Attention Local Chefs - Show Off Your Best Slider!

Win our local slider challenge with your special blend of proteins and spices or deluxe toppings....or are meatballs, pulled pork or the ultimate falafel more your thing! 

Show us your best slider for a chance to be crowned Top Chef at the Fonthill Lions inaugural SLIDERFEST barbeque competition.

Five local restaurants will be showcased as we host an outdoor fundraising party at our G. L. Klager Park located in a 7.5 acre ravine setting right in the heart of Fonthill.

Visitors from Niagara and beyond will be joining us to relax to the soulful sounds of live Blues in the park while they savour the tastes created by our featured Chefs.

Save the Date!


All proceeds will support Fonthill Lions Club's community projects including contributing towards 'Lions Lift' (Elevator) at the Pelham Community Centre

Slider Competition Entry Details:

  • Interested local restaurants are asked to submit a slider idea keeping in mind you will be required to serve 300 sliders at SLIDERFEST (Chefs will have the opportunity to modify or simplify their submitted slider idea prior to the event with approval from the Lions)
  • $450 ingredient allowance for participating Chefs
  • Deadline for submissions July 11
  • Lions will select five chefs from interested restaurants based on their slider idea
  • Winners will be notified by July 15

Promotion Opportunity includes:

•Participating restaurant logos on punch card tickets

•Logos on posters and all printed material to be distributed around the region

•Brand mentions in all digital promotion –,,

•Brand mentions in social media

•Brand mentions on any radio promotion

•Winner announced in Press Release to Niagara media to promote your restaurant