Thriving in an oversaturated restaurant industry

By Jacob Mancini In the vast mosaic of Canada’s culinary scene, a rich palette of flavours, cultures, and restaurants merge to tantalize taste buds and ignite culinary business passions. Sounds delicious, doesn’t it? Yet, beneath the surface lies a pressing issue: we are oversaturated with restaurants. Subsequently, Canada finds itself at a crossroads – on […]

Flanagan Foodservice announces new roles for 2024

Flanagan Foodservice Inc. has announced that Dan Lafrance, currently president & CEO, is retiring effective March 2024.  Concurrent with this change, Bill Stafford is joining the company on January 15, 2024 and will succeed Mr. Lafrance as president & chief executive officer of the company. Mr. Lafrance joined Flanagan Foodservice in 2019 as the first […]

Pita Pit Canada donates $20,000 to charitable organizations

Celebrating real life examples of “Refuse to Settle”, Pita Pit locations across Canada join together to support their local communities Press release Pita Pit, the fresh thinking, healthy eating brand founded in Ontario, continues to demonstrate its commitment to becoming a valued partner in communities across Canada. In its latest initiative, Pita Pit is excited to […]

Creative science, space-driven concepts and robots: Food for thought for the future

Food scientists, beekeepers and even sanitary-minded robots are making waves in the restaurant and foodservice industry and impacting how the future of food will play out not just on Canada’s culinary stage, but on the global stage. Here’s an exciting round-up of some of the top industry disruptors and ideas transforming the restaurant and hospitality […]

How to improve table turns and diner satisfaction with analytics

By John Yi It seems like big data is everywhere you look these days. From the targeted ads you see online as you scroll through your favorite websites and social media feeds, to the apps you use to navigate traffic and get to work on time, to fraud detection on your credit or debit cards. […]

How technology is enabling the future of the foodservice industry

By Ziv Schierau Discussing the intersection of technology and dining lends itself easily to extremes. For example, you might imagine ‘The Restaurant of the Future’ — a Jetsons-like scenario — where automation has completely taken over every aspect of the dining experience, where meals are served using 3D-printers and each meal comes out perfect, every […]