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Find out what’s cooking in Canada’s foodservice industry. Explore authoritative industry research, books, toolkits and articles specifically designed to help you start, run and grow your business.
Economist’s Notebook

Consumer Dining Index Bounces Back in February, But Profits Still Down

Restaurants Canada’s Consumer Dining Index improved in February rose by 15.4 points to 90.5 (July 2022 = 100).  This represents the highest level since October 2022. Beginning next month, Restaurants Canada will be able to track dining trends on a year-over-year basis, which will remove the seasonal influence.
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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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Fighting for a more resilient and sustainable industry. Tools, support and training for foodservice and hospitality professionals.
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CNECTing “Primary Concerns”

CNECTing is here to educate and train you in mental health and substance use support skills including identification, understanding and responding to crisis situations.
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Positive Inclusive Workplace Guide

Now more than ever, restaurateurs should utilize every opportunity to leverage a positive workplace culture to strengthen the Canadian foodservice industry. Restaurants Canada and Centennial

The Black Experience In Foodservice

Businesses equipped to attract, retain, and promote underrepresented equity deserving groups will lead the industry, gaining the highest ROI on their marketing dollars.

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

Explore MENU Magazine

From seasonal staffing tips to developing a robust social media plan, get operational insights to help you grow your business.

Restaurants Canada Reports Continued Bumps in the Road to Recovery

Restaurants Canada’s annual Foodservice Facts guide highlights the post-pandemic aftershocks as businesses look to reset, revive and redefine the foodservice industry.
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