In Canada, 32 restaurants will participate in Good France to celebrate the diversity and dynamism of French gastronomy

Press release Good France / Goût de France is a unique global event held on five continents in over 150 countries which, for this fourth consecutive year, will involve restaurants and chefs from around the world. Every one of them will offer “French menus” on the same day, Wednesday 21 March 2018, including Starter(s), Main course, […]

DoorDash expands in the Greater Toronto Area, offers delivery from more than 1,000 local restaurants

Press release DoorDash, the technology company connecting customers with the best local restaurants through door-to-door delivery, has announced it’s expanding in the Greater Toronto Area, delivering from more than 1,000 local restaurants. The service currently operates in more than 600 cities across North America, and four major, metropolitan markets in Canada. DoorDash will now be available across Halton and […]

A closer look at grocerants: A step towards a convenient and efficient future

Just when we thought we couldn’t reinvent the wheel, we see timeless concepts turned upside down to accommodate an ever-changing society. The food and hospitality industry is one realm that is leading the way with innovation, bringing concepts together to better serve customers. An exciting innovation that is emerging is grocerants – the combination of […]

OpenTable reveals Canada’s 100 Most Romantic Restaurants for 2018

Winning restaurants span nine provinces, with Ontario, Alberta, British Columbia and Quebec claiming the greatest number of honourees; the Niagara region rules in romance with 12 selections Press release As diners prepare to celebrate love this Valentine’s Day, OpenTable has announced Canada’s 100 Most Romantic Restaurants for 2018. These awards reflect the combined opinions of more than 500,000 restaurant reviews submitted by […]

Loyalty programs: A different recipe for success

By Patrick Watson Loyalty programs have existed for decades. Initially created within the airline industry to encourage brand loyalty, they typically provide benefits for money spent and value through progressive elite status. Research shows that we all belong to between four and eight. Unfortunately, research also shows that their ubiquity has created challenges leading to […]

The Rosseau Group acquires Casablanca Winery Inn

Press release The Rosseau Group (“TRG”) has added two investments in one fell swoop. Rosseau Hospitality has acquired Casablanca Winery Inn & Spa; Rosseau Development Corp (“RDC”) has acquired prime development lands for a new residential complex. Earlier this year, The Rosseau Group agreed to acquire the hotel and its related lands with an extended […]

MTLàTABLE 2017 generates $9-mil in revenue for 175 participating restaurants

Press release More than 131,000 locals and tourists got a taste of Montréal cuisine and the city’s internationally acclaimed culinary creativity during MTLàTABLE, an event presented by Aeroplan. This year, the increasingly popular food celebration took place over 15 days, a longer period than usual, to mark Montréal’s 375th anniversary. It generated over $9 million for participating […]

RANS presents its 2017 Restaurant Awards

Press release The 2017 Restaurant Awards Dinner, hosted by the Restaurant Association of Nova Scotia (RANS) celebrated outstanding service in the food and beverage industry at the annual awards dinner held on November 23, 2017 at The Prince George Hotel. “The evolution of our food and beverage culture in Nova Scotia is setting new and […]

St-Hubert Group set to expand the Harvey’s brand throughout Quebec

Press release Cara Operations Limited, owner of the Harvey’s brand and chain of restaurants, which was established in Quebec in 1964 and is famous for its customized flame-grilled burgers, has appointed the St-Hubert Group to manage, market and expand the Harvey’s brand throughout Quebec by supervising the opening of up to 45 new restaurants in the province including adding Harvey’s to […]

Table for one: OpenTable reveals solo dining reservations in Canada grow by 85 per cent

OpenTable also unveils the Top 25 Restaurants for Solo Dining in Canada Press release An analysis by OpenTable reveals that reservations for parties of one have grown nationally by 85 per cent since 2015. OpenTable findings indicate the stigma surrounding dining solo may be starting to lift and that consumers are eager to savour special culinary experiences alone. […]