Raising the bar: Chef Peter Keith

Chef Keith has tackled the pandemic head-on with his Meuwly’s brand and is making efforts to break down barriers around mental health. By Tom Nightingale It is fair to say that Peter Keith has thrown himself into the challenges brought on by COVID-19. Over the last 15 years, the experienced restaurateur has excelled in cooking […]

Remembering and recognizing the late Chef Divakar Raju

It is with great and profound sadness that everyone at Canadian Restaurant & Foodservice News, RestoBiz, and MediaEdge Communications remembers our friend and leading Canadian culinary professional Chef Divakar Raju, who passed away in February at age 57. Chef Divakar was an esteemed member of Canada’s culinary community and had worked for Delmanor since 2011. […]

Raising the Bar: In its second year out, the CR&B Show met old expectations, and set new ones

The main goal of the CR&B Show is no secret: create the most unique and interactive trade show for Canadian foodservice industry professionals. And while launching a new trade show is a challenge, the first year always has one saving grace: there’s nothing to directly compare it to. There’s no getting better, but there’s no […]

Flavouring the Future

Windsor Salt gives young chefs the culinary experience of a lifetime! By Brittany Failler, sponsored by Windsor Salt and the Culinary Federation In early July, a dozen young chefs from across Canada had the opportunity to travel to Niagara for a five-day exchange sponsored by Windsor Salt, taking in the region’s restaurants, wineries and, of […]

Highlights from the Culinary Federation’s national conference in Niagara

By Kira Smith, President CF Oakville With its fertile soil, Ontario’s Niagara region is well known for growing a wide variety of produce in Canada. For the week of May 28, 2019, it was also a place of growth for chefs and young chefs as they gathered for the Culinary Federation’s 56th National Conference. The […]

Sláinte! A night of Scotch pairings made for a rousing — and carousing — success

Wine pairings tend to get the most attention in hospitality, but what about Scotch? Members of CF Winnipeg were treated to a convincing seminar on the neglected pairing, tasting four rounds of whiskey, each one representative of a method, process and region that make it special. Gary Dawyduk, a product ambassador for the Grant Park […]

Dinner, Theatre: After 10 years, Saskatoon’s Chefs’ Gala is more glamorous than ever

By Jordan Rutherford When Anthony McCarthy, executive chef at the Saskatoon Club, organized Saskatoon’s first Chefs’ Gala and Showcase a little over 10 years ago, he had humble hopes, dreams and aspirations — a nice supper with some friends and family where the local culinary arts could be celebrated through fine dining and awards, courtesy […]

The Canadian Culinary Federation ramps up for its 2019 National Conference

Press Release Chefs and cooks from across the country are gathering for the 56th Annual Canadian Culinary Federation (CF) National Conference this coming May 26 to 30. When this dynamic group of professionals comes to town, the goal is to explore the Niagara region through the joint lenses of sustainability and taste by including wine […]