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July 4, 2019
Canadian Pizza Summit

Famoso to expand in Ontario

FDF Restaurant Brandz, parent company of Famoso Italian Pizzeria + Bar, has announced plans for major expansion in Ontario, in partnership with Toronto-based Labreche Group. Multiple new locations are projected to open in the province, including Toronto and area.

Facing fury over ‘fake websites,’ Grubhub says restaurants have it wrong

Food delivery firm Grubhub is countering claims it was buying up web domains named after mom-and-pop restaurants and using them to drive its own business. The Los Angeles Times report.

Pizza Pizza adds plant-based protein pizza to menu

Pizza Pizza has added a plant-based protein pizza to its menu in response to the growing trend and customer demand for more plant-based and environmentally responsible options.

Scientists teach AI to construct a pizza

Researchers at MIT and the Qatar Computing Research Institute have taught artificial intelligence to figure out the order in which a pizza should be constructed.

Health Canada sets guidelines, timeline for marijuana edibles

The federal government has announced the timeline and new regulations for the second wave of cannabis legalization, which includes edible products. The Halifax Chronicle-Herald reports.
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Michael Bou-Youndes

Bou-Younes to assist with Chef of the Year Competitions

Meet Michael Bou-Younes, talented chef and lead trainer at the Faema Culinary Academy! Chef Michael will be manning the ovens, assisting competitors and generally playing ref for the day to keep things running smoothly at the Canadian Pizza Summit and Chef of the Year Competitions on Oct. 21. » Read more
Top 10 Trends

Top 10 food and drink trends: Restaurants Canada

Restaurants Canada recently launched its 2019 Foodservice Facts Guide featuring research, insights and a forecast of trends shaping the restaurant industry, including the top 10 food and drink trends of 2018. » Read more

YYZ Pizza Week

Sept. 20-29, 2019
Location: Calgary, Alta.
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Toronto Franchise Show

Oct. 5-6, 2019
Location: Toronto, Ont.
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Canadian Pizza Summit

Oct. 21, 2019
Location: Toronto, Ont.
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