Gourmet Food Truck Extravaganza


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This event features live music and a fine lineup of food trucks offering a full range of culinary delights.

starTues. July 22 & Wed. July 23 from 5 pm- 10 pm. Music by:
Irene Torres and the Sugar Devils and the Toronto All-Star Big Band

This two day event – taking place on July 22 – 23 at Woodbine Park from 5pm – 10pm, will excite foodies and music lovers alike. In addition to the great music and food there will also be a licensed beer/wine garden area where attendees can relax and enjoy the atmosphere.

The gourmet food trucks include:

Buster’s Sea Cove - a legend at the St Lawrence Market –  #1 rated market in the world – Buster’s lobster roll and seafood dishes have been featured on Eat St., and mentioned prominently in Toronto life. The much sought after seafood truck on wheels continually pushes the envelope creating seafood delights.

Gorilla Cheese - Specializing in high-end grilled cheese sandwiches, from the classic O.G. (Aged Cheddar & Mozzarella on White or Multigrain Bread) to specialty sandwiches like the Lumberjack (Bacon, Granny Smith Apple Slices, Maple Syrup, Aged Cheddar on White Bread) and tons of other unique choices. They use only the best ingredients, including Jensen Cheese from Simcoe and custom bread from Hamilton’s own Cake & Loaf.

Gourmet Gringos – the most authentic Mexican street food outside of Mexico. Gourmet Gringos serves up mean Mexican fish tacos and other Mexican favorites from their dazzling Latin coloured food truck. Making a major impact on the food scene in Toronto, they have just opened their first brick and mortar location in west Toronto.

FIDEL GASTRO’S – the hardest working man in the food truck biz, owner Matt Basaille brings his Cuban inspired ole sandwiches and culinary creations on four wheels to “the people”. Fidel Gastro’s has been featured in many national magazines for his creative food flair and has a reality show based on his adventures – the “Rebel With No Kitchen”.

HANK DADDY’S BARBECUE – Toronto’s First Mobile Smokehouse. The Original Home of The Pulled Pork Parfait, named One of Canada’s Best Food Trucks by Sharp Magazine September 2012, and featured on Eat St. All of the meat is smoked on board to ensure quality and freshness. Hank Daddy’s is known for their mouth-watering pulled pork, tender beef brisket, award winning wings, in addition to their Pulled Pork Parfait that remains a fan favourite. Watch for surprise menu items prepared in a way that is uniquely Hank Daddy’s.

BEAVER TAILS – Beaver Tails pastries are float fried whole wheat pastries covered in a delightful array of toppings including cinnamon and sugar, chocolate hazelnut spread, and numerous others. Beaver Tails originated in Ottawa and has been satisfying Canadians for over 30 years!

PENNY LOU LOU SWEETS AND TREATS – Offering a very unique Hong Kong style Bubble Cake, which also goes by the name of Gei Dan Jai, or Eggettes. It is commonly sold by street vendors in Hong Kong as a sweet finger snack that is easy to “eat on the go”. With a crispy, golden-brown outer shell and soft and chewy center, each ellipsoid piece can be broken off and eaten or dipped in extra toppings such as Nutella or caramel; giving festival goers a chance to try something absolutely delicious and far from the ordinary!

Bacon Nation – Bacon Nation Canada was created as a tribute to bacon, our national treasure. It is a monumental shrine to the tastiest food known to man. We’ve made it our duty to bring you bacon in ways you love and never thought possible. We launched at the 2012 Canadian National Exhibition, to overwhelming support. Back by popular demand we are currently working on new menu items and a Food Truck to deliver the ultimate bacon experience to the streets and festivals!

Blue Donkey – Mississauga’s first food truck serves classic Greek-Canadian food, like greasy and delicious chicken gyros on a warm pita, stuffed with tomato, onion, tzatziki and, thank Hellas, hot French fries.

Portobello Burger – The Portobello Burger was the first vegetarian/vegan food truck in Ontario that caters to people who are interested in eating healthy, tasty, but hearty food. The husband & wife team offer fun, tasty fast food such as burgers, salads, nachos, wraps and even dessert that will help support people who have dietary restrictions and for people that just want to start eating healthy at a reasonable price!

CIN CITY DONUTS – Cin City mini donuts are high quality donuts made before your eyes! Consistantly one of the most popular products at any event, you cant go wrong with mini donuts. At Cin City, we are set up to sell at top speed without sacrificing quality. With minimal wait time and top quality with our delicious mini donuts, our customers leave happy and return every time.

SWAT FOOD TRUCK – Was the first and only skewer/shish kabob food truck in Central Florida offering fresh locally sourced meat, vegetables and fruit. The Sandwiches With A Twist (SWAT) team is bent on serving up meaty justice with taste. Their well-trained Philly cheesesteak takes the point, but the Canadian Maple smoked back bacon on a brioche and pulled wiener are close on its heels!

I Love Chuitos – This Mexican specialty is made of a sweet-dough spiral, deep-fried, coated with cinnamon and sugar can be served plain or also be filled with chocolate, caramel or jam. Suggestions of beverages always accompanied with hot chocolate or coffee. They are prepared right in front of the customer eyes, with fresh ingredients. Pancho’s Bakery Inc. also contributes to the multiculturalism of Toronto, showing our customers through the traditions and costumes of Mexico.

Poor Bhoy’s Eatery – Poor Bhoy’s Eatery serves delicious traditional Celtic/UK dishes and puts a gourmet street twist to them. Poor Bhoy’s Eatery is a lot more than just a food truck- it is a community member and always looks to help and support the local communities it serves in.

Caribbean BBQ Pit – The BBQ pit with all you traditional favourites! Including jerk chicken and pork, beef patties with rice and salad and of course our famous pulled pork sandwiches and poutine!

Berlin95 – Introducing a brand new German food truck from the makers of The Scrumptious Spud; the best loaded baked potato’s catering to all kinds of food lovers. Berlin95 is now on the market selling authentic and traditional German Food in a new generation kind of way. With already such great success it is sure to be another sold out crowd pleaser!

Smoothe Operator – Ontario’s first Smoothie & Juice Truck, Smoothe Operator, will be blending, mixing, and pouring some of the most delicious, healthy, and refreshing drinks to cool you down this summer! Want in on the action? Jump on our bicycle powered blender to make your Green smoothie truly green! Come see us for all of your drink and snack needs! Coffee, tea, lemonade, and vegan/gluten-friendly snacks also available.

Localista – Localista food truck brings the agricultural abundance of southwestern Ontario to the city streets. Offering a rotating menu that highlights locally grown products prepared with style, taste, and diversity catered uniquely based on chef and event! All time favourites include: flank steak, grilled chicken, and pulled turkey.

Curbalicious – Curbalicious Food Truck specializes in European fusion homestyle cuisine. The inspiration for our menu stems from our European heritage and our love for experimenting with food. We have a menu that changes by event, season and chef inspiration to always bring you the freshest and tastiest ingredients possible. Make sure to check out some of our favourites: What the Duck-Fresh grade “A” King Cole Pulled Duck and Porky Poutine-Fresh Cut Fries, Quebec Cheese Curds, Housemade Gravy, topped with Thick Cut Bacon Bits.