Restaurant operators are increasingly looking to incentivize vaccinations for their workers, according to a recent survey. Half (50 per cent) of operators plan to encourage and provide incentives for their employees to get vaccinated against COVID-19, according to a survey from BlackBox Intelligence. Meanwhile, 39 per cent plan to encourage vaccinations but not to provide incentives […]
Ontario alcohol sales with food takeout and delivery, previously a temporary COVID-19 relief measure, will be made legal permanently.
On Tuesday August 18, 2020, Tony Elenis, President & CEO of the Ontario Restaurant Hotel & Motel Association (ORHMA) spoke to the Standing Committee on Finance & Economic Affairs on the impact of COVID-19 to the small & medium-sized businesses of the hospitality industry. There is no doubt that the hospitality industry needs sector specific […]
In a recent episode of The Barron Report, Paul Barron spoke to Dr. Christopher Murray who shared data and forecast models around the use of masks to decrease the spread of COVID-19. Plus: What we can learn from Florida’s difficulties.
By Alice Sinia, PhD As spring approaches, that means active pest season is right around the corner too. Before it gets here, you want to be sure that your pest management program is as effective as possible. Even with the best of programs focused on proactive, preventive maintenance, sanitation and ongoing monitoring, there are still […]
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 […]
Press Release MONTREAL – PayFacto Payments Inc. (“PayFacto”), a leading payment solution provider, announced the completion of the acquisition of Posera Ltd. (“Posera”), and Resto Finances Inc. (“Resto Finances”). With these acquisitions, PayFacto moves into a payments and technology leadership position in the hospitality industry across North America, Europe and the U.K. PayFacto acquired Posera, […]
Press Release It’s the most divisive pizza topping ever to grace the top of dough, sauce and cheese: pineapple. People either love it or they hate it. There is no in between. And people in Vancouver love it most, at least compared to pizza patrons in the rest of Canada. Data from payments company Square […]
Chef’s hats off to Humber College culinary students who, in December, 2019, showcased their burgeoning talents at their college’s Kraft Heinz Iron Chef Competition. Thirty-two competitors, representing the breadth of Humber’s program offerings, formed teams tasked with preparing a three-course meal for a panel of judges with this year’s “Canadian” theme. “Our goal with this […]
From Branding & Buzzing Each new year, it’s important to not only know what’s going on in our own business(es) but also the ongoing developments and predictions for the industries and platforms around us. To use as a guide for thinking outside the box, we looked to current industry leaders – including those in health […]