Innovative plant-based flavours: a Q&A with Fraser Fitzgerald

Fraser Fitzgerald is a Canadian plant-based chef, educator, and recipe developer. For almost a decade, he’s been igniting culinary passion with vibrant plant-based cuisine. From innovative recipes to restaurant insights, menu development and cooking instruction, Fraser’s expertise continues to be admired by the hospitality industry. In our recent interview, we chatted with Fraser about his […]

The heart of the matter: Bernie’s restaurants continue to grow by putting people first

The restaurant business can be an exhausting endeavour, but Bernie’s has built a loyal community following that feels like family. With two locations run by the father-and-son team Brian and Carem Deep, their vast menu and exceptional service have customers coming back for more. Brian Deep Brian Deep, owner of both Bernie’s locations, knows that […]

Australian lamb tells a story of taste and versatility

Australian lamb’s popularity continues to grow, attracting chefs and diners alike with its delicious taste, climate-neutral sustainability, and the way it’s taking menus to the next level. In part the success is coming from chefs who are using Aussie lamb’s versatility to focus on the food, creating new dishes and incorporating fresh flavours into their […]

As Aussie lamb headlines Canadian menus, sustainability takes centre stage

Australian lamb is gaining momentum on Canadian menus for its taste and versatility, but it’s also impressing diners and chefs with its commitment to sustainability. Many consumers are taking an interest in where their food comes from, aligning with restaurants that echo their values – and they’re willing to pay a premium for sustainable meals. […]

Australian lamb adds delicious versatility to restaurant menus

As diner demand continues to drive globally inspired dishes, chefs are turning to Australian lamb for its delicious taste and versatility. As Toronto chef Matt Rosen explains, it’s “a tasty new way to think about protein.”   Chef Matt Rosen As a 30-year industry professional, Rosen’s focus these last few years has been on catering, […]

Diner demand for Australian lamb: a growing trend in Canada

Canadian menus are going global, highlighting Australian lamb in some of their most popular restaurant dishes. It offers a clean, delicious taste and is also free from additives, humanely sourced, and pasture-raised, making it a powerful protein for restaurant menus.   Australian lamb’s growing popularity is also thanks to the attention of people like David […]

Heinz Helps lifts Canadian restaurants to new heights

Heinz Helps lifts Canadian restaurants to new heights Canadian restaurant operators face many difficulties in their line of work, from maintaining thin margins on their bottom line to standing out in a crowded culinary field. These are extraordinary and challenging times in the foodservice world, with operators continuing to face strong headwinds brought on by […]

Nostalgic brands & iconic flavours for modern menus

As a chef, you know that taste is king. You also know the value of leaning on pantry staples to help you optimize your menus. You reap the rewards creatively and financially when you land on ingredients that can play the field, moving from savoury to sweet and bringing in rich, creamy texture, and when […]

Restaurants need to tell the Canadian chicken story

Do you know where your chicken comes from? Unfortunately, less than half of Canadians know how their food gets to the table. With misleading and often unreliable information in the media, consumers are not always getting the truth about Canadian farmers. “We work really hard to help restaurants understand what’s different about Canadian chicken,” says […]