STARS AND THUNDER 2018 TO PROVIDE A CULINARY EXPERIENCE

March 2, 2018 – Festival goers will be pleasantly surprised by the number and variety of food vendors at Stars and Thunder 2018!

The City of Timmins has a list of three (3) confirmed food areas for the VIP area, and another 13 serving up delicious eats and special treats in the General Admission (GA) section. This is a major improvement from last year’s total of six (6) food areas.

“We are very satisfied to see the interest and support from food vendors more than double last year,” said Mayor Steve Black. “We are seeing increased sponsor participation, and food vendor participation, which is extremely encouraging for the success of the 2018 festival.”

“Stars and Thunder 2018 promises to offer a culinary experience that will cater to various dietary needs,” added Manager of Tourism and Events Guy Lamarche. “This year’s vendors are all seasoned caterers with festival experience, and have all provided a business plan for mitigating long lines.”

Featured foodies, from Timmins, Onaping, Thunder Bay, Foleyet, Sudbury, Manitouwadge, Englehart, and London will include:

  • McIntyre Catering Services (VIP) – coffee, slush, soda, water, nachos, popcorn, cotton candy, candy apples, BBQ burgers, sausage, pulled pork sandwiches…
  • Tornado Potato (VIP) – tornado potatoes
  • Superior Smoke BBQ (VIP) – brisket, pulled pork, sausage, hot dogs, burgers, pop and water…
  • Some Shocking Good Food (GA) – burgers, hot dogs, sausage, fresh cut fries, chicken breast fillets, veggie burgers, poutine, taco poutine, taco in a bag…
  • Cara’s Rocket Luncher (GA) – various subs and wraps, falafel, mac and cheese menu, hot dogs, peameal on a bun, Dorito bag, ice cream, slushies, milkshakes, smoothies, coffee, tea, hot chocolate, candy cups…
  • Min’s Outdoor Catering (GA) – burgers, veggie burgers, chicken burgers, sausage, hot dogs, Indian taco, taco in a bag, friends, poutine, bannock poutine, drinks…
  • T&S Variety (GA) – chips, chocolate, pop, water, candy, Advil, sunflower seeds, Vachon cakes, gum, Gatorade, energy drinks, hot rods, Mr. Freeze, popsicles, peanuts, Rolaids, Visine, sunglasses, Tylenol, Gravol, Lypsol, sunscreen…
  • McIntyre Catering Services (GA x3) – burgers, hot dogs, fries, poutine, sausage, fish and chips, pogos, soda, water, coffee, slush, baked pretzels, nachos, packages snacks, popcorn, candy apples, cotton candy, donuts, lemonade, beef brisket, pulled pork sandwiches, assorted lunch boxes with sandwich or wrap and a small fruit…
  • Ice Cream Friendz (GA) – frozen yogurt, ice cream cup/cone, Jumbo Freeze
  • Mr. Sausage (GA) – breakfast option, BBQ beef steak on a bun, burgers, chicken burgers, sausage, hot dogs, fries, pogos, poutine, cold and hot drinks…
  • Kim’s Chipstand (GA) – burgers, fries, poutine, homemade pogos, deep fried Mars bars, drinks…
  • Big M Smokin Bones BBQ (GA) – ribs, chicken, pulled pork sandwich, brisket sandwich, beans, slaw, cornbread…
  • Free Wheeling Fries (GA) – burgers, crispy chicken on a bun, chicken finger platter, homemade pogos, pickles, onion rings, mushroom caps, hot dogs, tornado potato, deep fried Mars bars, drinks…
  • Pita Pit (GA) – pitas, salads, chips, drinks

Please be reminded that Early Bird ticket pricing ends on April 30, 2018. For full details and to purchase your tickets, visit www.starsandthunder.com

 

 

 

Media Contact: Heather Duhn, Corporate Communications Coordinator

705-360-2600, ext. 2212      heather.duhn@timmins.ca

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