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Chef invents carrot bacon at CBC Food Bank Day

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Delta Grand Okanagan chef Stuart Klassen and Daybreak kitchen helper Gillianne Richards dive into two hampers from the Kelowna Food Bank to cooks up some creative creations. (Gillianne Richards/CBC)

For our special CBC Food Bank show, we challenged Delta Grand Okanagan chef Stuart Klassen to make a world class meal, Iron Chef-style from the food found in a Kelowna Food Bank hamper.

With no real meat to work with, Chef Klassen invented carrot bacon as part of the first course, whipped up something scrumptious from a box of Kraft Dinner for the main and made a lovely dessert to finish the meal.

He did it in less than 2 hours, and host Chris Walker got to taste, and judge, the results. And at the end of the segment Vernon's own Andrew Allen performs one of his most popular songs.

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