Food and Flavour Trends
May 10 2017 - Taco Bell targets millennials with cerveza and new-look restaurants
The Mexican-inspired fast food chain wants to open more than 600 new locations in Canada.
May 10 2017 - Quebecers want a wider choice of wine in restaurants
Seven in ten Quebec residents think restaurateurs should have the right to import wine and sell it directly to consumers.
April 27 2017 - Calgary restaurants urged to divert food waste away from landfill
All foodservice operations in Calgary will be forced to keep food and yard waste separate from regular garbage destined for landfill from November.
April 21 2017 - What’s Coming to Your Restaurant Kitchen in 2017?
Dana McCauley, Executive Director at Food Starter shares her future food trend predictions and how chefs can harness them for further staying power.
April 13 2017 - Restaurants industry welcomes New Canada Free Trade Agreement
The new agreement has a broader remit but beer, wine and spirits remain excluded.
March 14 2017 - Canadian restaurants need to combat appeal of home dining in 2017
Restaurant prices rose 2.3 per cent in December while grocery prices dropped 2.8 per cent.
March 10 2017 - Canadian chefs rate 2017’s hottest food trends
March 06 2017 - Why chefs need to think nose-to-tail to minimize food waste
In Canada, more than 40 per cent of food losses occur at retail and consumer levels, and in Toronto, single-family households discard about 275 kilos of food waste each year.
March 03 2017 - Restaurant staff urged to share special moments for Canada 150
Owners, employees and customers of Canadian restaurants have all been invited to recount their favourite restaurant moment online as part of a new campaign.
February 24 2017 - Hawksworth Scholarship begins the hunt for Canada’s best young chefs
Up to $10,000 and a placement at one of the world's best restaurants is the grand prize of this year's Hawksworth Young Chef Scholarship competition.
February 22 2017 - Drinking straws dumped in Tofino after community drive
Do we really need drinking straws? That’s the question being asked by Tofino-based restaurants and their answer is an emphatic ‘no’.
February 22 2017 - Air Canada refreshes in-flight menu and wine list for 80th birthday
From April, Air Canada will offer a new menu from David Hawksworth, complimented by a wine list devised by Véronique Rivest.
February 14 2017 - Nova Scotia restaurants will benefit from liquor serving change
Restaurant guests in Nova Scotia can now order up to two alcoholic drinks without ordering food.
February 10 2017 - Why are chefs stepping out of the kitchen?
Nick Saul, President, Co-Founder and CEO of Community Food Centres Canada knows why they’re hanging their aprons.
February 02 2017 - McCormick & Company Named 14th Most Sustainable Corporation
McCormick & Company Named 14th Most Sustainable Corporation and No. 1 in Food Products Industry by Corporate Knights