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Ontario’s Best Veal Sandwich Awarded to Highview Food & Drink

sammie-logoThe verdict is in! After a tireless search extending to every corner of the province, Veal Farmers of Ontario (VFO) is proud to crown Southhampton restaurant Highview Food & Drink as the winner of Ontario’s Best Veal Sandwich 2016.
The winning entry was chosen from among three finalists – Cucino Mauro (Toronto), Highview Food & Drink (Southhampton), and Panini Italian Sandwiches (Woodbridge) – who prepared their culinary contenders under the glare of the Chef Stage lights at the Gourmet Food & Wine Expo Novemeber 19th in Toronto. With their veal-powered victory, Highview Food & Drink wins the right to claim their sandwich as Ontario’s Best.

Winner: Eugene and Noelle Barone, owners Highview Food & Drink with judge John Catucci.

Winner: Eugene and Noelle Barone, owners Highview Food & Drink, with judge John Catucci.

“We are so excited to be chosen,” said Highview Chef Noelle Barone. “We’ve been open only four months and since we became a finalist we’ve been selling out of our Ontario veal sandwiches.”

Celebrity judges John Catucci, host of You Gotta Eat Here! on Food Network Canada, and cookbook author and radio/TV personality Chef Jo Lusted, along with consumer Keith Strickland, selected the winning sandwich.