Odette Cancer Centre.
The Competitors included Allens, Factory Girl, Globe Bistro, The Combine Eatery, Taste of the Silk Road and 7 Numbers.
The Celebrity Judges included Chef Lynn Crawford (Food Network), Graham Duncan (NOW Magazine), Dave Gerry and Kris Reyes (The Morning Show, Global TV/Shaw Media), Josh Rubin (The Toronto Star) and Dr. Georg Bjaranson (Odette Cancer Centre).
Who Had the Best Rack?
The Celebrity Judges’ Winner – Chef Jerry Sathisivam, Factory Girl
The Peoples’ Choice Winner – Chef Ponniah Vijeyaratnam, Allens
Kidney Cancer Research is the biggest winner!
Partnering with Presenting Sponsor Baxter Canada, the Danforth BIA raised $16,000 for kidney cancer research at Sunnybrook’s Odette Cancer Centre.
The Danforth BIA extends its sincere thanks to all of the sponsors, volunteers and ticket buyers for supporting this signature event.
Thrill of the Grill 2013 is scheduled for Saturday, July 20 – so mark your calendars and we will see you all next year!