The City of Toronto has announced that it has opened registration for its extended 2022 CaféTO program and is now welcoming applications from restaurants and bars. Operators in the city who are interested in expanding their outdoor dining space into the curb lane and onto sidewalks can register and apply through a new streamlined online […]
Toronto is now home to North America’s first-ever virtual IHOP location. Dine Brands International has announced the location as part of its partnership with Ghost Kitchens Brands, which owns and operates a network of virtual kitchens across the continent, featuring items from more than 20 well-known restaurants and consumer brands. At 60 Sudbury St. in Toronto’s […]
Toronto’s popular CaféTO program, a measure born out of the pandemic that allowed restaurant and bar patios to extend onto sidewalks and roadways, could become a permanent year-round initiative. The City of Toronto Executive Committee has approved a proposal supported by Mayor John Tory to make the program permanent through a “phased” approach and also waive […]
DineTOgether, part of the City of Toronto’s ShowLoveTO initiative, has officially begun at more than 270 locations across the city to support local restaurants and celebrate Toronto’s diverse culinary scene. DineTOgether will run for two weeks from September 17 to October 3 and will showcase the breadth and diversity of Toronto’s restaurants. Over the next […]
Toronto-based Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment will begin requiring proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test result for visitors to its facilities and MLSE restaurants in mid-September. The company owns the Real Sports, E11EVEN, and Hot Stove Club restaurant brands as well as the Toronto Maple Leafs, Toronto Raptors, Toronto FC, Toronto Argonauts, and […]
The City of Toronto has opened registration for DineTOgether, part of the ShowLoveTO initiative, which aims to support the recovery of local restaurants and celebrate Toronto’s diverse culinary scene. DineTOgether will run from Friday, September 17 to Sunday, October 3, 2021 to encourage residents to patronize local eateries through a feature menu available by takeout, […]
Winners can use the COVID-19 Restaurant Relief Grants to help offset operating costs amid the ongoing pandemic. DoorDash has announced the Canadian winners of its COVID-19 Restaurant Relief Grants program through the company’s five-year, US$200 million Main Street Strong Pledge. The grants come as part of DoorDash providing C$1,125,000 to help eligible restaurants in Montreal, Toronto, […]
The first wave of registration will begin in late February, with the aim of the first curb lane closures being installed as soon as May.
A City of Toronto report backed by Mayor John Tory has outlined a plan for a bigger and better CaféTO program in 2021 to help local restaurants.
Delivery service DoorDash has launched a new initiative to help Canadian restaurants that are navigating uncertainties during COVID-19. The delivery company has announced it will be providing $1,125,000 CAD in local grants that can be used by struggling restaurants in Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver to offset costs as they continue to recover from the COVID-19 […]