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A timeline of great moments in Canadian food history
Fashion authority, Vogue, declares Toronto a foodie hot spot.
“The sheer diversity of Toronto’s food scene makes it somewhat daunting to navigate. Instead of boasting a unifying local style of cooking, the “local” cuisine is instead a compilation of borrowed garam masala, gochugaru, and jerk spice that have been made to coexist beside one another by the people living..Read more
Today – More than 94,000 restaurants employ 1.2 million Canadians and serve 18 million customers every day
Did you know? Canada’s restaurant industry generates $75 billion in annual sales, which equals almost 4% of Canada’s economic activity. The restaurant industry directly employs more than 1.2 million people, or 6.9% of the Canada’s workforce – making it the country’s fourth-largest employer. Canada’s restaurants employ 520,000 young people under..Read more
Ivanopablano, Canada’s first organic food truck, hits the streets of London, Ontario.
Truckside, Canada’s first indoor food truck food court, revs up in Dartmouth, N.S.
A Certified Chef de Cuisine with over 36 years’ experience in the food industry, Bill Pratt is the founder, director and driving force behind TRUCK-SIDE. The TRUCK-SIDE space is truly original, and reflects Chef Pratt’s commitment to giving his customers a fun, fresh, original and delicious dining experience they can’t..Read more
Enroute magazine Winnipeg Canada’s Most Overlooked Food Destination
“Over the past six years, Winnipeg’s restaurant scene has shaken off its meat-and-potatoes reputation and become a foodie destination in its own right. From thoughtfully reinvented diner fare to refined plates elevating Canadian ingredients, here are seven delicious ways to experience the transformation.”
Restaurateur-chefs John Bishop, Jean-Luc Boulay, Jamie Kennedy and Michael Stadtländer win the first-ever Governor General’s Award in Celebration of the Nation’s Table
Canada’s foodservice leaders team up to form the CRA
Canada’s foodservice leaders team up to form the Canadian Restaurant Association (now Restaurants Canada) to speak on behalf of restaurants and their challenges.
L’Auberge Saint-Gabriel in Montreal Founded
Known as Canada’s first restaurant, L’Auberge Saint-Gabriel in Montreal (founded in 1754) returns to its hospitality roots after being converted to a townhouse.Known as Canada’s first restaurant, L’Auberge Saint-Gabriel in Montreal (founded in 1754) returns to its hospitality roots after being converted to a townhouse.