La Poutine Week 2022

Jason Lee

Jason is a food eater and picture taker. As the blogger behind Shut Up and Eat, he covers everything food, from recipes to reviews. Jason has vowed that he will not stop until he has officially eaten his way across Montréal. It’s a big claim, and it’s one he’s making.

For two weeks starting February 1st to the 14th, Montréal’s La Poutine Week prepares to commemorate its 10th edition by going national! From humble beginnings of 30 local participating restaurants 10 years ago, the festival that celebrates the beloved Québecois dish, will welcome a staggering 850 restaurants Canada-wide.

What is La Poutine Week?

For its 10th edition, La Poutine Week guarantees poutine offerings that will satiate the most discriminating palates. For two weeks, over 100 restaurants in the greater Montreal area will put their signature spin on Québec’s unofficial-official dish in the name of friendly competition. Prizes and bringing rights will be awarded for  “People’s Choice” and “Judge’s Choice” among other categories via the La Poutine Week website.

 

Poutine for a Cause

For the fourth year in a row, La Poutine Week is proudly giving back to a cause that they strongly support. One dollar from every poutine sold at participating restaurants will be donated to Anorexia and Bulimia Québec (ANEB), an organization that guarantees free, immediate and specialized help to people with an eating disorder and their loved ones. As well as United Way Winnipeg a non-profit helping communities in need across Winnipeg and Moisson Québec, a food bank organization in Québec City.

 

La Poutine Week NFTs!

The 2022 edition of La Poutine Week will introduce newly minted “La Poutine Boss” NFTs by the Montreal design Studio Notorious Kids. Holding a "La Poutine Boss" NFT will qualify people in contests, giveaways and events throughout 2022 and beyond. Proceeds of its sales will also go to help their charity partners.

City-wide delivery

As in-person dining is limited, but enjoying a delicious poutine is certainly not! That’s why this year La Poutine Week has partnered with DoorDash who will be offering 8$ off orders of 15$+ throughout the two-week festival on all eligible poutine orders available on DoorDash!

La Poutine Week… at home!

This year, for the first time ever, WeCook - a Quebec based meal prep service who’s culinary operations is headed by Joe Beef Alum Gabriel Drapeau - is offering four signature poutines as a part of their menu. They’re ready to eat (in 3 minutes), locally sourced and contain no additives and preservatives and their packaging is eco-friendly. Over 50,000 poutines sold!

Get the stretchy pants ready because here’s a sneak peak at some of the poutines not to be missed!

 

Le Gras Dur

Previous winner of La Poutine Week introduces their “Chips Challenge 9-1-1”. Fries topped with fresh cheese curds, gravy, deep fried Mac and cheese bites, jalapeño poppers, banana peppers, Sriracha sauce, Takis Fuego chips, crushed dill peanuts and the famous Paqui one chips challenge. Good luck!

Maamm Bolduc

“La Poutine BPJ”: Fries, fresh cheese curds, poutine sauce, deep fried Mac and cheese bites, peanut butter sauce, bacon jam and a homemade chilli by chef Will!

Paulo et Suzanne

The “BBO explosion”: Fries topped with fresh cheese curds, 100% certified Angus beef and Flamin’ hot Cheetos!
 

Pub McCarolds

"The Fried chicken + kimchi poutine": Fries, brown gravy, cheese curds, topped with tender pieces of fried chicken and kimchi.

La Belle Tonki

“Saté Drip Poutine”: Fries, fresh cheese curds, brown gravy, pop corn chicken, topped with a spicy saté sauce, pineapple chutney, with a lime and Thai basil labneh sauce drizzle.
 

For more information regarding La Poutine Week, please visit  http://www.lapoutineweek.com.

Jason Lee

Jason is a food eater and picture taker. As the blogger behind Shut Up and Eat, he covers everything food, from recipes to reviews. Jason has vowed that he will not stop until he has officially eaten his way across Montréal. It’s a big claim, and it’s one he’s making.

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