Mental health in the hospitality industry and the need for change

By Kimberly Flear Hospitality is an industry where the lights never dim, and the energy never fades, filled with people who thrive in the chaos, master the off-hours, live for instant gratification, and dedicate themselves to exceeding the expectations of others. But the truth is, when the shift ends, when the guests have departed, and […]

Adjusting your path and your passion in hospitality

By Jamie Burke The restaurant industry can be all-consuming, and while many spend their lives within hospitality, adjusting your path to continue to fulfil that passion is a real and attainable goal.  “Si t’arrête de suivre ta passion, tu perdras ton âme” “If you stop following your passion, you will lose your soul” Mark Marin, […]

Top 5 books for restaurant owners

By Megan Prevost Many professional fields provide opportunities to grow through the pursuit of outside research and books. Taking a little time to read up on your work can pay back huge dividends in performance, but often this doesn’t ring true for fields where experience is king. Experience is the best teacher in many arenas, […]

What Canadian hospitality can learn from Australia

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 […]

More support coming for Newfoundland and Labrador hospitality industry

Press Release To assist eligible tourism and hospitality-based operators impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, the government of Newfoundland and Labrador has announced a $25 million support program for the industry. Under the Tourism and Hospitality Support Program, eligible small- and medium-sized tourism operators will be able to apply for a one-time, non-repayable working capital contribution of […]

SilverChef reveals finalists for Hospitality Awards 2020

Press Release Vancouver – On February 10, SilverChef, Canada’s leading hospitality financier, announced the finalists of its 2020 Hospitality Awards program. Six hospitality owners have been shortlisted to go through to the finals, which will take place on March 3, at the Restaurants Canada Show in Toronto. Finalists have been acknowledged for setting new standards in […]