Will Tim Hortons Newest Donut Be Inspired By Food Network Canada's Donut Showdown?

Will Tim Hortons Newest Donut Be Inspired By Food Network Canada's Donut 
Showdown? 
Donut Lovers - Tune in May 7(th) at 10pm ET/PT To Find Out 
OAKVILLE, ON, May 7, 2013 /CNW/ - Whether it is sweet or savoury, classic or 
creative, the deliciously unique donuts showcased on Food Network Canada's 
Donut Showdown are turning the iconic donut inside out. This Tuesday, May 
7(th) at 10pm ET/PT be sure to catch the Tim Hortons Challenge episode in 
which the winner of the elimination round receives $10,000 courtesy of Tim 
Hortons and the chance to have their recipe inspire the restaurant chain's 
next specialty donut. 
"Donuts have played a significant role in the foundation of Tim Hortons since 
we first opened our doors in 1964," explains Donna Finelli, Vice President 
Marketing, Food & Merchandise, Tim Hortons."As an official sponsor of Donut 
Showdown, we wanted to have some fun with our partnership, so Tim Hortons 
guests may find the winning inspired donut at their local Tim Hortons in June!" 
"Our goal is to always inspire our viewers to be as creative as possible," 
said Errol Da-Re, Senior Vice President, Sales for Shaw Media. "As we 
developed the concept for Donut Showdown, we knew that Tim Hortons could play 
an innovative role in engaging our viewers in a very tempting way." 
Donut Showdown is Food Network Canada's half-hour competition show that takes 
the donuts to epicurean heights, with three of the best donut makers from 
across North America competing in each episode for the grand prize of $10,000. 
About Tim Hortons Inc.
Tim Hortons is one of the largest publicly-traded restaurant chains in North 
America based on market capitalization, and the largest in Canada. Operating 
in the quick service segment of the restaurant industry, Tim Hortons appeals 
to a broad range of consumer tastes, with a menu that includes premium coffee, 
espresso-based hot and cold specialty drinks including lattes, cappuccinos and 
espresso shots, specialty teas, fruit smoothies, home-style soups, fresh 
Panini and classic sandwiches, wraps, hot breakfast sandwiches and fresh baked 
goods, including our trademark donuts. As of December 30th, 2012, Tim Hortons 
had 4,264 system-wide restaurants, including 3,436 in Canada, 804 in the 
United States and 24 in the Gulf Cooperation Council. More information about 
the Company is available at www.timhortons.com. Follow Tim Hortons on Twitter: 
www.twitter.com/timhortons. 
For further information or to arrange an interview, please contact: Michelle 
Robichaud robichaud_michelle@timhortons.com 905-339-5047 
SOURCE: Tim Hortons Inc. 
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ST: Ontario
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