Championing the chefs of tomorrow with S.Pellegrino

After a very difficult two years for the Canadian culinary industry, it’s important to shine a light on the country’s talented and hardworking chefs. The S.Pellegrino Young Chef Academy Competition does just that, giving centre stage to the culinarians of the future.    Now in its fifth year, the competition offers young chefs an inspiring […]

Finding Canada’s next rising star with the S.Pellegrino Young Chef Regional Competition

After all the Canadian foodservice industry has gone through over the last two years, there has never been a better time to celebrate the country’s young chefs. The closures, restrictions, and other ramifications of the COVID-19 pandemic have taken a damaging toll upon Canada’s culinary community and challenged the livelihoods of chefs nationwide. The pandemic […]

Alberta restaurant donates $25K Caesar winnings to community

Sorso Lounge from Airdrie, Alta. was recently chosen from 255 Canadian restaurants to win the grand prize provided by Mott’s Clamato for their Caesar. Not content with merely winning, they felt they had to give something back. Managing Partner London Richard from Sorso Lounge, the grand prize winner of the Mott’s Clamato “Best Caesar in Town” […]

Paul Gentile of Metro named Ontario’s Finest Butcher for 2021

Paul Gentile from Metro has claimed the title of Ontario’s Finest Butcher for 2021. Gentile, who works in Toronto as a meat specialist for Metro, came out on top in a battle of 17 of the province’s best butchers in this year’s edition of the competition held annually by Meat & Poultry Ontario. Gentile started his […]

Win free advertising for your restaurant’s patio

Across Canada, restaurants and foodservice operators face a vitally important summer of both indoor and patio dining as they look to continue to recover from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Operational support is out there from the government and independent initiatives like the Ontario Restaurant & Bar Support Fund. But getting the word out […]

Win $10,000 for your restaurant with Kraft Heinz Foodservice

Kraft Heinz Foodservice is giving independent restaurants across Canada a chance to win $10,000 ahead of the summer season. With the state of COVID-19 restrictions still in flux across the country, Canadian restaurants are gearing up to make the most of the warmer months. The reopening process isn’t without its financial, physical, and emotional challenges, […]

Humber College culinary students cook up a storm at the 2019 Kraft Heinz Iron Chef Competition

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 […]

An award-winning meal with Canada’s #IKA2020 Culinary Olympic Team

By Sara Burnside Menuck, managing editor, Restobiz.ca Cheers to the Culinary Federation of Canada and Canada’s national IKA Culinary Olympic Team for hosting the MediaEdge/Restobiz crew on Friday, Jan. 17, for one of their final rehearsals on Canadian soil before heading to Stuttgart, Germany. Held every four years, the IKA Culinary Olympics is the oldest, […]

S.Pellegrino announces initial lineup of candidates for Young Chef 2020 Grand Finale

Press Release 135 young chef candidates from 12 regions, representing 50 countries, are now one step closer to reaching the S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2020 Grand Finale. There were over 2,400 applicants from all over the world who wanted to take part in this globally renowned competition to find the world’s best young chef. Each young […]