Here in Canada, we have a great tradition of outdoor eating. Cooking in nature over an open flame with bag of charcoal and a heavy metal grate is kind of a rite of passage.
WD Colledge is happy to announce that we will be representing the new Middleby beverage companies. From bar and beverage automation to the best coffee makers available in the commercial market, we're your one stop resource to all things beverage.
Beverages can be one of the most profitable product segments of any foodservice operation. Whether you're a cocktail bar or a coffee bar, trends show more and more consumers are looking for high quality, handmade, craft beverages.
Pizza is an important staple in the diets of Canadian consumers. In fact, according to the 2018 Canadian Pizza Consumer Trend Report, 75 percent of all Canadians report eating pizza at least once a month.
While the COVID-19 crisis has certainly changed several aspects of beverage service in Canada -- in large part the ways in which they are delivered to customers -- the trends we saw at the beginning of the year are still just as relevant as ever. In some cases, you could even argue beverages are even more accessible than food in 2020, simply because of their portability for takeout and delivery scenarios.
Takeout is one of the hottest trends in foodservice right now. In fact, it's altering some of the longstanding daily food traditions we have, and it's forcing us to reconsider the ways we look at the days of the week.
When you're used to certain limitations, you end up just accepting them. A great example in foodservice is ventilation. Commercial kitchens traditionally need vents and hoods, but they can also restrict productivity, creativity, and even profitability.
Countertop cooking can add another element of service and profitability to a whole range of Canadian foodservice operations. C-stores, concessions, QSRs, pizza shops, casual dining – all of these and more can benefit from a countertop cooking program.