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Foodservice Facts 2021

The most trusted annual foodservice industry research and insights guide, featuring the latest foodservice statistics, trends and forecasts.
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Restaurant Outlook Survey

This quarterly operator survey provides a progressive perspective on business conditions and challenges for the foodservice industry.

Featured Events

Feb
27
Community

Garland Canada Culinary Competition at RC Show 2022

Toronto, ON
February 27, 2022-March 1, 2022
$10,000 in cash and prizes are up for grabs at the Garland Canada Culinary Competition held at the RC Show 2022. Restaurants Canada and Garland Canada are committed to continuing their support of the culinary community and the thriving talent…
Nov
1
Conference

Canadian Restaurant Investment & Leadership Summit

November 1, 2021-November 4, 2021
The Canadian Restaurant Investment & Leadership Summit, hosted by CWB Franchise Finance, is returning virtually, November 1-4. Heading into its 11th year, CRILS is an annual business conference that brings the restaurant industry’s leaders together. Connect, network, and engage with…
Feb
27
Trade Show

RC Show 2022

Enercare Centre, Toronto, Ontario
February 27, 2022-March 1, 2022
Showing exactly how much Canada’s foodservice industry has been craving in-person interactions and key content on how to revive their businesses post-pandemic, the RC Show 2022 is looking forward to welcoming industry professionals back to its conference, tradeshow, competition and…
Sep
16
Community

PEI International Shellfish Festival

Charlottetown, PEI
September 16, 2021-September 19, 2021
Marking its 25th anniversary this year, the PEI International Shellfish Festival is the province's largest culinary celebration and is recognized internationally. Restaurants Canada will be presenting the Shellfish Excellence Award at the festival.
Jul
1
Community

Together Apart, Summer Cirque

Markham Fairgrounds 10801McCowan Road, Markham Ontario
July 1, 2021-August 1, 2021
Restaurants Canada is proud to partner with Together Apart Summer Cirque to support this hospitality industry. This never-before-seen outdoor, live theatrical cirque show is set to amaze audiences starting July 1, 2021 Canada Day. Canada’s own, Tony Award-winning production company,…
Mar
8
Conference

RC Show ON DEMAND

March 8, 2021-March 31, 2021
Get unlimited access to ideas, insights and inspiration from 150+ industry experts and 60+ hours of world-class programming. Continue to source innovative solutions from trusted suppliers and access exclusive show offers through our interactive Exhibit Hall.
Mar
2

RC Show 2021 ONLINE LIVE: Breakfast with Champions

Virtual
March 2, 2021-March 2, 2021
Breakfast with Champions is Restaurants Canada’s annual power breakfast event. It’s where the leaders of the hospitality industry gather to learn data-driven insights, gain exclusive knowledge from industry innovators, and inspiration from world-class speakers. Tuesday Mar 2, 8:30 – 10:30am…
Feb
27

Celebrating Black Voices in Ontario Food and Wine

Virtual
February 27, 2021-February 27, 2021
On Sunday, February 27th @ 2pm join Steve Byfield Winemaker of Nyarai Cellars, Chef Suzanne Barr of Suzanne Barr Food, Chef Anushka Garnier of Leaf + Bone, and hosted by wine professional Beverly Cardon in a virtual wine and food…
Feb
28
Community

Awards of Excellence

Virtual
February 28, 2021-March 3, 2021
NOMINATIONS NOW OPEN – Nominate someone whose contributions have made a difference to their community, province or the entire country, whether that be Leadership, Culinary or Innovation. Deadline for Nominations: Sunday, January 31, 11:59pm EST
Feb
15
Community

Japanese Sake Umami and its Dialogue with Food Webinar 2021

Virtual
February 15, 2020-February 22, 2020
Join us for a Sake & Food Pairing webinar tailored to Liquor Licensees and Liquor Industry Trade Professionals. This complimentary webinar will be lead by Sake sommelier and Sake Samurai Michael Tremblay and will explore sake’s versatility, tricks for creating…
Nov
24
Conference

Rethink Virtual Conference

Virtual
November 24, 2020-November 24, 2020
BDO’s Rethink Virtual Conference will bring together mid-market business owners and executives from manufacturing, technology, retail, real estate, and private equity to help them learn how they can transform their business to build resilience and reach their growth potential.
Nov
2
Conference

2020 Canadian Restaurant Investment & Leadership Summit

Virtual
November 2, 2020-November 5, 2020
The Canadian Restaurant Investment & Leadership Summit, hosted by CWB Franchise Finance, is returning this November, virtually. Heading into its 10th year, CRILS is the annual business conference that brings the restaurant industry’s leaders together. Join us this November as…
Oct
16
Community

Toronto Food Film Fest

Virtual
October 16, 2020-October 25, 2020
Reserve your seat at Toronto’s only multi-day food film festival. Don’t miss your chance to screen mouth-watering, thought-provoking, conversation-starting independent films about food from around the world. Curated snacks, workshops and tasting menus make this event your best excuse to…
Mar
3
Conference

Save On Energy Foodservice Forum

The Presentation Theatre, Enercare Center, Toronto
Save on Energy in partnership with Restaurants Canada, ENERGY STAR® and Ontario Restaurant Hotel & Motel Association is pleased to host a FREE half day event focused on energy efficiency in the foodservice sector.
Mar
2

RC Show 2020: Industry Night Out

The Drake Hotel Toronto
Come kick it at Industry Night Out, where hospitality professionals come together for the ultimate networking experience at the industry bar event of the year! This year we're taking it back to its roots, where it all started - Monday…
Mar
3
Conference

RC Breakfast With Champions

Toronto,ON
Join us for this annual power breakfast, designed to bring business leaders together to learn about what's trending and on the horizon for foodservice.
Mar
2
Conference

RC Leadership Conference

Toronto. ON
Canada’s top foodservice companies with leading industry speakers take the stage to share insights on how to adapt and conquer changing operational demands.
Oct
4
Community

Toronto Food Film Fest

Toronto,ON
October 4, 2019-October 5, 2019
Toronto's only multi-day food film festival. Screen mouth-watering, thought-provoking, conversation-starting independent films about food from around the world with curated snacks, workshops and tasting menus.
Sep
19
Community

PEI Shellfish Festival

Charlottetown, PEI
September 19, 2019-September 22, 2019
A four-day festival packed with culinary demos, celebrity chefs, delicious dining experiences, the best of the best potato seafood chowder and oyster shucking competitions.
Aug
3
Community

Food Day Canada

Nationwide
Putting Canada on the menu, Food Day Canada is the time and place for Canadians to celebrate our cultural diversity, food ethics and magnificent flavours from farm to table. Find out how you can get invovled.
Mar
1
Trade Show

RC Show 2020

Enercare Centre, Toronto, ON
March 1, 2020-March 3, 2020
Presented by Restaurants Canada, RC Show is the foodservice and hospitality event of the year that brings the industry together to shop, taste, learn, connect and grow your business.
Oct
27
Awards

2019 Taste Canada Awards

Fairmont Royal York, Toronto, ON
The annual Gala brings together writers, publishers, chefs, restaurateurs, farmers, industry, media and cookbook fans to promote a vibrant national conversation about food and the art and culture of culinary writing.
Oct
18
Trade Show

Host Milano 2019

Milan, Italy
October 18, 2019-October 22, 2019
HostMilano is the world leading trade fair dedicated to the world of catering and hospitality. Professional operators will find a complete offering from international hospitality and hotel industries, and the latest trends.

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Restaurants Canada is here to support your success. We provide invaluable research and insights, advocacy on key issues, industry news, networking and trade events, and programs to keep you competitive. Our members also benefit from thousands of dollars in exclusive savings and discounts.

What our community is saying

“Restaurants Canada is a tremendous resource for restaurateurs. From giving access to insightful data – online and in print – to the events they offer, they are an invaluable partner for industry professionals.”

Trevor Lui
Highbell Group

“RC is always reaching out to ensure that we in the foodservice industry are informed. I’m grateful for the team at RC for showing me support and continuing to help me and my business grow stronger.”

La-Toya Fagon
Twist Catering

“I would highly recommend RC to anyone in the industry looking to grow their business. The insights they provide at the RC Show and throughout the year have been immensely helpful.”

Mo Ali Khawaja
Swiss Chalet

Scot McTaggart

“My RC membership gives me a competitive edge with access to cost-saving programs, innovative resources and a strong voice in government on issues impacting our business.”

Scot McTaggart
fusion grill

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