Restaurants Canada | The voice of foodservice / La voix des services alimentaires
Restaurants Canada is a national, not-for-profit association representing Canada’s diverse and dynamic restaurant and foodservice industry. Aim is to create an environment to help our members in every Canadian community grow and prosper.
Edible cannabis, cannabis extracts and cannabis topicals will become legal to sell in Canada no later than Oct. 17, 2019, a year after the federal government legalized recreational cannabis use. Health Canada is now seeking feedback on proposed edible cannabis regulations that will come into force under the Cannabis Act. This public consultation period will [...]
The explosion in consumer demand for plant-based foods was on full display this summer when A&W suffered a “Canada-wide” shortage of Beyond Meat Burgers, just one month after launch. Fans of the new product had to wait until Oct. 1 for the North Vancouver-based chain to finally bring back the popular plant-based patties. What this [...]
Digital technologies are transforming almost every industry and impacting the way many businesses operate. The foodservice sector is not immune. Driven primarily by millennials, guests want to interact with restaurants in increasingly virtual ways, but still expect excellent customer service. They’re more willing to turn away from long lines or slow checkouts, which means lost [...]
When looking for sustainable seafood options, it’s not a question of wild vs. farmed seafood. There are both sustainable and unsustainable options for both. A lot of factors need to be considered before making a truly sustainable choice. So, what are the right questions to ask before putting seafood on your menu or your table? [...]
An outbreak of cases of E. coli linked to contaminated romaine lettuce is still being investigated in Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick and several U.S. states. Now that evidence indicates that the source of contamination can be narrowed down to a number of suspected areas in California, many restaurateurs across Canada are asking: Is romaine lettuce [...]