A couple months back Real Sports Executive Chef Tony Glitz got wind of a competition – Toronto’s first annual Wing Festival. The event was organized to celebrate all of the delicious chicken wing options in the city of Toronto and crown one Chef the Wing King. Eagerly he signed up his brigade for the competition and quickly went to work preparing for the event.
With twelve different sauces on the menu it was a a challenge in its self to narrow it down to a short list of three for the competition. After much debate (and several taste tests)
Chef decided to bring to the competition the Bacon Maple Mustard, RP Lime & Salt and his famous Thai Sweet Chili wings. To prepare Chef Tony used MLSE Full Time employees as his guinea pigs one afternoon where a toonie for Team Up Foundation got us a sampling of each of the three competition flavors.
On Friday April 20th Chef and his brigade loaded up their gear and over 200lbs of chicken wings. His opposition was steep competing against some of Toronto’s tastiest: Sneaky Dee’s, The Pour House and Hard Rock Cafe. None of them could match the size, flavor and presentation of Chef Tony’s wings! Working around the room sampling each of the competitors wings it was clear where my vote would go. After all the votes were counted and the judges discussed, Real Sports and Chef Tony took two outof three awards on the night – People
Choice for Toronto’s Favorite Wing and Most Exotic Sauce (Bacon Maple Mustard).
Congratulations Chef Tony Glitz and Team!
Until next time – stay hungry my friends!