A new government report shows the devastating effect that COVID-19 has had on the food and beverage and hospitality industries in 2020.
Restaurants and bars can utilize reusable branded masks to extend their marketing reach while keeping customers safe and happy, according to Marc Gordon.
We’re now several weeks into the ongoing COVID-19 health crisis, which has had a singular and unprecedented impact on Canada’s food and beverage sector. Technomic predicts 2020 foodservice sales in Canada will be down 12 per cent to 27 per cent, with full-service restaurants and hotels being the hardest hit. From reduced services to full […]
Press Release As the COVID-19 crisis continues to cost hospitality workers their jobs and/or much of their income, two Canadian companies are joining forces to ensure they can quickly and efficiently be available and ready to work in other industries. Staffy (Staffy.com), an on-demand marketplace with 30,000 skilled hourly workers, has already shifted their focus […]
By Mohamad Fakih When I arrived in Canada at the age of 26, I came with a strong drive and desire to succeed. Like many others, I immigrated for the opportunity at a better life. I was attracted to Canada’s diversity as I saw this country as a land full of opportunities. It was by […]
Press Release Today 7shifts and Hyr are announcing a partnership which will help restaurants face their labour struggles head on. Competition among restaurants has always been intense, but today, competition to attract and retain staff has never been so tough. In a recent survey conducted by TouchBistro, 100 per cent of restaurant owners surveyed said […]
By Karen and Ross Horton The chef shortage in Canada is impacting restaurant owners from British Columbia to Newfoundland. Though, “shortage” might be the wrong term – there are many fiercely talented, hard-working chefs all across Canada wishing for change. The bigger problem is that with long hours and pay that is usually lower than […]
By David Hopkins One of our first clients at The Fifteen Group originally contacted us as they were having challenges with making strong profits on strong sales. As we quickly discovered, this was in large part because of difficulty in controlling labour costs. It wasn’t because they weren’t good at managing labour efficiency; it was […]
Press release Canada’s first on-demand marketplace instantly connects restaurant and hospitality industry with skilled contractors With the restaurant and hospitality industry’s busiest time of year about to get underway, Staffy, a revolutionary, on-demand marketplace that instantly connects restaurants and hospitality companies with skilled contractors, is making it easier to fill staffing gaps with the beta launch […]