Top Chef Canada, SpongeTowels & a $250 Giveaway!


Three Cheese Chile Relleno with Pico de Gallo, Fresh Ricotta Tortellini with Summer Truffle, Coconut Tapioca, Fruits & Coconut Macadamia Crumble.  Oh my goodness!  Is your mouth watering yet?  All three are Top Chef Canada inspired dishes that will leave you begging for more!  Yes my friends, Top Chef Canada! It’s back and the 4th season is better then ever.  Are you like me and think you can whip up a mean dish in the kitchen?  That is until you watch the likes of the contestants on Top Chef Canada.  These people can cook!  It’s inspiring!  Fourteen incredible Canadian Chefs are competing to win the coveted title of Canada¹s Top Chef and a $100,000 cash prize provided by SpongeTowels! 


Each week, the talented chefs will face off in a series of gruelling challenges to prove their culinary skills under the watchful eye of Head Chef Mark McEwan.

I often feel like I’m sweating right along with them as they are tasked with some incredible challenges!  Thanks to twitter, you can immerse yourself in the action, and tweet as the show is live.  Or you can really get in on the action by casting your vote in the weekly elimination challenge at  One lucky viewer will win one of two ultimate prizes ­of a Top Chef-inspired dinner prepared at your home, complete with a full clean up by the SpongeTowels cleaning crew!  How much fun would that be?  Hmm who would you invite to dinner?



This year Top Chef Canada features the Messy Moments campaign, where you can see the SpongeTowels in action. Just like these chefs, you can count on SpongeTowels, with their unique and super absorbent Sponge Pockets, to tackle your messy moments because nothing absorbs like SpongeTowels!


Giveaway Time!  Whipping up something spectacular in the kitchen, getting your own Top Chef on, can get messy!  This great giveaway allows you to put your culinary creativity to the test with the ultimate home kitchen gift basket from SpongeTowels.  Find SpongeTowels on Facebook here.


The contents of the basket include a variety of kitchen utensils to help you cook up a storm, and a year supply of SpongeTowels paper towels ­ with their unique and super absorbent Sponge Pockets, these paper towels can tackle any mess so be as daring as you want!  The value of this giveaway is a whopping $250.00! 

Please enter using the Rafflecopter form below.  Open to Canada only, excluding Quebec.  Closes April 22nd.  Good luck and happy cooking!

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  1. tanyab79 says:

    Sauces or really gross (cat puck).

  2. Joanne Saunders says:

    With me, it’s always coffee.

  3. My cats leave me the gift of hairballs… that’s always a pleasure :/

  4. Baby puree and cereals mess are in need of the SpongeTowels.

  5. Lillian Brown says:

    toothpaste in bathroom sink

  6. Carey Hurst says:

    Anything to do with my toddler. He somehow gets so messy in sec with nothing in his hands lol. Thank you so much for chance.

  7. Doris H. says:

    For me it was the mud on the floor when my dog came in from outside; he had stepped in a mud pile. What a mess! Thank goodness for SpongeTowels!!!

  8. Liked on FB!

  9. Doris H. says:

    Liked on FB !

  10. Angela Mitchell says:

    I use paper towels mostly for dog puke, baby puke and messes and cleaning windows:)

  11. Carey Hurst says:

    Liked on facebook

  12. Carey Hurst says:

    Shared on Facebook

  13. Karlene says:

    Those flow overs from forgetting to put the cover on the blender

  14. Angela Mitchell says:

    I liked on Facebook as Angela Mitchell

  15. Angela Mitchell says:

    Shared on Facebook as Angela Mitchell

  16. Natalie C says:

    Kids are always spilling their chocolate milk all over the kitchen, ughh!!

  17. Diane Morgan says:

    Pizza sauce

  18. Usually to clean up our 6 month old, especially after feedings!


    I am always cleaning spilled milk from my granddaughter! 🙂

  20. jessica s says:

    I have a one year old.. need I say more? 🙂 paper towels are a must in this household!

  21. I spill everything but I must say, I reach for the Sponge Towels for spills on the stovetopl

  22. Reminds me of the time my daughter whipped up a chocolate frosting mix in the blender and forgot to put the lid on it. Coulda used SpongeTowels that day.

  23. jessica s says:

    liked the status on fb 🙂

  24. Shared and liked on facebook, thanks!

  25. jessica s says:

    shared on fb 🙂

  26. Natalie C says:

    Liked on FB!

  27. I have a 3yr old so I deal with spills on a daily particular chocolate milk!

  28. BlessedTA says:

    Apple juice

  29. I shared on facebook.

  30. everything and anything!

  31. Would love this to share with my daughter 🙂

  32. Sarah C says:

    Love top chef Canada 🙂

  33. I am messy in the kitchen. I always seem to get water all over the place. So that is what I am cleaning up 🙂

  34. spaghetti sauce

  35. Treen Goodwin says:

    Dirty mucky Paw prints and coffee spills

  36. Christy says:

    cleaned my grill with sponge towel paper towel last night

  37. Treen Goodwin says:

    Liked and shared on Facebook :0

  38. Liked on Facebook+ Londia Berk

  39. I’m always spilling my coffee first thing in the morning!

  40. Christy says:

    I shared, liked and tweeted.

  41. lisa bolduc says:

    baby puke ! LOL

  42. I HAVE AN OLD CAT – I will say no more.

  43. I’m the worst for ‘accidentally’ kicking the dog’s water bowl all over the place. It happens at least once a week. You’d think I knew where I was walking by now, but sadly no.

  44. Louise Gilbert says:

    my grand daughter spilled her juice

  45. lisa bolduc says:
  46. Liked on FB!

  47. when the pot over-boils!

  48. Adina H. says:

    Gross, but…. Cat vomit and hair balls.

  49. KittyPride says:

    General daily spills, tea, coffee, juice and cleaning up the top of the stove 😀

  50. Brenda Witherspoon-Bedard says:

    made chili last night and it was pretty messy

  51. Brenda Witherspoon-Bedard says:

    liked on fb

  52. Sabrina Tong says:

    Yogurt. Yogurt, yogurt everywhere.

  53. Andria CM says:

    Kitty fur balls

  54. Anna Johnson says:

    My sons and their spills and dog messes

  55. Jenness M says:

    My kids spill their drinks a lot.

  56. I dropped a bottle of maple syrup on the floor (getting it out of the fridge).. what a crazy mess.. Bounty paper towels to the rescue

  57. Debbie C says:

    I need something handy when I spill the juice out of the pickled beets on my white counter.

  58. kelly young says:

    my puppy pee

  59. RANDI COOK says:

    Mustard that missed the burger and landed on the counter!

  60. RANDI COOK says:

    Liked on Facebook!

  61. the spilling of a whole cup of tea as it was too hot and then it went down 🙁

  62. tea, it’s always tea …

  63. liked the post and a great one it is

  64. Liked & Shared

  65. Should have said Liked for my last comment and Shared just for this one – UGH – didn’t figure that out until I got to the next step – gotta love Rafflecopter 🙂

  66. Colleen K says:


  67. Lisa English says:

    potato water mess

  68. stephen gordon says:

    Liked and shared thanks for the chance. Cheers awesome fab great.

  69. phyllis says:

    Has to be coffe andcoffee grounds. Maybe I should stop drinking coffee 🙂

  70. Jo-Anne McCullough says:

    I use these at work because I am always spilling water or coffee on my desk. No need to work with wet papers!

  71. Shelley Hickey says:

    This week it was dog vomit 🙁

  72. Usually coffee spills or anything that I have cooked that has spilled onto the top of the stove

  73. Lisa Briones says:

    I have 2 messy kids & a potty training toddler 🙂

  74. My daughter is a pro at spilling whatever she is drinking! milk, juice and everything else.

  75. Cynthia Joncas says:

    Eating lasagna for supper is always messy and could use a bounty.

  76. Steve Shanks says:

    I use them in my truck to clean up various messes like spills and bird poop

  77. Linda Klages says:

    Grandchild spilling Danone

  78. Judy C (Judy Cowan) says:

    Most recently it was a glass of tomato juice that got knocked over.

  79. Judy C (Judy Cowan) says:

    liked & shared on Facebook as Judy Cowan

  80. Karry Knisley says:

    Coffee spills at work!

  81. Wendy hutton says:

    last night had me reaching for paper towels when I spilled a can of pineapple, real sticky mess

  82. Mine are the coffee disasters that sometimes take place when I’m racing to get ready for work!

  83. My 5 month old has been spitting up lots lately. We are constantly running for the paper towels to wipe/wash the floor!

  84. Sunshine G says:

    The amount of milk and juice that gets knocked off the table around here boggles the mind…

  85. Pamela Fontaine says:

    I’m married to Mr. Spilly-Pants… so I’m constantly wiping up spilled sauces, beverages and other miscellaneous foods!

  86. debbie f says:

    This morning I needed sponge towels to clean up the raw egg that ended up on the floor. what a slimy mess.

  87. I use Sponge Towels to wipe up messes in the garage.

  88. I use them for anything & everything.

  89. Francine says:

    Sponge Towels are my go-to brand – great for that coffee cup that lands on its’ side!

  90. Melissa ferguson says:

    Everything from cleaning and my 3 kids , to coffee spills …

  91. Marilyn Legault says:

    raw salmon

  92. Marilyn Legault says:

    liked and shared on facebook

  93. Melinda L. says:

    Spilt some milk while baking something

  94. Anne Taylor says:

    unfortunately, its cat vomit 🙁

  95. Melissa M says:

    I reach for the sponge towels for juice spills and sticky hands!

  96. Jenny Major says:

    cereal bowl spill

  97. Cat throw up!!

  98. Cleaned spill off floor

  99. Janie N @copperjane says:

    Butter, I wipe out the margarine dish before washing it for recycling. It makes it so much easier to wipe & wash than gross butter in the dishwater

  100. liked on Facebook Janie Nowo..

  101. Jennifer P. says:

    Milk. Between my two little ones, at least one cup gets spilled a day!

  102. I get a lot of Jam and peanut butter spills on our table and kitchen counter.

  103. Suzanne G says:

    When grandkids spill their juice I reach for Sponge Towels.

  104. Suzanne G says:

    Shared on FB

  105. Suzanne G says:

    Liked on FB

  106. Brenda Penton says:


  107. Bridget says:

    My kids+ milk= sponge towels please!

  108. Karla Sceviour says:

    my hubby wasted orange pop all over the floor,,yeah,,it wasn`t nice,,I reached for the spongetowels right away!

  109. Brenda Penton says:

    I liked the FB Post

  110. Brenda Penton says:

    Shared the FB Post

  111. Karla Sceviour says:

    I liked & shared the giveaway post on facebook

  112. When my grandsons visit, they always look forward to ice cream treats that they dont get at home….I love to see the excitement on their faces and I love to have the Sponge Towels close by to clean up the aftermath 🙂

  113. ginette4 says:

    I spilt a blender full of pancake mix, what a mess

  114. ginette4 says:
  115. Lee-Ann says:

    Today it was hot chocolate all over the cedar chest in my front hall.

  116. Glogirl says:

    Milk spilt on the table.

  117. Egg! That is the worst! I always have to use papertowels since it is easier to keep it from rolling around.

  118. “liked” on FB!

  119. Berry juices that really stain.

  120. I always reach for Spongetowels when gravy splashes onto the stovetop

  121. kathryn says:

    Vitamin e oil sticks everywhere yuck!

  122. Danielle Watson says:

    When I had to clean up a big spill from the kids, flooding the bathroom or spill a whole jug of milk, or even when they decide to do art on the walls

  123. Coffee! My coffee pot is not the best. :/

  124. Sarah Miller says:

    someone in my home still can’t manage to open a bag of milk with out spilling it lol!

  125. eggs are nasty and when the kids attempt to cook 🙁

  126. MrDisco says:

    bacon grease splatter!

  127. Tiesha D says:

    Raw eggs on the kitchen counter

  128. Carol M (Lushka S) says:

    Spilled some mustard on the floor today

  129. louise l says:

    I use Spongetowels for my everyday messes.

  130. Linda Michaud says:

    I have 3 animals so accidents happen also use it when i make a mess from cooking on the floor.

  131. Pat Drouillard says:

    I was frying up hamburger and draining the grease and it spilled what a mess, loved the towels helped absorbed it all up.

  132. Silvia D says:

    Used it for BBQ sauce all over the BBQ front today!

  133. Wendy Arnott says:

    I reach for the Spongetowels when the kitty comes in and treks through the kitchen, leaving cute muddy footprints from the door to his dishes and beyond. If I can, I grab one before I let him in and rub him down, wiping as many paws as he will allow.

  134. Heidi C. says:

    It is usually some form of liquid – milk, juice, pop, etc!

  135. Heidi C. says:

    Liked and shared on FB – Heidi Carlson-Reid.

  136. pet accidents

  137. Love you site

  138. I use them to wash the dishes. No more stinky dishcloths here!

  139. It is almost always dog related…poop skid on the floor, mess at the water, mud on the paws.

  140. nicolthepickle says:

    My dd spilled water all over a stack of papers. It was a big mess.

  141. nicolthepickle says:

    Liked on fb as Nicole Graham.

  142. nicolthepickle says:

    Shared on facebook as Nicole Graham.

  143. Cindy B. says:

    Every meal my almost two year old daughter sits down to ends up in a mess!!

  144. Cindy B. says:

    Liked your Facebook post

  145. Cindy B. says:
  146. shannon gowlett says:

    for juice spills in my fridge

  147. Melinda L. says:

    Shared on FB

  148. Melinda L. says:

    Liked on FB

  149. Terri Baker says:

    A big glass of juice

  150. Terri Baker says:

    Liked and shared on FB

  151. Coffee spills for me!

  152. Liked on FB!

  153. amy cantin says:

    Red wine….we bottle our own wine and always have spills!

  154. amy cantin says:

    Liked on Facebook…Hamilton beach pizza maker! That looks so cool!!!!

  155. Paula H says:

    Just this morning my toddler dumped his cereal All over the table and floor!
    Would have been a perfect mess for sponge towels!!

  156. michelle tremblett says:

    I am forever wiping up spilled milk and cereal. thanks kids haha

  157. michelle tremblett says:

    Liked and shared on facebook 🙂

  158. angela m says:

    milk or juice from my younger daughter

  159. angela m says:
  160. angela m says:

    Liked on facebook
    angela marriott

  161. victoria k says:

    We had spilled smoothie on the ground…

  162. I spill my coffee pretty much daily :))

  163. Usually cleaning up water or mud from the dog

  164. Lori Bazan says:

    I love my granite kitchen counters but they show crumbs, spills so easily that Bounty is a must have for me each day to keep my counters gleaming!

  165. The latest spill was kool-aid all over the entire dining room – yikes!

  166. ginette4 says:
  167. mongupp (@mongupp) says:

    Apple juice

  168. Natalie says:

    One of my cats likes to play in their water dishes – he sticks his paw right in there and splashes water all over the place. SpongeTowels to the rescue!

  169. Usually when I’m baking and decorating cakes – icing seems to get EVERYWHERE. And when I make fondant???? sheesh, everything is sticky!!!

  170. lisa bolduc says:
  171. Lynda Cook says:

    I’m always reaching for the spongetowels cleaning up after the hubby, boy does he leave a mess, I think he’s worse than the kids, and I love the towels for cleaning up a dropped egg nothing is worse then that, but the sponge towel takes care of it nicely

  172. Lynda Cook says:

    Liked, shared, and commented on facebook!!

  173. Amy Brown says:

    Yesterday I took something out of the fridge and accidentally dropped a container of tzatziki on the floor (what a shame!)

  174. Darlene Schuller says:

    This morning! The husband unit seemed to miss his coffee cup this morning w/all 3 ingredients.. coffee/cream/sugar… .. that combination is a bugger to get off when left.

  175. ivy pluchinsky says:

    spilt milk from a 4 year old

  176. ivy pluchinsky says:

    liked on fb under ivy lynn

  177. Wendy Arnott says:

    Liked, April 7th..

  178. Must haves in Grandma’s kitchen!

  179. Oh my gosh, with 3 little kids its anything! just today I was changing one kid, while the other dumped a whole yogurt container on the table. LOL yes paper towels are handy!

  180. Julie Bolduc says:

    The mess on the stove after dinner

  181. Maggie C says:

    My pot of coffee!!

  182. Maggie C says:
  183. Elaine Laforge says:

    Coffee spills are common in our house !

  184. Elaine Laforge says:

    liked on Facebook

  185. Elaine Laforge says:

    shared on Facebook

  186. Lynn clayton says:

    My son spilled chocolate milk all over the hardwood floor

  187. As my granddaughter likes to say, accidents happen but it’s okay!

  188. Debbie S. says:

    I’m always wiping doggy nose prints off the window and coffee spills on the table and cupboards!

  189. Milk. Always the spilled milk. Daily.

  190. spilled milk from the kids!

  191. Debbie S. says:

    liked and shared on facebook!

  192. Nancy J Montgomery says:

    Coffee – visitors are often spilling their coffee.

  193. Nancy J Montgomery says:

    Shared on Facebook.

  194. Nancy J Montgomery says:

    I liked your Facebook post.

  195. Jessica W. says:

    Red wines messes!

  196. my daughter is always spilling something. Tonight it was her milk

  197. Belinda McNabb says:

    Spilled gravy last night

  198. Belinda McNabb says:

    shared on facebook

  199. Belinda McNabb says:

    liked on facebook

  200. STACEY DEMPSEY says:

    My son has a bad habit of spilling juice everywhere and we usually have cranberry juice in the fridge so it is red so you have to get to it right away , and i have a bad habit if knocking things over so I can create my own messes too

  201. STACEY DEMPSEY says:

    I shared your facebook post

  202. STACEY DEMPSEY says:

    I liked your facebook post as well

  203. A broken egg was my last spill! Could have used these for sure 🙂

  204. Cindy B. says:
  205. Every morning my kids make absolute disaster of my kitchen when they have breakfast before school, milk spills, oatmeal explosions in microwave, orange juice on the floor….HELP !

  206. ginette4 says:
  207. Vickie Cheung says:

    Anything and everything, I am too clumsy especially in the kitchen.
    Last night I spill stew all over the counter

  208. Pat Battles says:

    I’ve been using them to clean up paint splashes and spills as I redecorate.

  209. Kim Enos says:

    Pet messes are best cleaned up with paper towels.

  210. I have to clean up a spill almost every time my youngest son sits down to eat. Drinks, soup, gravy, ketchup…you get the idea.

  211. clean it

  212. kristen visser says:

    definitely spagetti sauce!! we are obsessed with pasta over here and when my 18 month old eats it .. oh ya it gets messy

  213. kristen visser says:

    liked on FB

  214. lisa bolduc says:
  215. Last time I used paper towels was this morning to clean up my cats puke 🙁

  216. Nichole S says:

    Hahaha with 7 kids in our family there is no way to pick what mess we grab towels for…the options are endless!

  217. I spilled apple juice all over my counter!

  218. sarah sar says:

    I am mostly cleaning up oil/grease spills and also water from the counters after doing the dishes.

  219. Last night was bacon and syrup!

  220. liked the giveaway Facebook post 🙂

  221. Liked and shared on FB post.

  222. I am wiping everything and anything — in the kitchen, in the bathroom, in the hallway. It works wonders!

  223. Liked your Giveaway announcement for another entry!

  224. ginette4 says:
  225. I need to sponge towels to wipe the drool from the food I’m making! Thx for posting the contest

  226. stacy kozier says:

    would love to win!

  227. Sticky honey

  228. Yogurt messes and spilled cereal are the things I always grab paper towels for!

  229. Jen Conlin says:

    Dirt and Mud tracked in from outside. I am a little crazy about clean floors!

  230. Florence C says:

    all messes on the kitchen counter and floor. Sauce, water, tea etc.

  231. Wayne Lecoy says:

    I am entering your giveaway.
    It would be great to win the Top Chef Canada/SpongeTowels Gift Basket.
    In response to your question of
    What kind of spill or mess has you reaching for the SpongeTowels?
    I usually reach for a paper towel to clean up spills like coffee or tea off the kitchen counter
    or to wipe off grease from the stove.
    Thank you for having this giveaway!!!!!!!!!!!

  232. Wayne Lecoy says:

    I entered your giveaway.
    It would be great to win the Top Chef Canada/SpongeTowels Gift Basket.
    I liked and shared your photo on Facebook.

  233. Michelle says:

    Cleaning up after our two bunnies and We’ll leave it at that… 🙂

  234. Cindy B. says:
  235. ginette4 says:
  236. Silvia D says:

    liked and shared

  237. Coffee grounds! I hate cleaning them up

  238. Neil Anderson says:

    dropped 2 eggs on the floor. Easy clean up

  239. I reach for paper towels when soften butter from the microwave has been spilled, towels do a great job to soak butter up.

  240. ginette4 says:
  241. Victoria Ess says:

    I’m always wiping up coffee!

  242. Andrea Lee says:

    Sauces and coffee!

  243. Andrea Lee says:

    Liked on fb

  244. ginette4 says:
  245. Coffee spills and pet messes.

  246. My 4 yr old tries to pour milk in his cereal every morning. The messes are getting smaller 🙂

  247. Spilled soup from pouring it from saucepan to bowl.

  248. Haylie Langwald says:

    Bacon grease!

  249. Haylie Langwald says:

    Liked on FB-Haylie Langwald

  250. Haylie Langwald says:


  251. Spilling coffee in the morning.

  252. cleaning up puke from cats

  253. ginette4 says:
  254. spilled fruit juice

  255. Haylie Langwald says:


  256. my co-ordination in the morning is very poor and it is always great to have sponge towels around for the spilled juice or dripped coffee.

  257. My son is constantly spilling his apple juice, so I’ve always got Spongetowels at the ready 🙂

  258. ginette4 says:
  259. Juliee Fitze says:

    Yesterday went to make eggs and changed my mind. When I was putting the eggs back the container slipped and dropped 2 eggs onto the floor.

  260. Juliee Fitze says:
  261. Juliee Fitze says:

    Liked on Facebook – Juliee Fitze

  262. Haylie Langwald says:


  263. I use them to clean up soup messes.

  264. ginette4 says:
  265. spilt my morning coffee all over my vanity drowning all my makeup. arggggg

  266. Cat puke mostly,

  267. Haylie Langwald says:


  268. I don`t know why, but I almost always spill milk. On my clothes, on the floor, everywhere

  269. Tammy Dalley says:

    Homemade pizza we had last night

  270. Tammy Dalley says:

    I shared your facebook post –Tammy Dalley!

  271. Tammy Dalley says:

    I liked your facebook post!

  272. ginette4 says:
  273. Haylie Langwald says:


  274. ginette4 says:
  275. margaux retrophiliac says:

    Usually sauces

  276. Brianne Hager says:

    I usually use paper towels for soaking up bacon and other meat grease after cooking, or to place over food in the microwave to prevent splatters. I don’t usually use them for cleaning.

  277. ginette4 says:
  278. any mess left behind
    by my grandchildren…jam spills and even broken eggs…

  279. Haylie Langwald says:


  280. “Like” your giveaway on FB – vesper meikle

  281. Shareed Giveaway announcement on FB – vesper meikle

  282. ginette4 says:
  283. Haylie Langwald says:


  284. roger simmons says:

    It’s always my daughter and she is so messy and unorganized and at almost 8 years old she is a finger food girl.

  285. Krista M says:

    Muddy pet paw prints on the kitchen floor

  286. Carley L. says:

    I reach for the SpongeTowels whenever I have a spill after trying to get homemade ice cream out of the ice cream maker.

  287. Carley L. says:
  288. I liked the post on facebook
    pam w h

  289. patty george says:

    muddy dog prints

  290. Terry Mac says:

    With kids (both young and old) messes are numerous and daily, most recent was to wipe up the liquid dropped when taking out the garbage….left a steady drip-stream from kitchen through to front door!

  291. Carley L. says:
  292. ginette4 says:
  293. Patricia S says:

    I’m constantly wiping up spills from our glass kitchen table!

  294. Cat barf-I am inundated with cat barf and hairballs-that time of years-need all the paper towels I can use…thanks for the giveaway

  295. Lisa neutel says:

    My kids spill entire jugs of juice I’m always reaching for the sponge towels

  296. Spilled oil.

  297. Teresa Valvano says:

    I have a toddler-that says it all! lol

  298. Kids and a dog will keep them busy.

  299. I am a messy cook so I would need.

  300. Marlene Unruh says:

    Pickle juice, especially beet pickles, when canning!

  301. Haylie Langwald says:


  302. Carol M (Lushka S) says:

    Liked on FB

  303. Carol M (Lushka S) says:

    Shared on FB

  304. Heidi Pawluk says:

    Lots of spills and messes from the dogs

  305. Spills in kitchen

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