Beyond accessibility: universal restaurant design is essential

By Adrian Johansen Your guests are the heart and soul of your business. There are few things more satisfying for the owner or operator of a restaurant than seeing happy patrons crowded around a bountiful table, laughing, talking, and breaking bread together. However, for one market demographic, the opportunity to enjoy such fellowship is still […]

Diversity in foodservice lags behind other industries, finds report

Despite efforts to improve diversity in foodservice, the industry is still lagging behind many other sectors, as well as its own targets, according to a new study from Deloitte and The Food Industry Association (FMI). The report found that while 68 per cent of food and beverage companies are training their employees on diversity and […]

Starbucks introducing braille menus in North America

Starbucks has announced that it will be introducing large-print and braille menus to all of its restaurants across the United States and Canada starting this summer to help its visually impaired customers. The braille menus were developed in partnership with National Braille Press. The coffee giant has also begun offering a service that connects blind […]

Canadian chefs and cooks to gather in Charlottetown – June 10 to 14, 2018

Press release Canadian chefs and cooks will unite at the birthplace of confederation this June to mark a year of change and progress, with the launch of a new brand and logo and a refreshed mandate for growth, inclusivity and harnessing the passion of culinarians across the country. President Simon Smotkowicz is looking forward to […]