Celebrating food holidays in June

If you’re looking for new ways to attract customers, offer something unique, and create a buzz for your restaurant, try celebrating some of the food holidays in June. Getting your guests in the spirit with unique menu items, themed décor, and enthusiastic staff will have customers talking about your restaurant in no time. You can […]

5 food holidays to celebrate in June, from cheese to smoothies

By Megan Prevost June has arrived and with it alluring thoughts of summer, long nights, and more outdoor dining in the sun. With the summer territory (no matter where you’re located) comes an increased popularity of frozen treats and refreshing snacks. While there are over 30 national food holidays to choose from this month (and […]

Evolving trends spur demand for fish and seafood

By Laura McGuire Trending seafood and fish dishes are giving many Canadians cause to dine out. Some of these items, like poke bowls and seafood boils, hail from different U.S. regions, while others such as conservas originate from farther regions of the world. What’s driving fish and seafood innovation? One catalyst is consumers’ increasing need […]

Five questions: Chef Matt Dean Pettit

By Marian Staresinic Chef Matt Dean Pettit is the founder of Rock Lobster Food Co. Since his first-ever pop-up event in March 2012, Rock Lobster has a bustling restaurant and a successful wholesale and retail seafood line, Matty’s Seafood. Matt’s latest exciting projects are his cookbook, The Great Lobster Cookbook, which was published by Random House and has since become a […]