Antunes partners with A&W Canada on Egg Station

Manufacturer’s equipment enables chain to cook eggs consistently Press release Antunes, a family owned and operated company specializing in the manufacturing of foodservice equipment, partnered with A&W Food Services of Canada, Inc. (A&W Canada) on a chain wide roll-out of its Egg Stations to approximately 550 restaurant locations. The roll-out coincided with the leading Canadian […]

Centennial College receives Feast On certification from the Culinary Tourism Alliance

Press release Centennial College’s School of Hospitality, Tourism and Culinary Arts has become the first academic institution to receive Feast On certification for its sourcing of local food and beverage products used in the academic programs, as well as purchased for the school’s experiential-learning foodservice operations. Feast On is a certification program established by the Culinary […]

OpenTable uncorks the 50 best restaurants for wine lovers in Canada

From crisp whites to silky reds — some of Canada’s best wine lists are highlighted from restaurants spanning seven provinces Press release With wine harvest season upon us, OpenTable has revealed the 50 best restaurants for wine lovers in Canada. These awards recognize restaurants with notable wine lists and reflect the combined opinions of more than 515,000 restaurant reviews […]

New study questions cost, feasibility of City of Vancouver’s energy plan

Press release Resource Works, with support from the BC Restaurant and Food Services Association, has released a study evaluating the City of Vancouver’s prescriptive energy plan and raising concerns about affordability implications for residents, civic institutions and businesses. DOWNLOAD THE REPORT HERE Taken together, the Renewable City Strategy, the Zero Emissions Building Plan and the Green Buildings […]

Grabb moves to B2B space as foodora takes on its Toronto network

With Canada’s competitive food ordering landscape rapidly expanding, a strategic consolidation is made Press release Grabb Mobile Inc., the first order-ahead mobile app in Toronto, has announced a partnership with foodora as part of its shift to the business-to-business (B2B) space. Grabb has experienced significant growth developing custom order-ahead software for leading Canadian companies. To […]

New Becel with Avocado Oil launches with pop-up restaurant

Toronto consumers invited to Graffiti Alley for exclusive dining experience with famed chef Matt Dean Pettit Press release Avocados are one of the biggest food trends, but despite their popularity, a recent survey commissioned by Becel showed that one in two Canadians don’t know how to incorporate avocados into their meals and recipes. Addressing these barriers, […]

Foodee raises $10M to bring the city’s best food to your office

Press release Foodee, a leading corporate meal delivery service enabling companies to order from top local restaurants, has secured the second tranche of a $10M Series A financing led by BDC Capital. Other participating investors include Kensington Capital Partners via the BC Tech Fund, Yaletown Ventures, Structure Capital, and Voyager Capital. Having successfully expanded into 10 cities […]

You’ve got to try the duck at Duck-Fest 2017

Press release On Sunday, September 24th from noon until 4 p.m., duck lovers from York Region and the GTA will descend on the main farm of King Cole Ducks Ltd. for the 3rd Annual Duck-Fest. Twenty food  stations featuring local chefs will provide free samples of all-things-duck to an estimated 2500 consumers. Participants for this […]

OpenTable research reveals what Canadian diners want from technology

Exploring Canadian diner sentiment toward technology use before, during and after the meal Press release OpenTable has released the results of its latest Technology and Dining Out research survey*, which explores Canadian diner sentiment toward the use of technology before, during and after the dining experience. “Restaurants are embracing new technology to improve the front […]

Millennials are most responsible when it comes to drinking and driving: study

Higher percentage of Millennials serving as designated drivers while an aversion to social media shaming has a positive impact on Millennials choosing to drink less Press release Canadian Millennials between the ages of 18 and 34 are the country’s most responsible age group when it comes to drinking and driving, according to a recent study […]