Creating a soup-er menu for your restaurant

Many guests crave comfort foods during the winter months, and adding soup to your menu can be a simple way to use up kitchen ingredients, provide healthy, lighter meals, and offer something new to your regular guests. Soup is gaining traction as a popular item on social media too, with soup talk up 21.7 per […]

Elevate your holiday celebrations with plant-powered menus

By Makayla Dewit The holiday season has arrived, and restaurants and food service establishments are eagerly gearing up to host and cater holiday events, ranging from festive gatherings to New Year’s celebrations. Are your holiday menus plant-powered this year? Considering the immense global impacts of our food choices, it is important to recognize that those […]

Give your seasonal menu a fall refresh

The changing of the seasons is a great time to switch up your menu, adding fall flavours and comfort foods your customers crave. Creating a seasonal menu means that it’s temporary (to be changed with the next season) so it also encourages your guests to visit you and try the menu before it disappears. You […]

How baked goods can sweeten your cheque totals

Amid continued inflation, one category remains a constant in Canadian diets: baked goods. Indulging in sweet treats is a way for consumers to treat themselves without breaking the bank, according to Jo-Ann McArthur, co-founder and president of Nourish Food Marketing. “It’s worth it to them,” she says. The baked goods category allows restaurants the opportunity […]

5 food holidays to celebrate in December, from comfort food to champagne

By Megan Prevost This month is jam-packed full of holiday cheer already, but just in case you’re looking for a little bit more to celebrate before the end of the year, we’ve got five more food holidays in December for you! Featuring a food holiday at your bar or restaurant is a great way to […]

Capitalizing on Comfort

As the days shorten and the temperature begins to drop, Canadians have more than a few reasons to cosy up inside and share delicious comfort food with friends and family. It’s clear — comfort food season is upon us, so how can operators capitalize on this growing trend? Success Starts With Menu Selection Old is […]

Unique ingredients give pasta a healthy makeover

By Sean Moon Long the go-to meal for doting Italian grandmothers, spaghetti-loving kids and comfort-food aficionados, pasta has undergone a remarkable transformation in recent years. Today, the use of pasta in Canadian restaurants is less influenced by Nonna and more by such modern factors as clean-eating, plant-based or gluten-free diets and a world of unique […]