How baked goods can sweeten your cheque totals

Amid continued inflation, one category remains a constant in Canadian diets: baked goods. Indulging in sweet treats is a way for consumers to treat themselves without breaking the bank, according to Jo-Ann McArthur, co-founder and president of Nourish Food Marketing. “It’s worth it to them,” she says. The baked goods category allows restaurants the opportunity […]

Wetzel’s Pretzels expands international presence with eight-store deal in Canada

Press release Wetzel’s Pretzels, the innovator in the fresh-baked pretzel category, has signed an agreement to bring the company’s made-from-scratch pretzels, Bitz and fresh lemonade across Canada through an agreement with franchisee, Cory Reddekopp. Reddekopp will focus on developing locations across the Alberta and British Columbia provinces. Currently, Wetzel’s has two existing Canadian locations in […]

Team Canada prepares to shine at international butchery skills competition

Press release With knives sharpened, chef coat pressed and apron tied, Abe Van Melle prepares to make Canada proud in a competition celebrating the lost art of butchery. Van Melle, Technical Manager for the Canadian Beef Centre of Excellence (CBCE) and a team of talented chef instructors from the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) […]

Canadian chef takes home Gold Award at Lee Kum Kee International Young Chef Chinese Culinary Challenge 2016

Press release Young chef Yang Gong from Canada has won the Gold Award in the Lee Kum Kee International Young Chef Chinese Culinary Challenge 2016, with his winning dish ‘Homing Birds with Diced Beef’. Aged 36, Yang Gong is currently an Executive Chef at Bashu Sichuan Cuisine restaurant, with 20 years of experience in Sichuan and Cantonese cuisine. Returning for its second year, the […]

Let the flames begin at The WORKS!

Press release Restaurant celebrates international flavours with a special menu featuring gourmet burgers and beers from around the world Are you ready to travel the world on a gourmet burger adventure?  The WORKS Gourmet Burger Bistro — the full-service neighbourhood bistro known for its more than 50 different, hand-pressed gourmet burgers, bottomless fresh hand-cut fries, cool classic […]

Great reasons to add more soup to your menu

By Sean Moon In my experience, it’s hard to find someone who doesn’t like soup. For many of us, it brings back comforting memories of sitting at our kitchen table as a kid with a steaming bowl of homemade chicken noodle on a cold winter day. For others, it represents our family tradition or cultural […]

Starbucks Canada welcomes customers for an elevated evening experience

Press release First three Starbucks Canada locations launch select menu of savoury sharable plates along with Canadian and international wine, Canadian craft beer and cider Today, Starbucks announced the first three locations in Canada to launch the new Starbucks Evenings menu. Starting April 5, the stores at 3079 Bloor St. W., 446 Spadina Rd. and 1740 […]