March 31, 2016 - Accounting, Cost Controls, Cost Saving, Food Waste, Inventory, Investors, Labeling, Labour Costs, Members, Owners, Payroll, Restaurants Canada News, Restaurateurs, ROI, Stock, Restaurants, Community Post, General, Kitchen Tips

5 Top Ways You Can Increase Profits

5 Top Ways You Can Increase Profits Restaurateurs, are profits on the brain? Taking some time to consider your profit flow and cost controls will benefit you in the long run. If you’re looking to ...

March 30, 2016 - Copywriting, Grammar, Members, Restaurateur, Social Media, Blogging, Community Post, General, Marketing

Copywriting for Restaurateurs

Copywriting has a valuable role in restaurant marketing. Whether it is your website copy, the wording on your menu or your voice on social media. It should be consistent, it should be ...

March 23, 2016 - Foodies, Members, Profile, Restaurants Canada News, Ruby Watch co., YYZ, Beehives, Blunt Inquiry Asks..., Blunt Roll, Chef, Chef Lora Kirk, Community, Community Post, Food, General, Kitchen Tips, Lora Kirk, Ontario, Toronto

Blunt Inquiry asks... Chef Lora Kirk

What is your idea of a perfect restaurant? One that opens on my days off (which are Sundays and Mondays) and opens late when I’m ready to eat because I don’t want to get up early or make plans. It ...

March 22, 2016 - Associate Member, Members, Restaurant Concept, Restaurants, Build it By Design, Building, Colour Scheme, Community Post, Concept, Design, General, Restaurant Design

The Hottest Restaurant Design Trends of 2016

Nowadays, you need more than just good food to impress customers. Well-informed customers are searching for restaurants that can offer them a memorable dining experience, now more than ever. One way ...

March 18, 2016 - Members, Restaurants, Community Post, Events, Food Classes, General, Kitchen Tips, Restaurant Operators

Five ideas for classes to offer at your restaurant

A great cost-effective marketing tool and opportunity to drive up profits is to offer cooking classes during off-hours or held in the private room (if available) at your restaurant operation. ...

March 17, 2016 - Canada, Enercare Center, Humber, Iron Chef, Restaurants Canada Show, #RestaurantsCanadaShow, RestoShow16, Restaurants, Bartending, Community Post, General, Latte Art, Parma

#TBT: The #RestoShow16 Photo Archives!

Just over 2 1/2 weeks ago, Restaurants Canada worked tirelessly to put on the best Hospitality and Foodservice trade show that this country has ever seen! We're happy to announce one of our most ...

March 16, 2016 - Amanda Cohen, Foodies, Profile, USA, Blunt Inquiry Asks..., Blunt Roll, Chef, Chef Amanda Cohen, Community, Community Post, Dirt Candy, Feminism, Food, General, Kitchen Tips

Blunt Inquiry Asks… Chef Amanda Cohen

What is your idea of a perfect restaurant? One I don’t own.

March 14, 2016 - Canada's 100 Best Restaurants, Sous Chef, Chef de Partie, Community Post, Fine Dining, General, Kitchen, Kitchen Culture, Milan, San Pellegrino, Young Chefs

Only Three Weeks Left! Apply NOW to Win the S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2016 Title! 

Are you under thirty, with at least one year of restaurant experience working as a chef, sous chef or chef de party? This is your chance to make your dreams come true!

March 10, 2016 - Branding, Foodservice, Guest Submission, Members, photography, Business, Community Post, General, Marketing, Restaurant Marketing

10 Tips to Menu Food Photography: Part 2

Welcome to the second in a series, where I speak to using photography effectively in your overall restaurant marketing strategy. Check out the first one here, and find the original article on my blog.

March 09, 2016 - Investors, Members, Owners, Restaurants Canada News, Restaurants Canada Show, RestoShow16, Canadian Restaurant Investment Summit, Canadian Restaurant Operators Summit, Community Post, CRIS CROS, CRIS2016, CROS2016, GE Capital, General, Hospitality Week

Hospitality Week: Bringing our community together

The last few weeks have been a flurry of excitement and idea sharing in the Canadian restaurant and foodservice industry! What we’ve officially dubbed as “Hospitality Week” was a success. From our ...


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