Top 10 Little Chef: Family Edition Semi-finalists Announced Today on CTV’s THE MARILYN DENIS SHOW

— November 13, 2017

– Voting now open at for The Little Potato Company Little Chef: Family Edition culinary contest –
– The top two families will participate in a cook-off on THE MARILYN DENIS SHOW to determine the champion –

TORONTO (November 13, 2017) – CTV’s THE MARILYN DENIS SHOW and The Little Potato Company today announced the semi-finalists for The Little Chef: Family Edition competition. Viewers can now watch the Top 10 families cooking in their kitchens and vote for their favourite at THE MARILYN DENIS SHOW and The Little Potato Company thank all the families across Canada for entering the competition. After reviewing submissions, the list has been narrowed down to 10 semi-finalists. The voting period is now open and ends Sunday, Nov. 26. Voters are entered into a contest with a chance to win one of two weekly prize packs from The Little Potato Company. Selecting the two final families involves a consideration of votes, cooking skills, food presentation, and personality. The two final families will compete for the grand prize – a trip to Tuscany, Italy valued at $15,000 – on THE MARILYN DENIS SHOW, airing Wednesday, Dec. 20 at 10 a.m. ET on CTV and CTV GO. The Little Chef Family Edition Top 10 are: Alarie Family – Vancouver, B.C. Bell Family – Comox, B.C. Blanchet Family – Cochrane, Alta. Elliott Family – Red Deer, Alta. Gustafson Family – Lacombe, Alta. Hosking Family – Courtice, Ont. Howey Family – Toronto, Ont. Payne Family – Toronto, Ont. Sparling Family – Edmonton, Alta. Walters Family – Outer Cove, N.L. The contest is being promoted and featured at major retailers across Canada and supported at store level with “Little Chef Program” support material and promotional programs. Viewers can visit to vote now!

About The Little Potato Company

The Little Potato Company passionately focuses only on little Creamer potatoes. Creamers are highly nutritious, fully mature and naturally delicious small specialty potatoes coveted by foodies and chefs alike. Their exclusive and colorful Creamer varieties are available in produce sections across the Canada and the US. These popular little Creamers are sold pre-washed and can be cooked in just 5 minutes. They’re also available in convenient Oven|Grill and Microwave Ready packs combining Creamers, tasty seasoning mix and specialty trays for even easier preparation and a delicious dining experience. The family-owned company celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2016. For recipe ideas and inspiration, visit or join us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest @LittlePotatoCo


Hosted by Marilyn Denis and taped before a studio audience, THE MARILYN DENIS SHOW is a daily lifestyle and entertainment talk show featuring Canadian and international celebrities and experts. Celebrities who have appeared on THE MARILYN DENIS SHOW include Harry Connick Jr., Eric McCormack, Carrie Underwood, Amy Poehler, Victor Garber, Tatiana Maslany, Michael Bublé, Diane Keaton, Jason Momoa, Shania Twain, Catherine O’Hara, Keith Urban, Sarah McLachlan, Jann Arden, Erica Durance, and many more. Top lifestyle experts who have appeared on the show include Jamie Oliver, Dr. Oz and Daphne Oz, Anthony Bourdain, The Kitchen Cousins, John Edward, Mike Holmes, Scott McGillivray, The Property Brothers, Bryan Baeumler, and more. THE MARILYN DENIS SHOW is produced by Bell Media Production, and Michelle Crespi is Executive Producer. John Simpson is Co-Executive Producer. Nanci MacLean is Vice-President and Head, Bell Media Production. Mike Cosentino is President, Content and Programming. Randy Lennox is President, Bell Media. More information about THE MARILYN DENIS SHOW, including ticket information, can be found at, as well on social media @TheMarilynShow.

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