• CFA honours foodservice chains
    Niagara Falls, Ont. — The Canadian Franchise Association presented awards to members of the foodservice industry on April 13 at its national convention held at Sheraton on the Falls.

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  • Vancouver bartender to compete in Australia
    TORONTO — Vancouver Pac Rim’s Mike Shum competed against seven other Canadian bartenders in the Bacardi Legacy cocktail competition. His Ladies that Lunch cocktail earned him a spot in the global competition in Australia.

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  • Kevin Sinclair new Thompson Toronto chef
    TORONTO — The Thompson Toronto hotel announced the appointment of Kevin Sinclair as chef in late February. Sinclair will helm the culinary operations for the property’s array of venues, including The Lobby Bar, Thompson Diner, Screening Room, Rooftop

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  • George Brown student tapas challenge
    On Friday, February 13, 10 culinary students from George Brown College competed in a live, on-campus cook-off creating original, tapas-inspired appetizer dishes.

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  • REPORT: QSRs still on top
    Forget your fancy artisan cheese, craft beer and organic lettuce sandwiches — the country continues to opt for quick and easy fast food keeping quick service restaurants (QSRs) on top of the foodservice chain.

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  • Women in foodservice: success stories from the industry
    This month we profiled six successful women in the foodservice industry.

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  • Future foodies: children's menus grow up
    A look into the relationship between restaurants and children and the role restaurants play in developing food literacy.

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  • A portrait of Polish cuisine
    From pride in ingredients to a newfound and complex idea of national identity, the cuisine of Poland is evolving both within its borders and on the international stage.

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  • We Care gala set

  • Mississauga, Ont. — In its 32nd year, Friends of We Care Foundation will host its annual gala on May 2 at the International Centre.
  • How to build a wine list

  • TORONTO — At the Restaurants Canada Show in early March Constellation Brands strategic account manager Dave Grant went over some of the fundamental elements behind a good wine list.
  • Halton summit tackles food tourism

  • MILTON, Ont. — At the Halton Food Tourism Summit, chefs, farmers and restaurateurs heard about how to take steps to sustainability, the title of the second annual meeting.
  • Yellow Pages launches dining app

  • MONTREAL — Yellow Pages announced the launch of YP Dine, a mobile app dedicated to the restaurant and dining sector, in mid-March.
  • Cascades’ boxboard group sold

  • KINGSEY FALLS, Que. — Cascades Inc. sold its North American boxboard manufacturing and converting assets to Atlanta-based Graphic Packaging Holding Company in a $44.9-million deal.