By Jessica Brill The last few years have certainly taken a toll on the hospitality industry. However, some would argue it wasn’t all doom and gloom, as restaurants adopt technology and review operations to boost efficiency and their bottom lines. Perhaps even more importantly, the pandemic shone a bright and critical light on the working […]
As the hospitality industry continues to struggle with labour shortages and inflation costs, rising credit card fees have further challenged the industry. The federal government has pledged to step in, however, to help provide some relief. As part of their 2022 fall economic statement, the federal government has committed to enter into negotiations with the […]
By Peter Dougherty This time last year, the future of the Canadian hospitality business — and hospitality in general — seemed unsure. Fortunately, things have changed. The hospitality industry is re-emerging to serve Canadians who are excited to be back at their favourite restaurants, coffee shops, and bars. But we’re not out of the woods […]
Not 9 to 5 has created a foodservice mental health resource for restaurant and hospitality workers who have been struggling during COVID-19.
By Doug Radkey Adapt & Pivot. Two words we have recently become accustomed to. As a restaurateur, you’ve likely had to do both, to some extent, to maintain consistent levels of sustainability or to just flat-out survive. On the consumer side, households across Canada and much of the world have also faced an incredible amount […]
On Tuesday August 18, 2020, Tony Elenis, President & CEO of the Ontario Restaurant Hotel & Motel Association (ORHMA) spoke to the Standing Committee on Finance & Economic Affairs on the impact of COVID-19 to the small & medium-sized businesses of the hospitality industry. There is no doubt that the hospitality industry needs sector specific […]
The hospitality industry bands together as 75 restaurants across Canada join an innovative program to help end youth hunger in their communities! Press release Four years ago Andrew Hall and Jeremy Bryant quit their jobs as a consultant and an accountant in order to start a non-profit called Mealshare. Their vision was to create an […]