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Sunday Brunch for QMUNITY

Monday, April 16th, 2012 — 2:26pm PDT
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Top Chef Canada winner Dale MacKay will be hosting Sunday Brunch for QMUNITY on April 29th at his latest restaurant, ensemble Tap (“eTap”). This event will serve as a fundraiser for QMUNITY, which is BC’s queer resource centre.

QMUNITY is a leading provincial resource centre offering community services and programs that celebrate, support and enhance the diverse cultures of queer communities. We offer our resources in a welcoming, accessible, and safe space that is relevant to the communities we serve. Our services and programs support healthy and active living, provide leadership, increase awareness, advocate where needed, and promote arts and culture.

When: Sunday April 29, 2012 from 11:00am to 3:00pm
Where: ensemble Tap, 990 Smithe St, Vancouver
Tickets: Available online for $25

Executive Chef Brad Hendrickson will join Chef Dale MacKay in preparing brunch entrees, fresh mimosas, coffee, and more while guests enjoy live entertainment, raffle and door prizes. 25% of proceeds and $1 from each drink purchased will be donated to QMUNITY. Tickets must be purchased in advance as seating is limited.

To promote this special fundraising event, ensemble Tap — known for its brunch items such as crispy bacon pancakes and pulled pork paired with poached eggs and barbecue beans — has offered up a unique opportunity for a reader. The winner of this contest will be able to spend $125 to enjoy a separate brunch at their leisure (with up to three friends) at ensemble Tap. Here’s how you can enter to win:

  • Leave a comment on this post naming your favourite brunch foods (1 entry)
  • Post the following on Twitter (1 entry)
RT to enter to win $125 for brunch with friends at @ensembletap from @Miss604

I will draw one winner at random from all entries on Friday, April 20, 2012 at 12:00pm. The prize cannot be redeemed for the QMUNITY fundraising brunch but can be enjoyed at any other time. Follow QMUNITY on Twitter and Facebook to find out more about their programs and initiatives in Vancouver and around BC.

Update The winner is Debbie F.

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  1. Get Buzzzed says:

    This is an awesome contest, as I’m a huge fan of brunch – my ultimate fav is Eggs Benedict

  2. Jessica S. says:

    Best contest ever! (well, it’s close ๐Ÿ™‚ :))
    My favorite is the Benny as well, or ANYTHING with truffle oil. Total addict.

  3. liz says:

    eggs benny and french toast yumm!

  4. Michelle M says:

    Fave Brunch item? Has to be any form of veggie hash!

  5. Bonnie says:

    My favourite brunch foods are pancakes or scrambled eggs, with sausage, toast and some type of potatoes. Yummy!

  6. Daniel says:

    Anything with eggs!

  7. harjit says:

    It’s so hard to choose! Breakfast beans, hashbrowns, crispy bacon, sausage, pancakes and scrambled eggs mmm

  8. Ginger Leah Gervais says:

    Mmm omlette and potatoes with sausage ๐Ÿ˜›

  9. Alice Irwin says:

    Spuds of any sort plus crispy bacon and scrambled eggs and a most fabulous mimosa to drink

  10. Sanaz says:

    Eggs bennies are always my favourite brunch

  11. Samantha says:

    Belgian waffles, strawberries and fresh coffee!!!

  12. Eggs benny with hashbrowns and fruit

  13. Eggs benedict with some sort of chorizo or smoke salmon hash

  14. veronica says:

    I love an eggs benny with some sort of interesting twist. Mmm, brunch!

  15. Natalie says:

    Bacon! Ok, not much of an egg person, but I love belgian waffles or pancakes!

  16. Val says:

    Strawberries and cream on french toast and earl grey tea.

  17. nance428 says:

    bennies, waffles and caesar (the drink not the salad)!

  18. Michelle says:

    Traditional breaky – bacon, sausages, eggs and some ham!

  19. Cliff says:

    Eggs benedict, quiche, traditional breakfasts (eggs, bacon, toast)

  20. Brenda says:

    French toast

  21. Elizabeth says:

    I love Eggs Benedict and anything in a skillet! Tweeted too…

  22. Michael B says:

    Belgium Waffles and French Toast

  23. Alex says:

    Gotta stick with the traditional corned beef with hash.

  24. Tracy says:

    definitely eggs benedict..w/some kind of seafood – crab, prawn, or smoked salmon!

  25. Teresa K says:

    Anything with mushrooms.

  26. Cindy KS says:

    Does a mimosa count as a brunch food? If not ๐Ÿ˜‰ then definitely it has to be the potatoes – fried,hash or roasted – I can’t get enough!!

  27. Belinda says:

    Fish and chips, deep fried squid, chili, pulled pork benny, quail egg with sausages.

  28. Siobhan S. says:

    Breakfast potatoes are my favourite! Hashbrowns are the best.

  29. Michelle says:

    Scrambled eggs and a good hash! That’s all you need ๐Ÿ˜€

  30. Donna L says:

    It used to be French toast but now it’s eggs benny. And anything with bacon!

  31. sonja s says:

    Smoked salmon eggs benny tops the list of my favourite brunch foods.
    What a fantastic contest!

  32. Vanessa W says:

    Eggs Benny!

  33. Linda says:

    Food contests are the best. Best brunch food is bangers and mash!

  34. Tina says:

    My favourite brunch items are omlette, hash brown patties, bacon and some fresh fruit.

  35. Jeff says:

    Chicken and waffles!

  36. cf says:

    Blueberry pancakes! Nom nom nom…

  37. Leanne says:

    French toast with sliced fruit!

  38. Alex says:

    eggs benedict of all sorts are my favourite

  39. Thomas says:

    Eggs benedict!

  40. Amy says:

    Corned beef hash with poached eggs

  41. Bons says:

    Eggs benedict, hash brown, french toast, waffles…

  42. Dilara says:

    Eggs Benedict with crab or lobster. And Belgian waffles…

  43. Dennis L. says:

    Anything with bacon in it works for me.

  44. Jenny says:

    Mushroom spinach omelette!

  45. eshizzi says:

    Anything and everything BACON.

  46. David says:

    I love omelette!

  47. Rachel says:

    Eggs Benedict for the win!

  48. Gigi says:

    Eggs Benny! ๐Ÿ™‚

  49. Iain says:

    DIY or made-to-order omelettes!

  50. Ruby Thapar says:

    Eggs and fruit

  51. allyson says:


  52. Joanne says:

    My favourite brunch food has to be bacon (yumm!), eggs-over easy, and pancakes.

  53. Chelle says:

    Veggie omelet would have to be my favourite brunch food.

  54. Bailey says:

    Eggs benny hands down…so yummy!

  55. Mandy says:

    Eggs Benedict and French Toast ๐Ÿ™‚ yum!

  56. Michelle W. says:

    breakfast sausage!

  57. Denise N says:

    waffles with strawberries

  58. Brandon says:

    English muffin

  59. Vania says:

    eggs benny! yumy!

  60. Judy says:

    Prawn Eggs Benny any day..

  61. Aimee says:

    Chocolate crepes

  62. Rose says:

    French toast!

  63. Gerald says:

    French toast with fresh strawberries and maple syrup for me!

  64. Stephanie says:

    french toast!

  65. Jan says:

    Eggs Benedict and good coffee

  66. Gisella says:

    Eggs Benedict w/ Hashbrowns!!

  67. Nicole says:

    Quiche with bacon and home fried potatoes on the side!

  68. Nicole says:

    pancakes and waffles!

  69. lindawwww says:

    traditional bacon, eggs, hash browns, and toast.

  70. Paula H says:


  71. Dana says:

    Eggs benny, hands down! Mmm…

  72. Katie says:

    Scrambled eggs, turkey sausage, homemade bread with butter.

  73. J says:


  74. janice montroy says:

    bacon and pancakes

  75. Vince says:

    Salmon eggs benny and strong dark coffee to drink!

  76. Katherine says:

    Eggs benny, crisp hashbrowns, a few strips of bacon and fruit… oh and a fragrant cappuccino… all while pa-rousing over a thick weekend newspaper.

  77. Deidre says:

    pancakes, berries and whipped cream with a large cappuccino to sip on.

  78. kahhlee says:

    french toast and waffles with a scoop of fresh fruits

  79. Bradley says:

    Mmm….corn beef hash!

  80. Tooth Fairy says:

    I like waffles with strawberries and whip cream for a real sweet brunch treat!

  81. Jessica Bleasdale says:

    eggs, hashbrowns, bacon, salmon, coffee

  82. Cyndi T says:

    a ham, cheese and veggie omelette

  83. Grace says:

    Eggs benny with salmon, and a side of fruit

  84. Mike Gismondi says:

    All the sweet desserts!

  85. Mike Gismondi says:

    All the sweet desserts

  86. Angela griffin says:

    I like the bacon

  87. Debbie F says:

    Eggs Bennie is my favorite brunch food – oh and bacon on the side.

  88. Debbie F says:

    I tweeted.

  89. jeanie says:

    love love eggs benny!! =D

  90. Ceci says:

    It would have to be eggs benedict!!

  91. mary says:

    tea sandwich. yum

  92. Sharon says:

    Bacon ๐Ÿ™‚

  93. Ro says:


  94. vcnbc says:

    My favourite brunch food of all time is eggs benedict!

  95. Sharon says:

    Full English breakfast – yum!

  96. maria says:

    I love brunch, bacon, sausage, eggs and lunch items such as sushi!

  97. Kathleen says:

    corned beef has breakfast! ๐Ÿ™‚

  98. Ian says:

    eggs benny!

  99. Grace M says:

    waffles…belgian waffles!!!

  100. Sharylin says:

    Eggs Benny ~ in lieu of a Toasted Western which I can’t seem to find out here on the west coast

  101. Megan says:

    Waffles, syrup, and bacon please!

  102. Mark H says:

    Eggs Benny are always a no-lose choice!

  103. winnie says:

    fresh waffles with fresh strawberry syrup and a lot of whip cream.

  104. Jenn S says:

    Fresh made omlettes

  105. AL says:

    Eggs Benedict.

  106. Laura says:

    Brunch is a tricky one for me being gluten and dairy free…including eggs!

    I like bacon and oatmeal and fruit and more bacon!!!!

  107. Kim says:

    Gotta love those little square hash browns. Mmmm… so good.

  108. richard w says:

    eggs benny of course!

  109. Renee says:

    Eggs Benedict ๐Ÿ™‚

  110. Stephanie S says:

    Eggs Benny! Specifically Smoked Salmon Bennys ๐Ÿ™‚

  111. Jackie says:

    Banana nut Franch toast is my fave!

  112. Devika says:

    Yum, brunch!

  113. Jen M says:

    Caesars! And Bacon

  114. Karla says:

    Waffles…Omelettes…poached eggs…Pancakes…French Toast…Benny’s…
    Pretty much anything that is being served! LOL…and Bacon of course!

  115. Cherryl L says:

    omelettes, eggs (scrambled, easy over or poached), crispy bacon, pancakes, french toast, waffles, more bacon, hashbrowns/home fries, more bacon, fresh fruit, mimosas, caesars….and any of the previous items that incorporate bacon.

  116. Winnie says:

    Definitely omelets and hashbrowns!

  117. Sue says:

    Eggs Benny with real hollandaise!

  118. Kristi says:

    Anything with bacon!! Eggs benny…. mmmm… hashbrowns, sausage…

  119. Krizia says:

    Scramble eggs + Sausages + Hashbrowns + Toast

  120. Nancy says:

    Anything involving crispy bacon…oh, and STRONG coffee. Breakfast of champions, right there!

  121. Carol says:

    Poached eggs, hashbrowns and toast – with coffee of course.

  122. Michelle says:

    Bacon! Waffles! Sausage! French Toast! I love it all ๐Ÿ™‚

  123. Robyn says:

    sausage and scrambled eggs! and potatoes of some sort.

  124. May says:

    Brisket benny & fresh OJ

  125. Fraser says:

    Steak & eggs with coffee and a side of fresh fruit.

  126. Cindy KS says:

    Who one??

  127. Cindy KS says:

    I meant…who won? He he

  128. Albert says:

    French toast with maple surup and whipped cream…hold the fruit!

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