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

Restaurants Canada
Canada celebrates its 150th birthday in 2017. The RC Show will participate by celebrating 150 years of foodservice, innovation, leadership and culinary excellence. The focus will be on icons, influencers, provinces, countries, brands and the culinary mosaic that has shaped Canada’s hospitality industry.
The show, taking place during RC Hospitality Week, encompasses a jam-packed schedule of business building presentations, workshops and seminars. The redesigned show floor includes eight Pavilions, new Tasting Lounges, Culinary Stage and Food Experience. Engaging networking events include the evening Industry Night welcome reception, Breakfast With Champions and new off-site events.
Experience Canada Unleashed at the RC Show! Be empowered by the impressive roster of content designed to equip over 14,000 owners, operators and industry professionals with what they need to stay competitive and grow their business. Engage with over 700 companies and leading brands that feature the latest in food, technology, equipment and services that shape our industry.
Here’s a selection of what RC Show is serving up:
  • Uniquely Canadian Food Experience: A taste of Canada’s finest from our provinces, restaurants and chefs from coast to coast at the show in the Food Experience feature area and off-site at an exclusive Nations Feast event which will bring the industry together to celebrate Canada’s exceptional culinary scene.
  • It’s a Small World: Celebrate the world of cuisines that have shaped how we dine in Canada. You can find a representation of countries including products from Japan, Italy, Spain, Mexico and the U.S that have inspired creativity with menus.
  • Taste the Difference: Let your taste buds guide you with a bigger and bolder Shake & Sling Pavilion with bartending competitions, beer garden, Ontario craft breweries, sake bar. Don’t miss the Tasting Lounge offering whiskey and bourbon sampling, cocktails, mocktails. beer, sake and wine pairings.
  • Menu Innovation: The culinary stage inspires menu ideation and profit-making ideas that are vital to long-term success for operations. Demos include: Butchery Course; Art of Spanish Tapas; Pizza and Gelato Making 101; Cooking with Beer; Innovation with Eggs; Seafood Revolution and so much more.
  • Business Builder Series: Experts gather to share their experiences, expertise and insights on top trends, marketing strategies, technology, front and back of house best practices along with sustainable business practices.
  • Breakfast With Champions: RC Leadership Innovation and RC Culinary Award will be announced as leaders and icons highlight the industry’s successes, best practices, current issues and the future of hospitality.
  • Competition Heats Up: See who has what it takes to stand above the rest. Highlights include: Top Shelf bartending competition, Canadian Culinary Federation chef competition, Iron Chef local food student competition and much more.
  • Canada’s Best: For the second year in a row, an expert panel of chefs, restaurateurs, food critics and diners judge and rank restaurants from across the country. Canada’s Top 100 Restaurants will be revealed at the RC Show.
The RC Show provides the platform to connect and grow your business, shop the latest innovation, become inspired and learn from the best.
For complete show information please visit: or call 1-800-387-5649 ext. SHOW (7469)
Event Title:
RC Show 2017: Canada Unleashed
Show Dates/
Sunday, February 26, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Monday, February 27, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Tuesday, February 28, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Venue: Enercare Centre, 100 Princes’ Blvd, Toronto, ON M6K 3C3
Cost*: $40 early bird rate till Dec 31, 2016
$50 January 1 to February 25, 2017
$70 on-site at the doorFree for Restaurants Canada Members
*Must be 19 years of age or older, no children allowed