• 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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  • Stadtländer named NAIT’s chef in residence
    EDMONTON – Chef-farmer Michael Stadtländer, who is known for his commitment to sustainable food production and a champion of the ‘eat local’ movement, has been named the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology’s (NAIT) 2015 Hokanson Chef in Resi

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  • Starbucks names Kevin Johnson president and COO
    SEATTLE — Starbucks Corporation announced on Jan. 22 the appointment of Starbucks board member and former technology executive Kevin Johnson as president and chief operating officer.

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  • Uwe Boll’s restaurant announces chef and opening date
    VANCOUVER—Director Uwe Boll’s Bauhaus Restaurant is slated to open at 1 West Cordova St. in March with a Michelin-starred chef at the helm.

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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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  • Renovating your brand
    In the hospitality industry, it's important to keep things fresh without losing focus of what makes your brand unique. RN talked to operators and industry experts to get their take on putting your best foot forward and how to avoid costly missteps.

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  • Guelph Food Academy open to public

  • GUELPH, Ont. — The University of Guelph food science department will open an online food safety course to the public in mid-February.
  • Foodservice to grow less than one per cent: NPD

  • TORONTO — According to The NPD Group, 2015 will be a battle for market share in both quick and full service restaurants with the Canadian foodservice industry expected to grow less than one per cent year over year for the next five years.
  • Blaze Fast-Fire'd expanding to Canada

  • LOS ANGELES — Build-your-own pizza chain Blaze Fast-Fire'd Pizza, announced on in mid-January it has signed a franchise agreement with Five Star Blaze Holdings, Inc. to develop the concept in Canada.
  • Famoso heads into Saskatchewan

  • SASKATOON—Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria is bringing its traditional pies to Saskatchewan with the opening of a restaurant in the Lawson Heights neighbourhood on Jan. 19.
  • Executives depart Tim Hortons

  • OAKVILLE, Ont.—On the heels of its $12.5-billion deal with Burger King, three Tim Hortons senior executives have left the company.
  • Burger King, Tim Hortons deal finalized

  • OAKVILLE, ON and MIAMI, FL—The minister of industry gave the green light in December to a deal that will see Burger King take over Tim Hortons and create a new global quick service restaurant.