MONTREAL, Sept. 24, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Dans la rue is pleased to announce the return of De la rue aux étoiles, the event which will launch the organization's 25th anniversary celebrations. The event, sponsored by The ALDO Group, is taking place on September 26th at the Montreal Science Centre at 6 pm.

This year, the renowned hot dog will be transformed into a legendary gourmet delight. The chefs from Beatrice Ristorante, Icehouse, Café Ferreira, Taverne Gaspar, Gros Jambon Diner, Grumman'78, Vieux-Port Steakhouse and Rib 'N Reef will compete in a heated challenge to recreate the most gastronomic version of this iconic street food.

Rebecca Makonnen will be emceeing this evening of 1000 flavours. Also on stage will be our jury, including Lesley Chesterman (The Gazette), Jean-Philippe Tastet (food critic), Clarah Germain (food blogger) and Jonathan Cheung & Mark D'Aigle (owners of the Chaud Dogs food truck). The judges will grant the VIP Award, while the guests will vote on the People's Choice Award.

All funds raised will go to Dans la rue, an organization that helps youth on the streets.