Wingstop opening first Canadian restaurant in Toronto

Toronto’s chicken wars have another fighter, as Wingstop is opening its first Canadian restaurant in Toronto on June 29. The rapidly-growing fast-casual wing brand will host a grand opening celebration at its 2218 Bloor West location on June 29. A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be followed by a performance by acclaimed beatboxer and winner of “Canada’s […]

Why Canadian restaurants are exploring US expansion

By Mo Chaar With COVID-19 cases increasing and certain restrictions being re-introduced throughout Canada, vulnerable Canadian restaurants are nervous about their future as we enter a new era of government-instated mandates. Mask and vaccine requirements are being implemented across provinces, posing another barrier for restaurants and hindering their rebound from the turbulent year-and-a-half they’ve already […]

Wingstop to enter Canada with 100 locations from 2022

American fast-casual Wingstop is bringing its chicken wings to Canada. Wingstop has struck an agreement with JPK Capital to develop 100 locations across Canada in the next 10 years, with the first set to open in Toronto in 2022, pending any unexpected or additional Canadian border regulations and closures stemming from COVID-19. Wingstop’s expansion into […]

Spot Coffee announces five new franchise development agreements

Press Release Spot Coffee is pleased to announce that at this early stage of the month of January of 2019, it has already signed five new franchise deposit agreements to develop five new Spot cafés. Locations for two of these franchise cafés in the city of Niagara Falls and the town of North Tonawanda, both in the State of New York, […]

Taco Bell Canada opens new location in Saskatoon

Press Release Taco Bell Canada is pleased to announce yet another restaurant opening in Saskatoon, at 950 Melville St. The community is invited to celebrate at the newly opened location’s grand opening party today, Friday, January 11th, at 12 p.m. Samples of Taco Bell Canada’s latest menu innovations — such as the newly launched Nacho […]