Industry Insights Archive

  • Making burgers even more craveable? It’s possible!

    October 1, 2021
    Canadian consumers are constantly craving delicious treats and burgers have long been a go-to favourite for their adaptability. Did you know, for example, that 79 per cent of consumers eat burgers away from home at least once a month according to recent Dataessential statistics? A great burger is about so much more than just the meat and ...
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  • Get cooking and save energy with Enbridge Gas and Save on Energy

    September 14, 2021
    Saving energy and cooking efficiently has never been more important than in 2021, with restaurants and foodservice operators looking to maximize their margins and get the most out of their kitchen equipment. Enbridge Gas and Save on Energy are here to help with their Distributor Discount program. Ontario-based commercial kitchens and restaurants can get instant discounts of ...
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  • Bring Nashville heat to your menu

    September 14, 2021
    Nashville Buffalo Hot Chicken Sandwich Chef Chen Chen’s Nashville Buffalo Chicken Sandwich is a sweet and smoky tribute to a Tennessee classic. Made with Cattlemen’s® Memphis Sweet BBQ Sauce, Frank’s RedHot® Original Cayenne Pepper Sauce, and a hint of OLD BAY® seasoning, this dish brings unforgettable flavour to menus. Servings: 4 Ingredients Chicken 4 pc Chicken breasts, trimmed to 4oz 2 ...
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  • International dining: The new local cuisine

    September 13, 2021
    After spending more than a year-and-a-half at home, Canadians have had the time to sharpen their amateur chef skills. From making simple dishes from scratch and perfecting their knife techniques to feeding their own sourdough starter, people from coast to coast have a newfound respect for freshly prepared food. The growing interest in how we feed ...
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  • How ketchup is “cutting the mustard” in Canada

    September 7, 2021
    Ketchup’s history is a bit of a mystery We don’t know precisely when and how ketchup came to be, but scholars and historians agree that the likeliest origin happened during the 1600s. The Chinese created a mélange of pickled fish and spices and called it Ke-tsiap — from the Amoy dialect “koe-chiap” or “ke-chiap,” meaning the brine of pickled fish or ...
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  • Rejuvenate and refresh staff with Love Yoga Festival!

    August 20, 2021
    The restaurant industry and its workers definitely deserve a fun night out, and there’s no better way than with Love Yoga Festival. On Thursday, August 26, from 6 p.m. until 10 p.m., McMichael Canadian Art Gallery in Kleinburg, Vaughan, Ont. is hosting a yoga and guided meditation experience under the stars in support of CAMH. The event ...
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  • Staff management doesn’t have to be complicated

    August 6, 2021
    In 2021, running employee operations is so much more than just shift scheduling, but solutions like BarSight Restaurant Systems are here to help. Running a restaurant or other foodservice establishment is very different from a typical 9-5 operation. Even before COVID-19, the scope of responsibilities that operators have to juggle on the staffing side alone can ...
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  • Save money & get in the know with Enbridge Gas & Save on Energy

    July 25, 2021
    As restaurants and foodservice operations continue to move along the path towards recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, getting the most out of your kitchen equipment and maximizing your thin margins is vital. Thankfully, Enbridge Gas and Save On Energy are here to help. Ontario-based commercial kitchens and restaurants can get instant discounts of up to $1,000 on ...
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  • McCormick Flavour Forecast reveals trends driving taste of tomorrow

    July 5, 2021
    The McCormick Flavour Forecast from McCormick, a global leader in flavour, has been uncovering the trends that transform the way that Canadians cook, flavour, and eat for over two decades. In the latest and 21st edition, the McCormick Flavour Forecast identifies the latest and greatest food trends and ingredients in continuation of its pursuit to find ...
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  • Enbridge Gas and IESO: Meet the people who are here to help

    June 28, 2021
    Enbridge Gas, IESO, and representatives of the Foodservice Distributor Discount Program are here to help foodservice businesses by offering financial support for equipment upgrades, which is especially helpful as the province begins to reopen.  Ontario-based commercial kitchens and restaurants can get instant discounts of up to $1,000 on a wide range of ENERGY STAR® kitchen equipment ...
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  • Helping restaurants rebound thanks to Enbridge Gas and Save on Energy

    May 6, 2021
    The COVID-19 pandemic has raised the stakes and thinned the margin of operating a commercial foodservice kitchen. Getting the most out of your kitchen equipment is vital. Thankfully, Enbridge Gas and Save On Energy are here to help. Ontario-based commercial kitchens and restaurants can get instant discounts of up to $1,000 on their ENERGY STAR kitchen equipment ...
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  • Maximize space with ventless kitchen solutions

    April 19, 2021
    When it comes to optimizing commercial kitchen operations, there are several key considerations, particularly as the need for adaptability has accelerated over the past year. For foodservice establishments to succeed in the current climate, the ability to adapt to operate at lower capacities and with finer margins has become paramount. For many, space has become an intensified ...
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  • Enbridge Gas and Save On Energy helping restaurants recover faster

    April 15, 2021
    Foodservice and hospitality was already a high-pressure, low-margins industry even before COVID-19 came around. Now, after over a year of the pandemic, the stakes are higher than ever. Thankfully, Enbridge Gas and Save On Energy are here to help. Ontario-based commercial kitchens and restaurants can get instant discounts of up to $1,000 on their ENERGY STAR kitchen ...
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  • Help to grow your business!

    March 4, 2021
    We understand that the Canadian restaurant industry has experienced some very difficult times over the past year and we sincerely wish everyone the very best. As restaurants and foodservice industry businesses continue to reopen across Canada, we want to make sure that they all have an opportunity to address their business and cash flow needs. One ...
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  • Maintenance solutions designed to take the pressure off

    December 9, 2020
    Reliance Commercial Solutions is here to make foodservice operators’ lives that much easier with easy and reliable maintenance.
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