Ghost kitchens, based on setting up facilities focused exclusively on online delivery and takeout orders, are becoming ubiquitous during COVID-19.
Restaurant owners are putting everything on the line in 2020 and winning, writes TouchBistro’s Alex Barrotti.
Restaurateurs are realizing additional year-round revenue opportunities by integrating outdoor dining spaces as a permanent part of their establishment, and there are a multitude of options.
In this edition of restaurant “concepts to watch,” we highlight three restaurant concepts that are making an impact on Canadian diners this October.
Charcoal Group’s CEO Jody Palubiski explains why a pandemic won’t derail their Toronto-area plans for two new Beertown locations late this year
When preparing to reopen, restaurant owners will have to rethink their method for taking reservations, their customer flow, and their patio layout.
By Gregory Furgala Eataly, the chain of high-end Italian food markets, is set to open its flagship Toronto location next month, which along with a massive selection of groceries includes four sit-down restaurants. The restaurants will run the gamut of Italian cuisine. A Pizza & La Pasta will, naturally, cover Italian staples; La Pescheria will feature a […]
By Chris Hannah In Canada, patio season is very much a moving target. We are all anxious to embrace it and always want to be ready to take advantage when the good weather hits. Being ready means thinking about ever part of the patio and how to maximize the impact of each element without breaking […]
By Divakar Raju While we tend to assume foodies are Instagramming Millennials, there are other important players leading the charge in the evolution of food culture. Boomers are huge influencers, and they lend their clout to different areas as they retire. According to StatCan, 5,000 Canadian Boomers are retiring each week. A boom that once represented […]
From the spring 2018 issue of Canadian Restaurant & Foodservice News By Chris Hannah In my early days of teaching design, I had to write a quiz for students learning the process for the first time. As it happens, I was sitting in a client’s restaurant composing the test, when he walked by and asked […]