Calgary – The Calgary Stampede invites media to join us during the Take a Bite Outta Stampede event, as we take local celebrities and influencers on a culinary journey of the Midway, today, July 6 from 5:15 p.m. to 7 p.m. Our special guest judges will sample various new Midway foods and pick their favourites.

                              What:  Take a Bite Outta Stampede food judging event.

                              When:  Thursday, July 6 from 5:15 p.m. – 7 p.m.

                              Where: Triple B (in front of the Grandstand), Stampede Park

                              Who:    Local celebrities and influencers, including (please see attached for bios):

Lainey Liu – reporter for etalk and co-host of The Social

Connie DeSousa – Top Chef contestant and co-owner of CHARCUT

John Jackson – co-owner of CHARCUT

Nicole Gomes – Top Chef Canada winner and co-owner of Cluck n’ Cleaver

Dan Clapson – food writer and columnist

Julie Van Rosendaal – cookbook writer and food columnist with CBC

Mookie Wilson – KiSS 95.9 on-air personality

Justin Kripps – Canadian Olympic bobsledder

Jesse Lumsden – Canadian Olympic bobsledder


About the Calgary Stampede

The Calgary Stampede celebrates the people, the animals, the land, the traditions and the values that make up the unique spirit of the west.  The Calgary Stampede contributes to the quality of life in Calgary and southern Alberta through our world-renowned 10-day Stampede, year-round facilities, western events and several youth and agriculture programs. Exemplifying the theme We’re Greatest Together; we are a volunteer-supported, not-for-profit community organization that preserves and promotes western heritage and values.  All revenue is reinvested into Calgary Stampede programs and facilities.

For more information, please contact:

Danielle Savoni
Public Relations Manager
Community Engagement and Communications
T 403.261.0327
C 403.461.6647