Club House® Announces The Great Thanksgiving Debate

With Sarah PavanClub House will ask Canadians about Thanksgiving food and language preferences hotly debated in seasonal Majority Rules showdown

LONDON, ON, September 26, 2022 /CNW/ – As the holidays approach, Club House is asking foodies nationally and provincially to vote on long-contested food and language preferences for Thanksgiving. In partnership with Ontario native Sarah PavanBeach volleyball Olympian and world champion, Club House will find out which versions of classic seasonal dishes, terms and habits are winning the hearts and minds of Canadians.

“The Great Canadian Thanksgiving Debate celebrates the diverse tastes of Canadians from coast to coast,” said Trevor SquiresCountry Director, McCormick & Company, Canada. “When it comes to contesting the best ingredients, recipes and holiday preferences, who better to spice up the debate than Club House?”

The brand selected the nation’s best Thanksgiving recipes and preferences to compete against. Highlighted debate questions include:

  • Cranberry Jelly vs Cooked Whole Cranberry Sauce
  • Butter Tartlets with Raisins vs. Butter tarts without raisins
  • Turkey sandwich with cranberry sauce vs. turkey sandwich without cranberry sauce
  • The term “stuffing” versus the term “seasoning”
  • Lumpy mashed potatoes vs smooth mashed potatoes
  • Mixed Thanksgiving Dishes on the Plate vs. Each Thanksgiving Dishes Tasted Separately
  • Turkey as a main dish against ham as a main dish against a vegetarian dish

“I love a good competition on or off the court, so I’m excited to debate – and eat – Thanksgiving classics with Club House,” said Sarah Pavan. “It’s great to represent the Canadiens again! »

As part of this campaign, Club House is donating two meals* to Food Banks Canada on behalf of the first 2,000 Canadians to vote in the great Club House Thanksgiving Debate. This contribution, which expands a partnership with Food Banks Canada that began in 2015, aims to address food insecurity in Canada. It supports more than 4,750 food banks and agencies from coast to coast.

Canadians are invited to vote for their favorites and see the results live between September 26 and October 2, 2022, at** or on the Club House Flavor Maker app, free on iOS and Android. There, visitors can also find iconic Club House recipes for disputed dishes and more information about the Great Canadian Thanksgiving Debate. Fans can also join the party on social media by following @ClubHouseSpices on Facebook and @ClubHouseCanada on Instagram.

Media Note: High resolution images are available for download at this link.

* The Club House contribution of two meals to the name of the first 2,000 votes in the Great Club House Debate is based on Food Banks Canada’s meal measurement $1=2 meals.

**Official investigation conducted by Maru Blue, a global leader in customer experience and analytics software and consulting services. The results will be published on October 3, 2022.

About the Club House®

Club House traces its roots to 1883, where it first operated in London, Ontarioand it’s today from Canada leading flavor brand. For more than 135 years, Club House has been bringing flavor to Canadian meals with spices, herbs, seasoning blends, extracts, food colours, sauce mixes and other great-tasting products available at retail and catering businesses. Visit for more information and recipes.

Club House is a McCormick & Company (MKC) brand. With over $6 billion in annual sales in 170 countries and territories, McCormick is a global flavor leader. Founded in 1889 and based in Hunt Valley, Maryland, USA, McCormick is guided by our principles and committed to our purpose – to stand together for the future of flavor. McCormick envisions A World United by Flavor where healthy, sustainable and delicious go hand in hand. To learn more, visit or follow McCormick on TwitterInstagram and LinkedIn.

About Food Banks Canada

Food Banks Canada provides national leadership to relieve hunger today and prevent hunger tomorrow in collaboration with the network of food banks from coast to coast. For 40 years, food banks have been dedicated to helping Canadians living with food insecurity. More than 4,750 food banks and community organizations come together to serve our most vulnerable neighbors who, last year, made 1.3 million visits to these organizations in a single month, according to our HungerCount report. Over the past 10 years, as a system, we have purchased and shared over 1.4 billion pounds of food and Food Banks Canada has shared nearly $168 million in funding to help maximize collective impact and build local capacity – while advocating to reduce the need for food banks. Our vision is clear: to create a Canada where no one is hungry. Visit to learn more.

SOURCE Club House

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