Industry Insights Archive

  • A buyback program to suit your business

    November 12, 2020
    The Reliance Buyback Program from Reliance Commercial Solutions™ helps foodservice operators free up vital extra capital during tough times like COVID-19.
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  • When it comes to ROI, eggs are liquid gold

    October 2, 2020
    With the COVID-19 pandemic putting pressure on already razor-thin margins, a golden treasure is exactly what your foodservice operation needs. Eggs are a low-cost, high-margin ingredient you can incorporate seamlessly into your existing menu or as part of a simple revamp.
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  • Need help kickstarting restaurant operations in light of COVID-19 uncertainty?

    September 29, 2020
    Reliance Commercial Solutions is committed to helping restaurants make customer comfort, minimizing downtime, and looking out for the bottom line a little bit easier. But how?
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  • Recipe Club: Duck Breast With Couscous, Cajun Aioli and Vanilla Pickled Carrots

    January 8, 2020
    Sponsored by Club House for Chefs This seasonal winter recipe is loaded with flavour and unique blends of aromatic spices. Moist duck, fluffy couscous and sweet, crunchy carrots come together to bring you an elegant dish that’s sure to satisfy. This recipe was created for Club House for Chefs by Dennis McDonald, Chef in Miramichi, NB. Ingredients Baharat ...
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  • 10 Ways to Use Old Bay Seasoning

    January 6, 2020
    Sponsored by Club House for Chefs One of the most versatile spices, Old Bay Seasoning is the perfect combination of sweet, savoury and spicy. With unique East Coast flavours, it’s the perfect spice for seafood, along with other delicious dishes like pizza, eggs, grilled vegetables, meats and even sprinkled over French fries or popcorn. While it’s ...
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  • Recipe Club: Garam Masala Spiced Pear Potstickers

    January 6, 2020
    Sponsored by Club House for Chefs With a name that translates to “warming spices,” Club House Garam Marsala is the perfect spice to add to your homemade dishes this winter. The spice shines in this Garam Masala Spiced Pear Potsticker recipe, which incorporates sweet caramelized Asian pears, a crunch of pistachios and creamy vanilla ice cream.  ...
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  • Recipe Club: Garam Masala Spiced Vanilla Glazed Sufganiyot

    November 14, 2019
    Created by Arthurs Nosh Bar (Montreal, QC) chefs Raegan Steinberg and Alex Cohen, this Moroccan-inspired beignet is complete with the versatile, warm flavours of Garam Masala. Garnish with grated crystalized hard cheese, Club House Peppercorn Melange, flaky salt and serve all season long. Yield: 4 Servings Ingredients Sufganiyot 500 g Flour 10 g Dehydrated baker’s yeast½ tsp Club ...
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  • Pineapple Carrot “Cake” With Shaved Ice

    November 8, 2019
    Sponsored by Club House for Chefs Treat yourself to the goodness of carrot cake in this icy treat. Pineapple, carrots and pineapple juice are blended with cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and a touch of less-fat cream cheese to create that signature carrot cake flavour. Ingredients 2 cups Frozen pineapple chunks2 cups Frozen sliced carrots2 1/2 cups Pineapple juice1 ...
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  • The Top 10 Ways To Use Thai Kitchen Red Curry Paste

    October 24, 2019
    Sponsored by McCormick Canada With authentic and aromatic flavours hailing straight from Thailand, Thai Kitchen Red Curry Paste is a fresh, versatile cooking sauce that can be incorporated into a variety of dishes. The red curry paste blends together Thai herbs like lemongrass, galangal (Thai ginger) and fresh red chilis. This paste may be used most ...
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  • Recipe Club: BBQ Carrot Salad With Pistachios & Yogurt

    October 24, 2019
    Sponsored by Club House for Chefs Salads don’t have to come to an end along with the summer season. Carrots are a delicious menu option all year round! This fall, tickle your taste buds with this hearty BBQ Carrot Salad with Pistachios & Yogurt recipe, created by Derek Dammann, Chef-Owner of Maison Publique in Montreal. Ingredients BBQ Carrots ...
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  • Recipe Club: Carrot and Cardamom Panna Cotta

    October 3, 2019
    Sponsored by Club House® for Chefs | Photography by Kirsten Gilliam Photography Flavoured with the beloved taste of Club House® Ground Cardamom and Club House® Ground Cinnamon, and garnished with dark chocolate shavings, Club House® French Mediterranean Sea Salt and ground coffee, this Carrot and Cardamom Panna Cotta is guaranteed to awaken your guests’ taste buds ...
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  • Five Delicious Reasons to Visit the New Olymel Food Service Website

    September 18, 2019
    Sponsored by Olymel You probably already know Olymel Food Service for our pork, bacon and poultry products. As our people are always looking to help you grow your business in any way we can, Olymel Food Service is now showcasing all of its products in a single, easy-to-use online site. Our Entire Catalogue at Your Fingertips You can ...
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  • Chili-Spiced Watermelon Rosé Granita

    September 17, 2019
    Sponsored by McCormick Canada This unique Chili-Spiced Watermelon Rosé Granita spices you up and cools you down with its perfect blend of watermelon, rosé wine sweetness and a hint of heat from Club House Crushed Red Pepper, Club House Ground Ancho Chili Pepper, and Club House Chili Powder. If you’re not quite ready for this season’s ...
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  • A ‘Food Guide’ to Kitchen-Customer Relationships

    September 6, 2019
    Sponsored by Club House for Chefs | Photos by Curtis Comeau Photography Having worked her way up from behind the counters of cafes in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Chef Natalie Rosen is now Chef de Cuisine at Field Guide, an open concept kitchen restaurant in the city’s north end. Chef Rosen is also a member of the ...
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  • Leaping into Delivery this Holiday Season

    September 4, 2019
    Sponsored by McCain The way we eat is changing. We want our food to come to us or take it to go. Online food delivery and mobile ordering apps are drastically changing the business of foodservice and the meaning of convenience. More and more delivery options continue to make their way to market, and the desire ...
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