Cleanliness and safety have always been cornerstones of restaurant operations, but as we've seen over the past few years and will certainly see in the future, customers and consumers are paying closer attention to safety and sanitation practices. In today's Canadian restaurant industry, it's almost as impactful as the food.
Hockey is an entertaining sport to watch and even more so to play, but the costs can be high when it comes to keeping up with a league. While there are many ways to fundraise money and offset the costs, one of the most efficient ideas is upgrading your concession stand equipment, as everyone loves a good rink-side snack bar.
One of the biggest and hottest trends in the foodservice industry is a move towards smaller kitchens and larger seating areas. As business owners and operators search for creative ways to increase sales and profits, one of the hottest products in the industry is ventless cooking equipment.
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.
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.
During times of uncertainty like the current climate, comfort food is often desired. In Canada, our favourite foods warm us up, reward us, and get us through both fun and not-so-happy days.
One of the hottest food trends in recent years involves the explosion of a dish known as Nashville hot chicken. As you can probably guess, this dish started out in Nashville, Tennessee. Today, however, restaurants across North America have rushed to jump on the hot chicken bandwagon — with mixed results.
To thrive in the rapidly changing food service market, businesses must stay on top of what's new and newsworthy. The only way to be successful and remain relevant is to look ahead to what your clients' customer base expects, and provide products or services tailored to those trends.
According to studies released last year by Dalhousie University, Canadians are becoming more and more, well, rooted, in a plant-based diet. The study shows that nearly 10 percent of the entire country considers themselves to be vegetarian or vegan.
This is a staggering number when you think about it. One in ten Canadians is committed to plant-based diets in one form or another. But it’s even more interesting when you dig into who that one in ten Canadian is.