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What’s trending in Canada among new menu items?

Pizza topped with potatoes, salads featuring sunchokes and infused cold foam beverages are top menu trends at Canadian restaurants, according to Technomic’s latest trend report.

B.C. restaurants eyeing 3-year payback extension from Canada Emergency Business Account

BC Restaurant and Food Services Association president Ian Tostenson says restaurant owners will likely need more time to pay back the funding they received from the CEBA during the pandemic. MyCaribooNow.com reports.

Saskatoon pizza shop overwhelmed by orders after heartfelt social media plea

A Saskatoon pizza shop had to shut its doors after a social media post led to an overwhelming number of orders. CTV News Saskatoon reports.

Ontario launches free job training in hospitality and retail for people with disabilities

The Ontario government helping fund five innovative projects to help more than 3,770 people with disabilities find meaningful jobs with businesses in their communities.


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Giuseppe Cortinovis named Canadian Pizza Chef of the Year West at Canadian Pizza Summit as part of Bakery Showcase

Giuseppe Cortinovis has been named Canadian Pizza magazine's Chef of the Year for the second time! Find out what this creative chef came up with to win over the judges. » Read More...

Women in Pizza: Canada Edition

A recent panel discussion explored how successful female chefs and owner-operators have navigated the pizza industry and made their mark » Read More...

Newest in New Products

Organic tempeh crumbles to top your pizza, New York-style dough balls and lemon vodka spritzer from a Halifax indie pizzeria. 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. » Read More...

High inflation impacted Canadian chain restaurant performance in 2022: Technomic

High consumer prices for food service played a big role in boosting Canadian chain restaurant sales growth and limited-service Mexican and chicken chains achieved strong sales and location growth in 2022, Technomic reports. » Read More...

HostMilano to highlight baking, pasta and food-service trends in October

The international trade fair HostMilano, set for Oct. 13-17, will showcase products, services, technology, equipment and innovations to professionals working in bakery, pizza, pasta, ice cream confectionery, catering, coffee, tea, bar, coffee machine, vending, furniture, technology and tableware industries. » Read More...

Podcast: Dough Strengtheners and Gluten Replacers

In this episode of Bakers Journal’s On the Rise podcast, editor Colleen Cross digs into dough strengtheners and gluten replacers with Keith Forneck, Director of Business Development at Lallemand Baking, who is responsible for the commercialization of the Baking Solutions portfolio of products. Bakers Journal reports. » Listen Now!

Bakers Journal TV May 29, 2023

In this edition of Bakers Journal TV, Editor Colleen Cross reports on a bustling B.C. Bakery Showcase, VCC student Maliha Khaku taking the cake in Dawn’s Mother’s Day Cake-Decorating Competition and a new course for bakers in Quebec. This edition is brought to you by This edition is brought to you by Redpath Sugar: “Elevate your baking with the new Redpath Collection. Visit RedpathSolutions.com.” WATCH THE VIDEO NOW! » Watch the Video Now!

Four restaurant industry predictions from the U.S. National Restaurants Association Show

Ghost kitchens, immigration policy, managerial automation and catering could help shape the future of the industry, experts said at the National Restaurant Association Show. Restaurant Dive reports. » Read More...


Pizza smoking 101: cheese, dough, toppings

Food smoking is an artful way to add flavour and it’s not just for protein anymore. Learn how your pizzeria can tap into this hot trend. » Read More...

Recipe: Wild Blueberry Pizza

If you’re looking to add a fruit or dessert to your menu, check out this innovative recipe, which comes courtesy of past Canadian Pizza Chef of the Year Rocco Agostino of Pizzeria Libretto in Toronto in co-operation with the Wild Blueberry Association of North America. » Read More...