Connecting chefs in need with cooks of the future

The culinary industry has been struggling with staffing through the pandemic, but the Culinary Federation is doing all that it can to help ease the pain. The Federation’s Toronto branch recently held an exciting ice-breaker networking event at Shalit Foods Inc. in downtown Toronto with the goal of connecting chefs who are looking for more […]

Toronto Taste celebrates 30 years this June in support of Second Harvest

The Toronto Taste festival, the city’s premier culinary event and largest prix fixe dinner, celebrates its 30th anniversary by returning in person in Toronto on Sunday, June 12 at the historic Evergreen Brickworks.  The event, presented by the Daniels Corporation, will bring together 50 of the most celebrated culinary and cocktail experts under one roof in support of Second […]

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 […]

Introducing Plant Forward, the first Canada-led international conference on plant-based food

Protein Industries Canada, Pulse Canada, and Plant-Based Foods of Canada are launching the inaugural Plant Forward conference in Toronto this November. The event will be the first Canada-led international conference on accelerating the growth of the plant-based food, feed, and ingredients ecosystem. The inaugural two-day event will take place at the Westin Harbour Castle in […]

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 […]

Ocean Wise Seafood Festival returns in February

More than 400 Canadian restaurants, grocery stores, and seafood suppliers will be serving up delicious offerings in the Ocean Wise Seafood Festival through the month of February. All month long, partners will serve up their best dishes and products in support of ocean conservation. Every festival item purchased will help in the fight against overfishing, […]

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 […]