Research

Restaurants Canada is the go-to resource for leading research and valuable insights about Canada’s restaurant and foodservice industry. See reports, forecasts and other tools to help you benchmark your business results and stay on top of the latest trends.
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Foodservice Facts 2022

The most trusted annual foodservice industry research and insights guide, featuring the latest foodservice statistics, trends and forecasts.
$199 for Non-Members
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Reports

Operations Report 2021

Benchmark your financial performance against similar operations with detailed data on profitability, cost of sales, operating expenses and other important performance measures. With rising operating
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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.
$199 for Non-Members
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Foodservice Facts 2020

The most trusted annual foodservice industry research and insights guide, featuring the latest foodservice statistics, trends and forecasts.
$199 for Non-Members
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Quarterly Forecast

Based on Restaurants Canada’s econometric model of foodservice sales, learn what the future holds for Canada’s foodservice industry. A forecast on menu inflation is also included.
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Operations Report 2020

Benchmark your financial performance against similar operations with detailed data on profitability, cost of sales, operating expenses and more.
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Monthly InfoStats

Find out which provinces and segments are showing the strongest foodservice sales and growth in this comprehensive monthly report.
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Chef Survey 2019

Learn about hot and up-and-coming trends that will be dominating the menu landscape in 2019 according to professional chefs and diners.
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Chain Compensation Survey

This confidential survey is conducted annually with our chain operator members, in collaboration with research firm Canadian Compensation Resources.
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Economist’s Notebook

Restaurant Traffic Stumbles in August

The share of Canadians who purchased dinner from a restaurant once a week or more fell five points to 30% in August. This is the lowest level since Restaurants Canada began collecting traffic data in March.
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Infographic

Chef Survey 2019: Top 10 Food & Beverage Trends

Learn about hot and up-and-coming trends that will be dominating the menu landscape in 2019. Download

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