Research and Statistics
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 19 2017 - How to keep your restaurant decor fresh and modern
There are many simple ways to keep your restaurant looking fresh...
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 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 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 27 2017 - Full-service restaurants for 4% sales growth in 2017
Commercial food service sales are expected to increase by 5.3 per cent this year, according to new research.
January 16 2017 - How to attract more customers to your restaurant in winter time
Everyone is watching their waistline and nursing their bank balance, but these tips will get you through the winter lull...
January 09 2017 - Which flavours will be big in Canadian restaurants in 2017?
What will the next 12 months bring in terms of new flavour and restaurant trends?
December 12 2016 - Could the Tinder of hospitality solve restaurants’ staffing struggles?
Recruiting and retaining staff is set to become the biggest challenge facing restaurant and bar owners, but could a new app be the solution?