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Challenges, recovery and rebirth for restaurants: RC Foodservice Facts report

The industry is expected to not only rebound, but grow more than originally expected, as consumers are showing a willingness to return to restaurant dining, suggests Restaurants Canada’s 2021 Foodservice Facts report.

Ontario announces financial relief for employers

Ontario’s Workplace Safety and Insurance Board is cutting premium rates in 2022 by $168 million, bringing the total reduction in premiums since 2018 to $2.4 billion.

Dream Hospitality Group to acquire Industria Pizzeria + Bar and Houston Avenue Bar & Grill

CWB Franchise Finance has provided a loan facility to Dream Hospitality Group Inc. to acquire all outstanding shares in Houston Avenue Bar & Grill in Quebec and Industria Pizzeria + Bar in Ontario from MTY Food Group.

Sales of MOD Pizza’s limited-edition ‘Squad Cake’ will support staff in times of crisis

MOD Pizza, headquartered in the U.S. with a handful of locations in Canada, has created a limited-edition “Squad Cake” to support the franchise’s team members during times of crisis through its employee relief fund.

Ontario government investing $100M in Tourism Recovery Program

If your pizzeria drives visitors to your region, or if you’re taking part in tourist events, it’s time to consider your business a tourist destination: The Ontario government is investing $100 million through the new Tourism Recovery Program to help stabilize the province’s tourism industry as it recovers from the impacts of COVID-19.

Newest in new products

A culture series for pasta filata cheese makers, an online course to teach pizzerias how to improve local search engine optimization to attract customers and a POS system that lets you manage your business from a COVID-safe distance. You’ll find these and more pizza-specific products, equipment and services in our New Products section. Check it out! And tell us what you as an operator are in the market for.
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Fall and winter pizzas

Fall and winter pizzas

It’s fall and thoughts turn to comfort foods and flavourful seasonal ingredients. Pizza Chef Diana Cline shares ingredient combinations that struck a chord with her customers and may work for your fans.
Meet Sweet’n’Spicy Divine Swine, The Couch Potato and more!
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Pizza Summit

Join us at the Canadian Pizza Virtual Summit on Monday!

The Virtual Canadian Pizza Summit will celebrate the power of community support and pizza innovation with an informative, fast-moving virtual event – perfect for a Monday! Sit back and watch sessions designed specifically to inform and inspire busy pizza operators. We’ll gather ideas on community marketing from operators across Canada, learn marketing magic from brothers Ali and Moe Mouallem of Pizzeria of the Year Alimo’s of Slave Lake, Alta., watch Michele Casale of Redipizza make Roman pizza, pick up the top 5 Insights & Opportunities and find out the winners of our virtual competitions! It’s just for you and it’s free. Register now and see you on the 18th! » Register now!

Canadian Pizza Virtual Summit 2021

Oct. 18, 2021
Location: Virtual
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Restaurants Canada Show 2022

Feb. 27-March 1, 2022
Location: Toronto
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Canadian Bakery Showcase 2022

April 10-11, 2022
Location: Toronto
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