Ontario is setting an indoor capacity limit at restaurants, bars and other food and drink establishments to the number of patrons who can maintain a physical distance of at least two metres from every other patron, to a maximum of 100 patrons.
Toronto is moving to implement further operational restrictions on restaurants after a recent spike in COVID-19 cases in the city.
Ontario now prohibits the sale of alcohol after 11 p.m. and requires bars and restaurants to close by 12 a.m. after COVID-19 case spike.
By Doug Radkey Adapt & Pivot. Two words we have recently become accustomed to. As a restaurateur, you’ve likely had to do both, to some extent, to maintain consistent levels of sustainability or to just flat-out survive. On the consumer side, households across Canada and much of the world have also faced an incredible amount […]
By Sophie Mir In this edition of “concepts to watch,” we highlight three restaurant concepts that are making an impact on Canadian diners. Here’s a look at the characteristics and menu offerings that make these restaurants unique: Neo Coffee Bar Facebook: 2,584 likes | Instagram: 12,880 followers | Twitter: 732 followers Locations: 2 (Toronto) Concept […]
On Tuesday August 18, 2020, Tony Elenis, President & CEO of the Ontario Restaurant Hotel & Motel Association (ORHMA) spoke to the Standing Committee on Finance & Economic Affairs on the impact of COVID-19 to the small & medium-sized businesses of the hospitality industry. There is no doubt that the hospitality industry needs sector specific […]
On June 12, outdoor dine-in service at Ontario restaurants and bars in regions that have moved into Stage 2 of the province’s relaunching will reopen.
By Dax Dasilva Looking back at the last few years, we’ve seen emerging new technologies completely transform the restaurant industry. App-driven delivery is a downtown norm, and restaurants that haven’t adopted social media shouldn’t expect to be long for this world. The rise of the mobile, cloud-based POS, and the emphasis on a customer-centric experience, […]
Press release Tapped-out consumers will dampen sales in the food services industry over the next five years. Restaurant sales are forecast to grow by an average of just 1.4 per cent per year between 2018 and 2022, according to The Conference Board of Canada’s Canadian Industrial Outlook: Food Services. “Canadians’ ability to spend will be squeezed not […]
Press release Chef Normand Laprise and Christine Lamarche, co-owners of renowned Montréal establishments Toqué! and Brasserie T!, will reveal next fall an all-new restaurant named Beau Mont, in addition to launching a second Brasserie T branch, this time on Montréal’s South Shore, in Quartier DIX30. Beau Mont: simple and flavoursome cuisine The 80-seat Beau Mont will be open 7 evenings […]