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‘Tis the season for holiday cocktails!

Ho-ho-ho time is close with the long-awaited cheer of festive cocktails. Read more

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Consumers want their food NOW – are you ready?

Food on demand is growing rapidly; in fact, the industry saw more than $1 billion dollars in total investment funding in 2015, four times the amount of funding the industry received in 2012. Read more

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7 top tips to add some spice to your menu

Consider the humble burrito. The ancient Aztecs invented it; the conquering Spaniards adopted it; the Mexicans refined it. Now BarBurrito Restaurants raises the venerable tortilla wrap to the next level... Read more

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Entrepreneurs have strong taste for food franchises

Canadian entrepreneurs are relishing opportunities to join the rapidly growing franchise food sector. Read more
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63% of Canadians are concerned about food fraud

A new study suggests more than half of Canadians, especially those with health conditions, are worried the foods they're buying are not what labels claim Read more

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Freshii debuts on Toronto stock market, eyes aggressive expansion plan

The Toronto-based eatery, which specializes in customizable salads, wraps, bowls and smoothies, is aiming to have as many as 840 locations worldwide by the end of 2019. Read more

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2017 Canadian foodservice trends forecast

Heading into 2017, many are wondering: what's on the horizon for the Canadian foodservice industry? Read more

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Add a little fall and winter to your dessert menu

Kira Smith loves desserts. The chef grew up with the aroma of her mother’s freshly baked, flaky-crusted apple pie, bursting with juicy cinnamon-apple slices, wafting through the house. Read more

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This just in…Restaurants Canada Show will celebrate 150 years of foodservice excellence

Canada celebrates its 150th birthday in 2017. The RC Show will participate by celebrating 150 years of foodservice, innovation, leadership and culinary excellence. Read more
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Craft beer named as top trend in chefs’ survey for third straight year

More than 560 professional chefs across the country were asked to identify the menu items and cooking methods at the peak of popularity in the association's eighth annual survey. Read more

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Farm to table: A bit tricky in winter, but in high demand

Demand driven by the farm-to-table movement knows no seasons, so farmers in colder areas of the country increasingly use greenhouses and similar structures to meet wintertime demand for local produce. Read more

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Humber College culinary students bring their A game to food-truck themed competition

Humber College’s most promising culinary students competed on Dec. 1 in a live cook-off where they demonstrated their culinary chops creating food truck inspired dishes in front of hundreds of onlookers. Read more

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Time to cozy up to comfort food on your menu

It’s always comforting when an owner breathes life into an old restaurant. That’s the approach Jamie and Fran Rouse have used since relaunching Boondocks in March 2013, a venerable dockside eatery in scenic Fisherman’s Cove near Halifax, NS. Read more

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What’s up with Canada’s full-service restaurants?

Full-service restaurants are increasingly seeking to differentiate themselves by focusing on provenance. Read more