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Our Community is
diverse and dynamic

Restaurants Canada is a growing community of 98,000 FOODSERVICE BUSINESSES, including restaurants, bars, caterers, institutions, and suppliers.

We connect our members through services, research, & advocacy. Canada’s foodservice sector is a $114-BILLION INDUSTRY. As Canada’s number one source of first jobs, we directly employ more than ONE MILLION PEOPLE.

Ways to get involved

Three ways to get involved with Restaurants Canada are to become a member, partner or association member. Check out the descriptions below and click through to the one that is relevant to you.


Benefits as a member

Restaurants Canada is the largest membership organization of its kind and the only national organization that serves the unique needs of the Foodservice Industry. Our exclusive member benefits are designed to help you save time and money in all aspects of your foodservice operation from fintech and restaurant management systems to group buying programs, insurance & benefits and employee training and certifications.


Want to become a partner?

Restaurants Canada values industry suppliers as crucial allies in our mission to fuel the growth and success of the Canadian foodservice industry. Industry partners form the foundation, ensuring sustainability, fostering innovation, and enriching the industry’s overall vitality. Together, we play an integral role in creating a thriving and dynamic foodservice landscape in Canada. Our business associates represent the whole supply chain of products, services, distributors and brokers responsible for providing goods to foodservice operators that serve the industry daily.


Association Membership

Restaurants Canada proudly collaborates with a diverse network of industry associations to champion the interests and growth of Canada’s vibrant restaurant and foodservice sector. Through strategic partnerships with regional, provincial, and national associations, we leverage collective expertise and resources to advocate for policies that support the success of businesses across the country. From promoting sustainable practices to advancing workforce development initiatives, our association partnerships foster collaboration, innovation, and shared success.

Growing Canada’s Restaurant Industry


Providing nearly

customers served every day.

in sales generated by Canada’s restaurant industry per year.

The Restaurant industry
is Canada’s

are employed by Canada’s

What our community says


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.

Owner, Twist Catering

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

Principal & Culinary Director, Highbell Group

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Our Story

Our story

Times have changed since Restaurants Canada was founded as the Canadian Restaurant Association in 1944, but our purpose remains the same: to help foodservice businesses grow and prosper! Explore our rich history.

The Quarterly Canadian Restaurant Intelligence Report

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