‘Poutine Express’ comes to Kelowna Tuesday, Aug. 4

At every tour destination, the public is invited for free poutine and to qualify for the poutine eating national finals.

The 2015 Poutine Gravy Train Tour will make a stop in Kelowna on Tuesday, from noon to 1:30 p.m.

The promotion will include free poutine and a poutine speed eating competition at the downtown Kelowna location on Bernard Avenue of Smoke’s Poutinerie.

Participants can clock  their best poutine eating time for the chance to win an all-expense paid trip to compete in the 6th annual World Poutine Eating Championship to be held in Toronto on Oct. 3, 2015.

The current record to beat is 20.13 seconds achieved on July 25 in Sault Ste. Marie.

Poutine eating champion Tim “Gravy” Brown and “Mark the Knife” will demonstrate how to make the perfect poutine.

The Poutine tour started in Nova Scotia on July 13 will stop in 18 cities before concluding in Vancouver on Aug. 6.

At every tour destination, the public is invited for free poutine and to qualify for the poutine eating national finals.