Offsetting rising restaurant costs in 2021

Restaurant costs were already a burden for operators even before the pandemic raised the stakes. But particularly in the current climate, operators constantly need to adapt to stay afloat, you’ve got to adapt. Restaurant labour costs are rising amid a staffing challenge, food prices have soared in many industry sectors, and logistics costs keep climbing, […]

Canadian milk prices set to soar by more than ever before

The Canadian Dairy Commission (CDC) announced on Friday, October 29 an unprecedented 8.4 per cent increase in milk prices. The increase, which equates to six cents per litre, affects the cost of milk used to make dairy products for the retail and restaurant sectors effective February 1, 2022. However, the impact will actually be far […]

ORHMA strikes partnership with Foodbuy Canada

The Ontario Restaurant, Hotel, and Motel Association (ORHMA) has partnered with Foodbuy Canada, North America’s largest procurement services company. The collaboration will see Foodbuy use over $2 billion in Canadian purchasing power to leverage over 400 contracted suppliers to give ORHMA members access to over 35,000 rebatable SKUs.  RELATED: Complimentary ORHMA membership offer from MediaEdge […]

Double down on reducing food waste

Here are 5 tips for reducing food waste and saving your food & money. By Lucia Weiler, BSc, RD, PHEc Reducing food waste at home is a priority issue for the National Zero Waste Council. Did you know that Canadian households waste more food than they realize? Think for a moment – what foods do […]

Common restaurant operations mistakes – and how to fix them

During the COVID-19 pandemic, running smooth restaurant operations has become harder than ever. Thankfully, some surefire tips can help.

7shifts secures US$3.5 million in funding to advance scheduling and communication for restaurants

Press release Tandem Capital and Relay Ventures lead the investment in 7shifts, which tripled revenue in 12 months, and in six months doubled the monthly shifts scheduled to two million 7shifts, which is working to transform scheduling, communication, and labor-cost control for more than one million restaurants in North America, has announced that it has secured US$3.5 […]