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2021-BetterWhenItsYEG_WEB_SampleTheCity

November 12 – 26, 2021

A two-week tour of Edmonton's extensive food and beverage industry, aimed at highlighting and supporting locally owned and operated cafes, bakeries, breweries, and restaurants! 

Edmonton Loves Local.

Are you ready to Sample the City, Edmonton?

Through #BetterWhenItsYEG we're excited to highlight several local businesses around the Edmonton and surrounding area!

Discover your new favourite dish, latte or margarita, and win gift cards, merchandise and custom dining packages to local restaurants, breweries, bakeries and cafes!


What you can expect:

  • Visit a participating restaurant and order one of their featured items.
  • Scan the QR Code and enter to win.
  • Daily prizes for supporting your favourite and hopefully NEW favourite businesses.
  • Entries into our grand prizes (gift cards, custom dining experience and more!)
  • Feel good about supporting local and treating your taste buds to our city's finest businesses and hidden gems around the city. 
FOXBURGER

Bacon Pepper Smash & Garlic Fries

Highlands Green Veggie Burger & Panzanella Salad

GURU KITCHEN + BAR

Sample the City Platter:
Butter Chicken Samosa and Cauliflower 65
*Valid from Monday to Saturday for lunch

THE LINGNAN

Szechuan Beef

Dry Spicy Chicken

STANHOPE EATERY AND BAR

Spring Rolls: Mango and Avocado Spring Rolls or Teriyaki Chicken Spring Rolls

CAFFIEND COFFEE

Falafel Bowl

URBAN DINER

Breakfast Burger

AVILA AREPA

Avila Arepa / Tequeños

THE GLASS MONKEY

Braised Pork Cheeks: Pembina Pork Cheeks braised in red wine with orange zest and star anise, served with mashed potatoes and steamed vegetables

PARTAKE

Croque Mon'soubise'

FLIRT CUPCAKES

"The Cookie Monster" Cupcake

GREEN ASH CAFE

Zucchini Waffle Grilled Cheese

ODD COMPANY

Odd Company Brewing (OCB) Animal Burger

Pint of Good Chemistry IPA

BARBACOA

Bacon and Eggs - Smoked devilled eggs with house cured bacon, pickled jalapeño, grainy mustard aioli

TOWN SQUARE BREWING CO.

Craft Beer

Craft Seltzer

COOKIE LOVE

Variety Of Cookies

THE MILL CRAFT BAR + KITCHEN

Charcuterie Board

Smoked Pork Chop or

The Local Cocktail

YELO'D ICE CREAM

Champorado

BLACK PEARL SEAFOOD BAR

Buck A Shuck Oysters

Cold Seafood Tower

5-7pm Daily

THE COMMON

Truffle Butter Popcorn

SAY UNCLE

Brisket Sandwich

SHISH SHAWARMA

Lunch mix Shawarma Plate

CAFE BLACKBIRD

Double-Smoked Bacon Benny

CONFETTI SWEETS

Ginger Snapwiches

EL BESO

Tacos (3): Pollo en salsa verde, Ancho Suadero or Pescado Fry

Hongos Margarita: Tommy’s, Coconut or Jalapeño

ROOSTER KITCHEN

Polanchintas

FRESON BROS

Donair Pizza

Donair Burger

Donair Sub

LEDUC COFFEE SHOP

Orange Rolls

TABLE TOP CAFE

Carrot Cake

LOADED PIEROGI

Your choice of: Wild Mushroom & Truffle Pierogi, Mac & Cheese or Poutine

ROOTS OF COLUMBIA COFFEE

Our freshly roasted coffee beans

REMEDY

Butter Chicken

Chai and Two Samosas Combo

*Select locations only

JUSTCOOK 5TH ST FOOD HALL - HOM

Rendang/Indonesian Dry Caramelized Curry

OTTO FOOD AND DRINK

Otto Sausage

OHANA DONUTS

Macadamia Macchiato

TALKING DOG BREWING

Pretzel and Beer Cheese

CAMPIO BREWING CO.

OG Pepperoni Pizza

Korean Fried Chicken Sandwich

AMORE PASTA

Build your own Pasta

ROSEWOOD FOODS

Breakfast Beer & Sandwich Special

Breakfast Beer: Establishment Brewing Kolsch & grapefruit juice

Choice of: Breakfast Sandwich (bacon, chicken sausage, or scallion) or Rosewood Bar Burger

PINK GORILLA PIZZERIA

Pineapple Jam & Ham Pizza

MEUWLY'S

Lemon Cordial

SOHO

Philly Cheesesteak, or Authentic New York Style slice of pizza

Terms and conditions:

Please note: Late applicants may have more limited opportunities for participation and marketing exposure. Gift card purchases may also be limited or unavailable due to limited remaining budgets.

The program is open to all local small or medium-sized restaurants (food establishments) within the Edmonton Metropolitan Region. Applicants do not have to be an Edmonton Chamber member.

The Edmonton Chamber has room for 120 restaurants to participate, and to ensure we get ample representations from all areas of the Edmonton Metropolitan Region, If we receive over that 120 applications, we will be selecting 20 restaurants from each part of the city (20 downtown, and 20 from the North, East, South and West areas).

If we do not receive enough applications in one geographic area, we will select from the other areas to make up the total.

The restaurants will be selected on a first-come, first-served basis, while trying to provide a variety of different food/beverage types and offerings to make the contest more appealing for customers.

Businesses must be licensed and must be locally owned and operated. Successful applicants will be contacted through email and will be provided further information and instructions on participation.

The Chamber of Commerce will provide signage* and the necessary tools to engage with your customers, as well as social media promotional elements.

*Signage type, quantity, and size will be evaluated and determined by the Edmonton Chamber of Commerce based on input from participating businesses.

The dates of the event are not flexible and successful applicants must participate in the manner outlined by the Edmonton Chamber.

The participating restaurants' guarantees to the Edmonton Chamber that:

  • any information supplied in connection with the application is accurate, complete, true, and not misleading,
  • we can use your logo, name of the restaurant, location, photos of products, and or descriptions on our website, social media, or any other manner in order to promote the contest and your business

We thank all those who apply, however, only the selected winners will be contacted by the Edmonton Chamber of Commerce. 

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