Ontario Beef BBQ Battle – Raising the Steaks
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It began with the best of the burgers. Grew to encompass killer kabobs. Now it’s back with the greatest of grilling challenges.

The Ontario Beef BBQ Battle has returned – and this time we’re taking it to the next level with the unrivaled taste of steak.

Just as there are many captivating cuts to choose from, there are countless ways to prepare your steak. To ‘Raise The Steaks’, we’ve challenged our seasoned steak lovers to make our mouths water by using an exciting and unexpected method to cook their favourite Ontario beef steak – raised right here by local farmers on family farms.

Once again, Andrew Gunadie (aka “Gunnarolla”) will be your host and give you a behind the scenes peek at how our chefs rose to this tasty challenge.

Looking to try new and exciting ways to enjoy your Ontario beef steak? Scroll down for your chance to WIN* an Ontario Beef BBQ Battle prize pack – including 2 Ontario beef steaks, Ontario Beef Apron, BBQ Flipper and more!


Seared Beef Tenderloin with Miso Chive Butter

Fired up to try something new? Watch as Paul Lillakas transforms a humble log into a sizzling burner and uses his trusty cast-iron skillet to prepare an Ontario beef tenderloin medallion with a rich, smoky flavour.

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Charcoal Grill

BBQ Chateaubriand

Take your time to enjoy Kara Quigley’s contribution. Slowly smoked over a charcoal grill, the tenderest part of an Ontario beef tenderloin is then quick seared and served with an irresistible cowboy butter.

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Carne Asada Flank Steak with Street Corn Salad

Up for a tasty trip? Paula Stachyr marinates her Ontario beef flank steak in a flavourful mixture of Mexican seasonings before grilling it to smoky perfection on her smoker and serving it with a zesty Street Corn Salsa.

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Ontario Beef BBQ Battle Prize Pack

Wondering which of our challengers’ cooking methods are a match for you? Take our Raising The Steaks Quiz to find out which one best suits your personality – you could WIN* some great Ontario Beef swag!

The Ontario Beef BBQ Battle Prize Pack includes:

Ontario Beef Steaks
Ontario Beef Apron
Basting Brush
Meat Thermometer
BBQ Flipper


*NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Subject to Official Rules. Open to legal residents of the Province of Ontario who are of the age of majority. Contest closes at 11:59:59 a.m. EDT on August 17, 2023.

Beef strips on a cutting board
Ground Beef with cutting board and pepper mill.
Spatula with Ontario Beef logo. Garlic in a bowl
Beef strips with ground beef, green onions and a number of sauces in bowls.
hamburger in a frypan.
Eggs with lettuce, onions, olive oil and ground beef
A number of condiments on a slate slab.
Bacon and burger buns with condiments.

About Us

Great taste is closer than you think.

Wholesome and delicious, Ontario beef is great on its own or as part of your favourite recipe. Raised locally on family farms, Ontario beef farmers are proud advocates for the environment and leaders in sustainable agriculture.

Explore our site to learn where you can purchase Ontario beef along with detailed nutritional information and delicious, seasonal recipes. And don’t forget to ask for Ontario beef at your local meat counter or butcher – it’s always important to support local businesses when possible.