Pür & Simple: Pushing for female empowerment in foodservice

COVID-19 has stunted progress in addressing foodservice’s gender imbalance, but Pür & Simple is on a continuing mission By Tom Nightingale The foodservice and restaurant industry has been thrust under a newly intense spotlight throughout COVID-19. During a pandemic that has devastated foodservice and hospitality to an extent felt by few other industries, there has […]

Chatelaine: The Big Dish – celebrating Canadian women in food, Oct. 29 in Toronto

Press release Let’s dig in! Chatelaine: The Big Dish is a day-long, women-focused event for those who are passionate about all things food. With engaging and thought-provoking keynote sessions, kicked off by celebrity chef Lynn Crawford, the event will also feature lively panel discussions, candid interviews, and meaningful networking opportunities with women from all areas […]

JOEY Restaurant Group named one of the best workplaces for women in 2017

Press release JOEY Restaurant Group is proud to announce that it has been named one of the best workplaces for women in 2017. JOEY Restaurant Group received this honour after a thorough and independent analysis conducted by Great Place to Work Canada, which included the following considerations of the organizations surveyed: Minimum 50 women employees […]

Mentorship: A key ingredient in the kitchen

By Liana Robberecht My first unofficial mentorship began early on in my life. An elderly Japanese man took me under his wing and taught me how to use chopsticks and fight with a noble spirit. Mr. Miyagi didn’t know it at the time, but together, he and I would inspire millions. While it may have […]