Foodservice jobs are being lost at almost double the rate of other industries

The data reveals that hospitality and foodservice jobs have been lost at nearly double the rate of those in other industries (62.1 per cent versus the national average of 36.5 per cent).

Food and beverage workers and Quebecers rank as Canada’s most vacation-deprived

Expedia survey finds that Canadian hospitality workers and those residing in Quebec are not taking their vacations to the detriment of health and family life Press release Expedia recently released the results of the 2017 Expedia® Vacation Deprivation® report, an annual study of vacation habits among employed adults in North America, South America, Europe and Asia-Pacific. The report revealed the food and […]

June’s: Canada’s first HIV+ eatery opens doors in Toronto

New campaign by Casey House to shine a light on stigma around HIV/AIDS Press release On November 6, Casey House opens the doors to June’s, Canada’s first pop-up restaurant run by HIV positive chefs. To ignite a conversation around the stigma that people living with HIV/AIDS experience, Chef Matt Basile of Fidel Gastro will lead a team of 14 HIV positive individuals-turned-cooks on November […]

Restaurant-goers influenced by online reviews while traditional marketing is still highly effective

Food cravings and quality continue as the top drivers for choosing a restaurant Press release The “How Diners Choose Restaurants” study released on October 18 from TouchBistro finds that the majority of restaurant goers (65 per cent) surveyed say that food cravings have the biggest impact on their restaurant choice. The research also finds that […]

OpenTable research reveals what Canadian diners want from technology

Exploring Canadian diner sentiment toward technology use before, during and after the meal Press release OpenTable has released the results of its latest Technology and Dining Out research survey*, which explores Canadian diner sentiment toward the use of technology before, during and after the dining experience. “Restaurants are embracing new technology to improve the front […]