Category

YOUR STORIES

Category

One-on-One With Veronica Mal

Chef Veronica Mal is known for being the positive Jill-of-all-trades in the foodservice industry. From cooking classes, catering, planning events, content creation and collaboration, Veronica does it all and always with a smile!  Her passion for food and curiosity brought her into many culinary journeys around the world where she keeps exploring different flavours…

One-on-One With Chef Georgia Zimbel

Chef Georgia Zimbel did not always dream to be a chef. Instead of thinking about the next dish and unique flavour combos, she was studying for a political science degree. But university being quite expensive, she decided to take a kitchen job for the first time in her life, not expecting…

One-on-One With Chef Rossy Earle

Rossy Earle prides herself on her ability to mix and match flavours between Panama – her homeland – and Canada – her new home. She tries to bring the best of both worlds, like in this spectacular creation: Panamian tamales stuffed with duck and chicken confit, and smoked pork belly.…

One-on-One With Chef Suzanne Barr

The world is Suzanne Barr’s oyster. From her native Toronto, she grew to become a fierce traveller and found herself working in amazing kitchens all around the world. After Hawaii, France, England, Spain, and the USA, Suzanne dropped her suitcases back in Canada. She also brought a strong experience for plant-based cooking,…

One-on-One With Chef Charlotte Langley

P.E.I. native Chef Charlotte Langley’s cooking is often referred to as “maritime chic”. Now pair this attribute with a clear obsession for champagne and oysters – if you know Bibs & Bubbs, you know what I’m referring to – and you’ll have a better understanding of who you are dealing…

Marketing for Change

Initiatives within the foodservice industry create social and economic opportunities for Canadians. Finding a way to give back can be a huge undertaking or a small shift in the way your company does business. It can come in the form of a shipping container, or a pop-up, or an auction…

10 Things I Learned About Leadership Flipping Hamburgers

I grew up flipping hamburgers at Webers Charcoal Broiled Hamburgers on Highway 11 north of Orillia, Ontario and I loved it. Flipping hamburgers is a term I still proudly use today. People use the term “flipping hamburgers” in a disparaging way. I have never understood why. In fact, it is the…

Nish Dish: Find it, source it, bring it back

Nish Dish founder, Chef Johl Whiteduck Ringuette, always knew that the geographical history of the Anishnawbe people would be the guiding factor in finding the right location for his restaurant. After 12 years of running Nish Dish exclusively as a catering business, Ringuette, originally from North Bay, decided it was…