Ontario launches Canada’s first-ever Upcycled Food Fest

Canada’s first-ever Upcycled Food Fest aims to launch a new way of reducing food waste in the country. Running through November, the Upcycled Food Fest will bring together an unprecedented group of chefs, restaurants, food and beverage companies, nutritionists, and grocery retailers. The festival aims to demonstrate how healthy, fully sustainable, and delicious meals can […]

Paul Gentile of Metro named Ontario’s Finest Butcher for 2021

Paul Gentile from Metro has claimed the title of Ontario’s Finest Butcher for 2021. Gentile, who works in Toronto as a meat specialist for Metro, came out on top in a battle of 17 of the province’s best butchers in this year’s edition of the competition held annually by Meat & Poultry Ontario. Gentile started his […]

Le Burger Week celebrates record-breaking 10th anniversary

Le Burger Week, the annual celebration of Canada’s biggest and best burgers, held its milestone 10th anniversary earlier this month, adding a second week to the event for the first time ever. From September 1-14, Le Burger Week, presented by Saputo and Sysco and delivered with DoorDash, rolled out across the nation. Fittingly, the supersize […]

Food Day Canada celebrates Canadian food workers

Canadians are ready to celebrate Food Day Canada 2021 on Saturday, July 31. Across the country, people will be sharing good food and Canada will be lit up from coast to coast for this year’s celebrations. Almost 50 buildings and icons, from Government House in St. John’s, Newfoundland, to Niagara Falls and the Fairmont Banff […]

Register for the Canadian Restaurant & Foodservice News webinar series

Canadian Restaurant & Foodservice News is proud to launch an educational and engaging Energy Efficiency webinar series for the Canadian foodservice industry. Proudly supported by the Ontario Restaurant, Hotel, and Motel Association (ORHMA), ECNG Energy Group, the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO), the Culinary Federation, and Flanagan Foodservice, these webinars will offer expert advice and […]

SIAL Canada’s 17th edition presents the crossroads of innovative solutions to face the challenges of tomorrow

Press Release By 2030, the agri-food industry will need to feed nearly nine billion people while protecting the planet’s resources. As our production and consumption methods are put to the test, manufacturers and professionals must now innovate to produce differently, offering more sustainable agri-food alternatives, all of this in the context of a significant labour […]

With Planted, Chef Liana Robberecht turns her long-time love affair with vegetables into spectacular experience

By Sara Burnside Menuck Chef Liana Robberecht is firmly planted in Canada’s food scene. Trained in both culinary and visual arts, she led Calgary’s Petroleum Club for over 18 years before joining WinSport as executive chef in 2015. She’s won numerous industry awards, including being named 2011’s Chef of the Year by the Alberta Foodservice […]

Culinary Federation chefs do Canada proud at the 2020 IKA Culinary Olympics

Highest praise is in order for the Canadian teams who competed in the 2020 IKA Culinary Olympics in Stuttgart, Germany. Thanks to their Olympian efforts, Canada retains its international reputation as a culinary leader, bringing home numerous medals. Held every four years, the IKA Culinary Olympics is the oldest, largest and most diverse culinary competition […]

It’s time to TURN UP the Heat for International Women’s Day

It’s a well-known fact that foodservice is a tough industry. It’s even tougher if you’re a woman – and yet, women across Canada continue to strive and succeed in culinary careers. On March 5, Canadian Women in Food (CWIF) is stirring things up for International Women’s Day with its TURN UP The Heat charity dinner […]

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, OpenTable reveals Canada’s 100 most romantic restaurants

Press Release Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and OpenTable, the world’s leading provider of online restaurant reservations and part of Booking Holdings, Inc., has announced the 100 Most Romantic Restaurants in Canada for 2020 according to OpenTable diners to help Canadians plan the perfect date. These awards reflect the combined opinions of more than 500,000 restaurant reviews […]