TORONTO, Nov. 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

This document corrects and replaces the press release that was sent November 19th at 13:18 ET.

Sunwing is excited to announce it is partnering with Food Network Canada Celebrity Chef Lynn Crawford for the third consecutive year. Customers on board Sunwing Airlines can now enjoy a new and improved Sunwing Café menu. Available on all flights, the updated menu features two new dishes inspired by Chef Lynn including the Tex Mex Grilled Chicken Wrap, filled with delicious grilled chicken breast, chipotle mayonnaise, guacamole, lettuce, corn and black bean salsa and shredded cheddar cheese wrapped in a soft tortilla. Also new is Chef Lynn’s famous Mac & Cheese made with aged white cheddar and the delicious flavours of shallots, thyme and Dijon Mustard.

To celebrate the continuation of the partnership and new Sunwing Café menu, Sunwing is launching the new Foodies Take Flight contest in collaboration with Food Network Canada, where participants can enter for the chance to win a trip for two to Mexico to meet and cook with Chef Lynn.

Starting November 19, 2018 participants can enter the Foodies Take Flight contest to win an all inclusive vacation for two to Royalton Riviera Cancun Resort and Spa. To enter, participants must submit a selfie with a caption mentioning their favourite meal. The grand prize winner will then jet off to Rivera Maya * on board Sunwing Airlines to meet Chef Lynn at Royalton Riviera Cancun and cook delicious Mexican dishes together. When they’re not cooking up a storm, the winner and their guest can enjoy the luxurious amenities and elegant facilities around the resort including unlimited à la carte dining at the property’s ten restaurants. The contest ends on December 16, 2018 and the winner will be contacted soon after.

All Sunwing packages include return flights on Sunwing Airlines where passengers can sit back and relax while on board, with award-winning inflight service, complimentary non-alcoholic beverage service and buy on board selection of light meals and snacks with choices inspired by Food Network Canada Celebrity Chef, Lynn Crawford. Passengers also benefit from a generous complimentary 23kg checked luggage allowance. Ten adults travelling together can receive special prices, added values and reduced deposits. For more information on group vacations click here.

*Chosen winner must be available for travel between specific dates set out in the terms and conditions.

About Sunwing

The largest integrated travel company in North America, Sunwing has more flights to the south than any other leisure carrier with convenient direct service from over 33 airports across Canada to over 45 popular sun destinations. This scale enables Sunwing to negotiate the best deals and exclusive offers at all of the top-rated resorts across the Caribbean, Mexico, and Central America. Renowned for its award-winning service, Sunwing is consistently voted the top leisure airline by travel agents and is the perennial winner of the Consumer Choice Award. Customers can look forward to starting their vacation off in style with award-winning inflight service, which features a complimentary glass of sparkling wine*, tea and coffee and non-alcoholic beverage service; together with a buy on board menu of light meals and snacks (including kids’ choices) inspired by Food Network Canada Celebrity Chef, Lynn Crawford. Sunwing customers also benefit from the assistance of the company’s own knowledgeable destination representatives, who greet them upon arrival and support them throughout their vacation journey.

For all media enquires, please contact:

Rachel Goldrick
Senior Corporate Communications Manager
Sunwing Vacations
1-800-387-5602 | media@sunwing.ca    

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