There’s the family you’re born with, and the family you choose. With his now-international JOEY Restaurants brand, CEO Jeff Fuller has the best of both By Sara Burnside Menuck From afar, you might think it was inevitable for Jeff Fuller to make a career in the restaurant industry. The son of respected restaurateur Leroy Earl […]
By Deepi Harish Shaun Maclean, chef at The Westin Bayshore, which is part of the Marriott Family, has worked his way up the ranks, while never leaving beautiful Vancouver. Chef Maclean previously worked as a Sous Chef at Cactus Club Café. A few years, Shaun returned to the hotel space after accepting a position as […]
By Paulina Sawarna It’s now been almost six months since most of Canada was shut down in response to the coronavirus pandemic. With it came uncertainty, fear, and a major shift in social interactions, and in how business is conducted, particularly for the foodservice industry. Fortunately, Kraft Heinz Canada was able to leverage its experience […]
By Paulina Ignacak A graduate of the School of Hotel Management and Culinary Arts in India, Divakar Raju began his career at the Taj Group of Hotels as a chef. In the time since, he has worked around the world and is a certified food professional. In 1998, Raju moved to Toronto, where his career […]
Brent Poulton, CEO of St. Louis Bar & Grill, is confident the measures his company has taken will encourage Canadians to return to its signature service.
By Sara Burnside Menuck Amid sweeping new measures aimed at containing the COVID-19 outbreak in Canada, the foodservice industry is seeing unprecedented impacts. From Canadians being recommended to self-isolate, avoiding public spaces and gatherings of more than 50, and restaurants and bars being ordered to close dining rooms, offering delivery, takeout and drive-thru only, it’s […]
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In 2020, Canadian menu trends will continue to follow the trajectory of recent years, specifically in regard to the demand for ethnic flavours.
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 […]
By Matt Rolfe For many foodservice operators and owners, 2019 brought more challenge and change to their options than ever before. A simple Google search about the health of our industry yields dozens of articles referencing the restaurant apocalypse. In times of extreme flux, some operators and leaders adapt and change, while others do their […]