Lakeshore Village – Grilled Cheese Challenge

Festival Information and Applications

Come Taste Toronto’s Best Grilled Cheese! The Lakeshore Village BIA brings you Ontario’s only celebration of the Grilled Cheese sandwich in the heart of New Toronto! Our Challengers will be offering up their take on “The Best Grilled Cheese” and competing for The Judges Prize of “Best Grilled Cheese” as well as the People’s Choice Awards. Come for the Grilled Cheese and vote for your favourites in 3 different catagories: Best Tasting, Most Unique and Best Gourmet. Stay for the live music, entertainment, amazing food, specialty drinks, beer garden and shopping! Visit Grilled Cheese Challenge Website for more information about the festival. Event Date: June 11th, 2022 Event Time: 11AM to 9PM Event Location: Lakeshore Village – Islington & Lake Shore Blvd. W., Toronto, Ontario

Challenger Package

Take the Challenge!

Chance to win cash prizes!

28,000 hungry people want to buy and devour your grilled cheese sandwich! Bring your favorite ingredients to make the best grilled cheese Toronto has ever tasted for a chance to win cash prizes!


How It Works

You set your pricing and sell your take on the Canadian Classic Grilled Cheese Sandwich, and other products and drinks all day! Also, their are two categories to win prizes:
  • Judges Pick – Best Grilled Cheese
  • Peoples Choice Awards

Get The Details

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The Challenger Package includes:

  • a 10 x 10 tent
  • two chairs
  • two 6’ tables
  • one 20 AMP power source
  • sign with your business name & address
  • chance to win cash prizes
  • business name and logo on the website
  • social media mentions

Bonus Offer!


This year, our title sponsor is Furlani Foods, a speciality bread bakery in Mississauga.
They have graciously offered to provide you with free Furlani Garlic Texas Toast with which to compete in our Grilled Cheese Challenge.
They have offered to provide 8 free cases of Furlani product(128 slices per carton) to each Challenger that agrees to use their product at this event.
Furlani Foods will also provide these Challengers with 1 free case of product for development work on their feature sandwich.

In return, Furlani Foods is requesting that you promote Furlani Garlic Texas Toast on your menu boards. The Furlani® logo will be provided to you.
Futher details will be provided to successful applicants.


Artisan’s, Food Vendor’s and Non-Food Vendor’s

Take advantage of the thousands of people that come out to enjoy the day! Its a fantastic way to promote your business or sell items. We have spaces specifically for Artisan (craftsperson), Food Vendors, Exhibitors, & Non-Food Vendors.

Additional Equipment for Vendors

Need additional equipment? We can provide you a tent, tables, chairs, power, and more….