Diner demand for Australian lamb: a growing trend in Canada

Canadian menus are going global, highlighting Australian lamb in some of their most popular restaurant dishes. It offers a clean, delicious taste and is also free from additives, humanely sourced, and pasture-raised, making it a powerful protein for restaurant menus.   Australian lamb’s growing popularity is also thanks to the attention of people like David […]

Heinz Helps lifts Canadian restaurants to new heights

Heinz Helps lifts Canadian restaurants to new heights Canadian restaurant operators face many difficulties in their line of work, from maintaining thin margins on their bottom line to standing out in a crowded culinary field. These are extraordinary and challenging times in the foodservice world, with operators continuing to face strong headwinds brought on by […]

Lactalis Canada Foodservice joins Canadian Culinary Federation as National Dairy Partner

Lactalis Canada Foodservice – a division of Canadian dairy leader Lactalis Canada – and the Canadian Culinary Federation, Canada’s national association of professional chefs and cooks, are pleased to announce a new national partnership aimed at delivering excellence in foodservice. As the exclusive National Dairy Partner for the Canadian Culinary Federation, Lactalis Canada Foodservice will […]

Sweet-talk your customers with delicious holiday drinks

‘Tis the season for holiday drinks and LTOs. If your restaurant is looking for a way to boost guest cheques and stand out from the crowd, you can hit that sweet spot with a new roster of hot and cold beverages. The specialty coffee industry alone brings in more than $12 billion in annual sales […]

Are you using your dessert menu to boost takeout business?

In today’s crowded takeout and delivery market, adding delicious desserts to your off-premises menu could be just what you need to stand out from the crowd, improve your dining experience, and maximize those margins. Dining trends have shifted, with as many as 52 per cent of consumers ordering food to go online on a monthly […]

Nostalgic brands & iconic flavours for modern menus

As a chef, you know that taste is king. You also know the value of leaning on pantry staples to help you optimize your menus. You reap the rewards creatively and financially when you land on ingredients that can play the field, moving from savoury to sweet and bringing in rich, creamy texture, and when […]

Restaurants need to tell the Canadian chicken story

Do you know where your chicken comes from? Unfortunately, less than half of Canadians know how their food gets to the table. With misleading and often unreliable information in the media, consumers are not always getting the truth about Canadian farmers. “We work really hard to help restaurants understand what’s different about Canadian chicken,” says […]

Prepare your restaurant for colder weather

As a restaurateur, you will be well aware that the trials and tribulations never stop. The changing of the seasons through fall and into winter brings a new wave of challenges for you to face as the weather turns colder, air conditioning turns to heating, and different equipment is needed for different purposes. Ultimately, protecting […]