{Giveaway} Advance screening passes for The Founder (Jan 18) {CLOSED}

I’m thrilled to be giving away 2 passes to the advance screening for The Founder (January 18) to one lucky winner!

The Founder tells the true story about the founder of McDonald’s – Ray Croc, and how McDonald’s became a multi-million-dollar franchise. This film is especially great for all food lovers and entrepreneurs looking to get some inspiration from this intriguing story!

Cast Starring: Michael Keaton, Nick Offerman, Laura Dern, and John Carroll Lynch

Director: John Lee Hancock

Synopsis: Directed by John Lee Hancock (SAVING MR. BANKS), THE FOUNDER features the true story of how Ray Kroc (Michael Keaton), a struggling salesman from Illinois, met Mac and Dick McDonald, who were running a burger operation in 1950s Southern California. Kroc was impressed by the brothers’ speedy system of making the food and saw franchise potential. Writer Robert Siegel (THE WRESTLER) details how Kroc maneuvered himself into a position to be able to pull the company from the brothers and create a billion-dollar empire. The film also stars Laura Dern as Ray Kroc’s first wife Ethel; John Carroll Lynch as Mac McDonald and Nick Offerman as Dick McDonald.




Date: Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Varsity Theatre (55 Bloor Street W, Toronto, ON M4W 1A5)
Website: The Founder


  • 2 passes to the advance screening
  • Please note, seating is on a first come, first serve basis. We suggest arriving early to reserve your seats, as all advance screenings are overbooked to ensure capacity.
  • This film will open in theatres across Canada on January 20th, but we hope you’ll be able to join us for this special sneak peek!

To enteryou must (1) follow me on Twitter (@foodinthecityTO) and (2) tweet the following message:

I’ve entered to win 2 passes to the advance screening for @thefounderfilm from @foodinthecityTO You can too! https://wp.me/p7VHwg-2ya

  • Contest closes Wednesday January 11, 2016 5:00 PM EST 
  • Winner will be randomly selected via random.org and announced on my blog on Thursday January 12, 2016
  • Passes will be emailed to the winner. 
  • For Ontario Residents only
  • You may tweet once a day throughout the duration of the contest
  • Re-tweeting does not count as a valid entry 
  • Winner will be selected via https://www.random.org/
  • Twitter Entries are tracked by the @foodinthecityTO tag, if you do not see your entry in the stream, there is no valid entry from you. Please READ HERE as to why tweets are not showing 

*Update: January 12, 2017*

Congratulations @beaches182! You are the lucky winner to the 2 passes to the advance screening to The Founder Film on Jan 18.

Thank you to all those that entered this contest. There were a total of 21 valid entries. Entries were tracked in chronological order on Twitter. I received email notifications every time an entry was made & recorded the time entry was received. I ensured the tweets were only submitted once per day per twitter handle. I also ensured those who entered were following me on twitter. The winner was selected randomly using the “True Random Number Generator” via Random.org.

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