1 in 4 Ontario F&B manufacturers waiting more than a year for critical staff

A new study conducted by Food and Beverage Ontario has found that while Ontario’s food and beverage processing industry is seeking to ease its skilled trade shortage by increasing education, employment opportunities, and access to qualified foreign workers, manufacturers are faced with numerous barriers. The report, funded by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, […]

Vollrath Company introduces a complete line of conveyor toasters and ovens

Press release The Vollrath Company, LLC, a leading manufacturer of equipment and smallwares for the foodservice industry, announces the launch of a full line of high-quality, American-made conveyor toasters and ovens. “This is an exciting enhancement to our cooking equipment product offering,” said Paul Egbert, managing director of smallwares and countertop equipment for Vollrath. “We […]

Antunes partners with A&W Canada on Egg Station

Manufacturer’s equipment enables chain to cook eggs consistently Press release Antunes, a family owned and operated company specializing in the manufacturing of foodservice equipment, partnered with A&W Food Services of Canada, Inc. (A&W Canada) on a chain wide roll-out of its Egg Stations to approximately 550 restaurant locations. The roll-out coincided with the leading Canadian […]

KitchenAid Commercial appoints Flanagan Agencies Inc. as manufacturer representatives in Atlantic Canada

Press release KitchenAid Commercial is pleased to announce the new appointment of Flanagan Agencies Inc. as manufacturer representatives in the Atlantic Canada region. Flanagan Agencies Inc. (FAI) was established in 1996. Located in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada, they are strategically located in the hub of the Maritime Provinces. This allows them easy access to all […]

The latest equipment to boost back-of-house efficiency

Nowhere in a restaurant operation is the full effect of technology and innovation more acutely experienced than in the kitchen. From fryers, steamers and grills to the latest in warewashing equipment, manufacturers are employing advances in technology to make a chef’s job easier and more efficient. We recently talked to several leading equipment manufacturers about […]

The cutting edge: The latest innovations in commercial kitchen knives

Canadian Restaurant & Foodservice News recently asked leading kitchen knife manufacturers about the latest trends and developments in this indispensable kitchen utensil. Here is what they had to say. Participants: Renee Hourigan, Director of Marketing, North America, Swiss Army Derek Marcotte, President, Wüsthof-Trident of Canada Inc. What are some of the most exciting new trends, […]