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PLAID NATION can Gobble Gobble Up the Thanksgiving-in-a-Box Poutine

The Limited Time Only Fan Favourite Seasonal Poutine is Back with All the Fixings and Paired with Specialty Cranberry Ginger Ale

TORONTO (September 27, 2017) – It’s usually about time to break out the plaid coats, toques and scarves as the Fall Season gets ready to kick into high-gear, but with this unnaturally hot weather Smoke’s Poutinerie is bringing on Fall with the seasonal Thanksgiving Poutine! PLAID NATION fans will once again be treated to the ultimate jam-packed Thanksgiving-in-a-Box poutine featuring Roasted Turkey, Homemade Savory Stuffing, Baby Green Peas, and of course Cranberry Sauce on top of the always delicious Traditional Poutine made up of fries, cheese curd, and piping hot gravy. This year, Smoke’s Poutinerie is also rolling out the perfectly paired turkey lovers drink with the holiday favourite, Canada Dry Cranberry Ginger Ale.

Smoke himself has declared Fall the season of poutine, and with that declaration, he has instructed that this limited time offer be available until October 15, 2017 so that PLAID NATION can continue eating their fan-favourite while also celebrating the 8th Annual World Poutine Eating Championship (#WPEC2017) that will take place on October 14.

“Our instructions from Smoke are very clear and the Poutine-Mastermind has given us all the ingredients to create the greatest Thanksgiving meal of all-time!” said Ryan Smolkin, CEO (Chief Entertainment Officer) of Smoke’s Poutinerie. “Can’t do family dinner this year? We want all poutine lovers to satisfy their cravings for a homemade turkey dinner and have everyone loosening their belt a few notches with fully satisfied stomachs.”

Coming off of the wildly successful introduction of Smoke’s Poutinerie international flavor Poutine, the Thanksgiving-in-a-Box and Cranberry Ginger Ale combo will electrify taste buds – this pairing kicks off on Monday, September 18th, 2017 at outlets across Canada. The release has also sparked the question and social media contest, ‘What Are You Thankful For?’, where fans can win awesome daily prizes by sending their answers through social media for a chance to WIN PLAID-IFIED and COZY Fall Items!

About Smoke’s Poutinerie

Founded in 2009 by creative genius Ryan Smolkin, Smoke’s Poutinerie is the World’s Largest and Original Poutinerie. Representing 80’s Canadiana culture, known for the signature lumberjack plaid, and glam rock music, Smoke’s Poutinerie serves over 30 varieties of its famous poutine. With 150-plus locations in Canada, and 50 more open and in development in the United States, the brand is on course for “GLOBAL DOMINATION!

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