Grilled Cheese Festival Celebrates Year 4 with Furlani
04/03/2019

The Lakeshore Village BIA welcome's back their 4th annual Grilled Cheese Challenge sponsored by Furlani. The event is on Sat June 8, from 11am to 8pm.

Online PR News – 03-April-2019 – Toronto Ontario, – New Toronto, ON - The Lakeshore Village BIA welcome's back their annual grilled cheese event for it's 4th consecutive year proudly sponsored by Furlani. Furlani Grilled Cheese Challenge brings new changes in the one day festival time. This year, it will run from 11am to 8pm and the charity of choice is LAMP Community Health Centre. As with last year, road closures will take place along the entire festival route from Lakeshore Blvd West between Islington (7th Street) to 3rd Street.

"Furlani is super excited to be a part of this incredible festival, which is growing bigger and bigger every year," says the company's Community Relations Specialist Marisa Dominutti. "We invite you to come by the LAMP booth and try our grilled cheese sandwich creation. All sandwich proceeds go toward LAMP to support the amazing programs and services they provide the New Toronto community."

"The Lakeshore Village Business Improvement Area (BIA) is very proud to have Furlani join us this year, and what a wonderful testament to their investment in community support with assisting LAMP's booth." Said Salima Virani, the Secretary for the BIA. "This year's corporate sponsorship is a great indication of the kinds of opportunity a growing festival like this attracts. Events like the Grilled Cheese Challenge drive foot traffic to our local business and make the New Toronto catchment area an attractive community to live in."

The Grilled Cheese Challenge is Ontario's only celebration of the grilled cheese sandwich in the heart of New Toronto, and it is projected that this year's festival will have and estimated 20,000 attendees. The festival provides great food, live entertainment, and children's activities.

The festival challenges food professionals to create one of a kind grilled cheese sandwiches and compete for the ultimate grand prize of $1000. Second place wins $300 and third place wins $100. Food lovers are able to try the best grilled cheese sandwiches on earth and have a say in who wins through voting ballots. The People's Choice Award has three categories Best Tasting, Most Inventive and Best Gourmet. Each category winner will receive a $100 prize.

About Furlani Grilled Cheese Challenge Festival:
The Furlani Grilled Cheese Challenge Festival is in its 4th year and takes place in New Toronto. It is Ontario's only celebration of the grilled cheese sandwich. This unique festival challenges food professionals to create one of a kind grilled cheese sandwiches and compete for the ultimate win. Food lovers are able to try the best grilled cheese sandwiches on earth and have a say in who wins. The challenge is real! The sandwiches are amazing! The festival is an initiative of the Lakeshore Village Business Improvement Area and proudly sponsored by Furlani.

About Furlani:
Located in Mississauga, Furlani is North America's leading producer of value-added breads. Furlani specializes in garlic bread, garlic toast, breadsticks, and biscuits. You'll find Furlani products at your local grocery store and your favourite restaurants.

About The Lakeshore Village Business Improvement Area (BIA):
The Lakeshore Village BIA was established over 40 years ago and is made up of business and building owners along Lake Shore Blvd West in New Toronto from Dwight Avenue to 12th. St. The Lakeshore Village BIA works collaboratively with Longbranch, Mimico and Mimico by the Lake BIAs to enhance the entire South Etobicoke Area. Lakeshore Village BIA is located in the New Toronto area, part of the City of Toronto's Waterfront communities.