Food Truck Extravaganza at Queen’s Plate Festival

June 24, 2018

TORONTO, June 24, 2018 – Woodbine’s own food truck will lead a line-up of popular street eateries invading the 2018 Queen’s Plate Festival, which runs from June 29 to July 1.

Established in 2017, Woodbine’s food truck menu features locally-sourced ingredients with an international twist. This year’s specials include Fried Local Chicken Drumsticks, Beef on Weck and Spicy Ontario New Potatoes.

Toronto’s food truck foodies will have a selection of mobile menus to choose from over the course of the three-day festival including Apple Fritter Factory, Bruce Caboose, Busters Sea Cove, Fidel Gastro, Heirloom, Meltdown Cheesery, SWAT Food Truck, The Frying Dutchman, and The Ultimate Food Truck.

Here is a sneak peek at the food trucks that will be available each day at the Queen’s Plate Festival:

The Apple Fritter Factory, known for its famous old fashion apple fritters, delivers fun food experiences across Ontario and will make a stop at Woodbine for the Queen’s Plate Festival from Friday through Sunday.

Popular items on the Queen’s Plate menu:

  • Funnel Cakes
  • Deep Fried Oreo Cookies

The Bruce Caboose will bring the best of the Bruce Craft House and Cambridge Hotel and Conference Centre to the Queen’s Plate Festival on Friday and Saturday featuring fresh, local food on their menu.

Popular items on the Queen’s Plate menu:

  • Wild Boar Bacon Poutine: Fresh chipped fries, Ontario wild boar bacon, smoked chicken gravy, Pine River Cheese curds
  • Korean Tacos: Bulgogi marinated Ontario pork, house kimchi, carrot slaw and Sriracha aioli

Busters Sea Cove was Toronto’s first seafood-focused food truck, a spin-off of the St. Lawrence Market location, and features a constantly evolving menu. Busters Sea Cove will offer delicious seafood dishes on Friday and Saturday.

Popular items on the Queen’s Plate menu:

  • Deep Fried Crab Cake Burger on a brioche bun
  • Seafood Tacos: Fish, Octopus, Shrimp & Tuna

The Toronto-based Fidel Gastro will roll into the Queen’s Plate Festival on Saturday offering its popular retro street food to guests on site.

Popular items on the Queen’s Plate menu:

  • Chicky Sticky Icky: Fried chicken with Korean BBQ sauce, pickles, lettuce and ranch
  • SGT Slather Pulled Pork Sandwich: BBQ pulled pork with guacamole

With a ‘Farm to Truck’ approach, Heirloom specializes in sustainably-driven food using local and organic produce. Heirloom will be on site Friday and Saturday.

Popular items on the Queen’s Plate menu:

  • Pork Belly Banh Mi Sandwich: Organic Hoisin Sauce, Pickled Slaw, Aiolo & Brioche Bun
  • Fried Szechuan Chicken Sandwich: Homemade Szechuan Sauce, Pickled Slaw, Organic Peanut, Aioli and Brioche Bun

Meltdown Cheesery will be dishing out big, bold comfort foods for guests on Saturday at the Queen’s Plate Festival.

Popular items on the Queen’s Plate menu:

  • Pulled Pork Grilled Cheese
  • Jalapeno Mac and Cheese

Attending the Queen’s Plate Festival on Friday and Saturday, the SWAT Food Truck is stuffed with amazing taste including gourmet burgers, grilled chicken wraps and fully loaded tot.

The Frying Dutchman, a popular fish and chips food truck in Pierce County, Washington, is known for serving wild, sustainable fish and homemade dipping sauces. The Frying Dutchman will be on site for Saturday’s Queen’s Plate festivities.

Popular items on the Queen’s Plate menu:

  • Vegan Chilli Fries
  • Veggie Fries

For classic Canadian comfort foods, visit the Toronto-based The Ultimate Food Truck on Saturday at the Queen’s Plate Festival.

Popular items on the Queen’s Plate menu:

  • Crispy Chicken on a bun
  • Peameal Bacon on a bun
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