Ontario launches Canada’s first-ever Upcycled Food Fest

Canada’s first-ever Upcycled Food Fest aims to launch a new way of reducing food waste in the country. Running through November, the Upcycled Food Fest will bring together an unprecedented group of chefs, restaurants, food and beverage companies, nutritionists, and grocery retailers. The festival aims to demonstrate how healthy, fully sustainable, and delicious meals can […]

Rejuvenate and refresh staff with Love Yoga Festival!

The restaurant industry and its workers definitely deserve a fun night out, and there’s no better way than with Love Yoga Festival. On Thursday, August 26, from 6 p.m. until 10 p.m., McMichael Canadian Art Gallery in Kleinburg, Vaughan, Ont. is hosting a yoga and guided meditation experience under the stars in support of CAMH. […]

Food Day Canada celebrates Canadian food workers

Canadians are ready to celebrate Food Day Canada 2021 on Saturday, July 31. Across the country, people will be sharing good food and Canada will be lit up from coast to coast for this year’s celebrations. Almost 50 buildings and icons, from Government House in St. John’s, Newfoundland, to Niagara Falls and the Fairmont Banff […]

ORHMA offering COVID-19 safety webinar

The Ontario Restaurant, Hotel, and Motel Association (ORHMA) is offering a free COVID-19 safety webinar to foodservice and hospitality operators. As the industry continues to reopen back up for the summer and Ontario becomes the final province to relaunch indoor dining, doing so in a safe and controlled manner will be vital. Staying in compliance […]

Register for the Canadian Restaurant & Foodservice News webinar series

Canadian Restaurant & Foodservice News is proud to launch an educational and engaging Energy Efficiency webinar series for the Canadian foodservice industry. Proudly supported by the Ontario Restaurant, Hotel, and Motel Association (ORHMA), ECNG Energy Group, the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO), the Culinary Federation, and Flanagan Foodservice, these webinars will offer expert advice and […]

La Poutine Week returns with delivery for 2021

La Poutine Week is back and isn’t letting COVID-19 stop it. The weeklong event returns Feb. 1 to Feb. 7 in partnership with SkiptheDishes and aims to “empower the Canadian restaurant industry, restaurateurs, servers, and foodies – all in celebration of poutine,” according to a release. This year, La Poutine Week will allow poutine lovers […]

It’s time to TURN UP the Heat for International Women’s Day

It’s a well-known fact that foodservice is a tough industry. It’s even tougher if you’re a woman – and yet, women across Canada continue to strive and succeed in culinary careers. On March 5, Canadian Women in Food (CWIF) is stirring things up for International Women’s Day with its TURN UP The Heat charity dinner […]