By Laurent May & Alen Puaca The COVID-19 pandemic, as brutal as it has been for the restaurant industry, has given us a chance to reassess how we can interact with our customers and take bold steps to create new dining experiences. Thinking about returning to traditional dining is, in some ways, like watching an […]
More than a year into the pandemic and frontline staff continue to deal with COVID cases in the workplace and aggressive customers. Grocery workers are struggling with heightened stress and anxiety as they remain on the front lines of a surge in COVID-19 infections in Canada’s hot spot areas, industry watchers say. Despite being deemed […]
As prolonged COVID-19 related lockdowns continue across Canada, the restaurant and foodservice sector has reached a critical point when it comes to mental health. Survival of the industry as a whole may not be an option if viable widespread relief doesn’t arrive soon. A major casualty of this crisis is a growing mental health epidemic […]
During the COVID-19 pandemic, running smooth restaurant operations has become harder than ever. Thankfully, some surefire tips can help.
ORHMA has partnered with CAMH to offer three free mental health webinars in response to the overwhelming need of industry personnel.
A law passed last month and set to take effect later this month or in March will reinstate displaced local employees, including restaurant workers, as their former positions begin to become available again.
The 2021 State of the Restaurant Industry Report details the impact of COVID-19, including statistics and trends in labour, menu, and tech.
The foodservice and hospitality industry, one with a long history of not helping itself, must do better in a pandemic world.
“We need to care about this.” Toronto non-profit Not 9 to 5 is advocating for greater mental health support for foodservice workers.
A new government report shows the devastating effect that COVID-19 has had on the food and beverage and hospitality industries in 2020.