October 29, 2015 - Canada, Government, Government of Canada, Liberal Party, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Government Affairs, Restaurants Canada News, Community Post, Justin Trudeau

#TBT: Prime Minister-Elect Justin Trudeau's Well-Wishes for Restaurants Canada

Last week's election brought some surprising results. Shifting the government from a Conservative majority to a Liberal majority, we're in line to see some big shifts happening in our country - ...

September 28, 2015 - Food Waste, Members, Snout-to-Tail Dining, Restaurants, Blue Hill, Community Post, Ethical, Michelin Star, Seafood, Sustainability, Waste

Using Every Part: Can the Garbage-to-Plate Movement Help Reduce Food Waste?

A new trend is showing up on the restaurant scene: garbage-to-plate dining. As hilarious (or disgusting to some) as it sounds, this movement could be a positive solution to some of the food ...

September 24, 2015 - Cooks, Inspiration, World, Community Post, General, Menu Inspiration, Menus, Recipes, Salads

Far From Boring: salads from around the world

It's true that salads get a bad rap. But, it's also true that salads aren't boring. In fact, they have the potential to be delicious, innovative and creative, all at the same time (not to mention, ...

September 23, 2015 - Atlantic Canada, Donna Dooher, lobster roll, Members, PEI Shellfish festival, Restaurants Canada, Shellfish, Community Post, Garland Canada International Chef Challenge, General, oyster shucking

Shellfish festival celebrates PEI's culinary tastes and traditions

On Sept. 17 – 20, the Prince Edward Island Shellfish Festival marked its 20th anniversary with the biggest celebration in festival history. The weekend was jam-packed with cooking contests, celebrity ...

September 22, 2015 - Arts, Cookbooks, Culinary, Culinary Writing, Food Writing, Bilingual, Community Post, Food, General, Publishing, Regional

Taste Canada Awards 2015: Our adventure into the world of Canadian culinary writing

"Creating a cookbook is a tremendous act of love." - Donna Dooher  When it comes to cooking and cookbooks, an author puts their heart and soul into it - all for the hope of sharing their food, a ...

September 21, 2015 - Antonio Park, Wine, Community Post, Evergreen Brickworks, Festival, Food, Food and Wine, General, Toronto, Toronto Food and Wine Festival

Toronto Food and Wine Festival Leaves Us Feeling Full

After a beautiful summer of great food and exciting adventures through Canada, we're settling into Fall and are busier than ever. This past weekend in Toronto was the second annual Toronto Food and ...

September 15, 2015 - Cooking, Fall, Hacks, Harvest, Community Post, Desserts, Fruits, Kitchen Tips, Summer

The Right Way to Freeze Fruit for the Fall

Fall is here! We can feel it in the weather and our bones - but we can also see it in our markets. Those delicious summer fruits are slowly disappearing. Local strawberries, peaches and raspberries ...

September 07, 2015 - Asparagus, Autumn, Canada, Fall Harvest Vegetables, Locovore, Peas, Vegetables, Beets, Celery, Chef Survey, Community Post

#MenuMonday: Fall into Fall with these Canadian Fall vegetables for your menu!

For many chefs, Fall means a time to bring together a brand new menu. As the temperature drops, and the Canadian wilderness bursts into bright colours and rich harvest vegetables, many chefs will be ...

September 04, 2015 - Cottages, Fall, National Holiday, Patios, Restaurants Canada News, Restaurants, Bars, Community Post, Labour Day, Summer

Happy Labour Day, Canada!

This weekend is Labour Day in Canada! Get in all those last-minute summer patio drinks, rooftop events and cottaging.

September 01, 2015 - Foodservice, Industry, Restaurants Canada Show, Trade Show, Bizbash, Canadian Events, Caterers, Community Post, Direct Energy Centre, Events, Restaurant Industry

Restaurants Canada Show makes BizBash's Top 100 Canadian Events of 2015 List

Have you ever attended the Restaurants Canada Show?  The 3-day Hospitality and Foodservice expo has been a mainstay in the Canadian trade show scene, as well as a proud part of what Restaurants ...


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