Industry News and Events
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 21 2017 - Tech could help boost start-up restaurants
New tech solution may help new restaurants in Canada.
March 16 2017 - Science centre partners with top Canadian chef
Science centre has worked with Canadian chef to develop new eatery.
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 15 2017 - Very best of Canada’s culinary scene showcased in annual championships
The winning dish was Cha Ca La Vong - turmeric fish mosaic with dill - paired with the 2014 Gewurztraminer - an off-dry white wine
February 13 2017 - New service approach key to Nando’s expansion
The fast-casual chicken chain could open its 50th Canadian location in 2017.
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
January 26 2017 - 1,000-foot dining table coming to Ottawa to mark 150 years of Canada
Ottawa will celebrate Canada's 150th birthday with what is believed to be the longest dining table in the country.