Congratulations to Chef Tony Fernandes, recipient of the CF Lifetime Achievement Award

Chef Tony Fernandes, an executive chef and food and beverage director and a Canadian Culinary Federation Toronto branch member, has been chosen as this year’s recipient of the Culinary Federation’s Lifetime Achievement Award for the Central Region. The award was established by the Culinary Federation to honour and recognize those who have achieved excellence in […]

Explore OpenTable’s Top 100 Restaurants of the Year

OpenTable has once again shone a spotlight on Canada’s most appetizing diverse culinary offerings with its Top 100 Restaurants in Canada list for 2021. The provider of online restaurant reservations publishes the list every year, assessing the year’s most highly rated dining spots selected from more than 540,000 verified diner reviews from restaurants across the country.  […]

OpenTable & Air Canada name Canada’s Best New Restaurants

On the 20th anniversary of the two companies’ collaboration on the annual pre-eminent list of top restaurants across the country, OpenTable and Air Canada have named Canada’s Best New Restaurants 2021. A press release says year’s list showcases culinary talent as inclusive and diverse as the Canadian community. It adds that Canada’s culinary talent has […]

Ontario winery wins top international wine award

Niagara, Ont.’s Hidden Bench Estate Winery was awarded the “Best in Show” at the 2021 Decanter Wine Awards in London, England for their single-vineyard 2018 Felseck Vineyard Chardonnay. The Decanter World Wine Awards is the largest and most influential wine competition in the world. This year, the awards received over 18,000 submissions from 56 countries. […]

Retail Council of Canada announces 2020 Grand Prix winners

The Retail Council of Canada has announced the winners of its annual Canadian Grand Prix New Product Awards for 2020. The winning products were evaluated by a jury comprised of food and grocery experts who judged the entries based on innovation, taste, experience and packaging. The winners selected from this year’s finalists are as follows: FOOD BIMBO […]

Flanagan Foodservice named one of Canada’s Best-Managed Companies

Flanagan Foodservice has been named one of Canada’s Best-Managed Companies for the eighth year in a row. That gives Flanagan Foodservice Canada’s Best-Managed Companies Platinum Club status, which companies achieve when they have been named one of the Best-Managed Companies for seven consecutive years or more. The 2021 Best-Managed program from Deloitte recognizes the best […]

Chef Stephan Schulz nominated for Taste Award

The Mississauga, Ont. chef is a finalist in the “Best Instructional Web Series” category for his YouTube channel Mississauga resident Chef Stephan Schulz has been nominated for a Taste Award in the “Best Instructional Web Series” category. Chef Schulz is nominated for his YouTube channel, which provides free “How To” recipe guides for visitors to […]

Restobiz story nominated for best industry feature at 2019 COPAs

The Restobiz story “Catfished: Mislabelled seafood is the new normal” was announced as a finalist for best industry feature in the business category at the 2019 Canadian Online Publishing Awards. “Catfished” examines the prevalence of mislabelled and fraudulent seafood at Canadian restaurants and in the seafood supply chain generally, concluding that traceability requirements are vital […]

Bonduelle awarded for its InFlavor process

Press Release This winter, Bonduelle, a leader in canned and frozen vegetables with a presence in more than 100 countries, was awarded the DUX Grand Prix Award in the category Products, Ingredient or Technology – Corporation for its revolutionary InFlavor process. The DUX Grand Prix Awards honour initiatives from agrifood enterprises, NPOs, institutions or non-food […]