Restaurants Canada Show – food service and hospitality event returns to Toronto May 9 to 11, 2022
RC Show 2022 will support the industry’s REVIVAL with business solutions for restaurants, hotels and food service establishments that continue to evolve and reimagine their operations. This must attend trade industry only event will provide the tools to go from survival to revival!
THE INCLUSIVE DINNER:
Join us as we showcase inclusivity in the kitchen and beyond. Dive into a live panel discussion with inclusivity advocates, chefs and restaurateurs from across Canada and internationally. Plus, enjoy a one-of-a-kind dining experience from ChefDrop’s Elia Herrera of Colibri. Meet ChefDrop an innovative company that launched in 2021 with the goal of supporting restaurants through new revenue streams and bringing your favourite chef and restaurant experiences to your doorstep – anywhere, anytime.
BAR AND COCKTAIL CURIOSITY
This session walks attendees through everything bar and beverage related at RC Show 2022, and offers two truly unique experiences: (1) Live Diageo scotch tasting from Johnnie Walker Princes Street in Edinburgh, Scotland – the new standard for immersive scotch tastings. (2) Chat top bar business concepts, international trends, bar innovation, and more, followed by a trip around the world with live cocktail and mocktail demonstrations from around the world, paired with seafood creations from Chef Charlotte Langley Founder and CCO of SCOUT.
Bar and Beverage Pavilion at RC2022
Discover the latest bar and beverage innovations, products, data-driven insights and techniques that the Bar & Beverage Pavilion has to offer. Meet thought-leaders, brand ambassadors, sommeliers and mixologists to learn how to shake up a world-class beverage program and tap into the latest industry trends.
Indulge in all that Ontario has to offer. Discover local products and artisanal goods while learning about the positive contribution local shopping and eating can make on the economy and the environment.
The Canada Pavilion showcases the immense reach and breadth of our country’s offerings and celebrates the quality and innovation produced by our Canadian Farmers. Incorporate and promote Canadian-made and grown products and learn how to craft a delicious menu your customers would be proud to support.
2022 FEATURED SESSIONS
RESTAURANT LEADERSHIP PANELS
Leaders from the quick service, fast casual and independent/full-service sectors will discuss how they’ve overcome challenges and their strategies for reviving their businesses.
NEW REVENUE OPPORTUNITIES
Learn about pop-ups, meal kits, ghost kitchens, delivery and retail as new streams of revenue during the pandemic and why these models are here to stay.
RECRUITMENT AND RETENTION OF LABOUR IN OUR SECTOR
With recruitment and retention being one of the key issues for our industry post-pandemic, our panel of experts discusses strategies on how to keep employees happy and engaged.
TACKLING SUPPLY CHAIN ISSUES
From increased food costs to liquor shortages, our panel of experts share how to prepare and plan for the health of your business today and into the future.
INCLUSIVE AND DIVERSE BUSINESSES
Learn how to break down systemic barriers and biases to create change and encourage inclusivity in your own kitchens and operations.
A NEW LEVEL OF SUSTAINABILITY WITH CHEF DOUGLAS MCMASTER
Become inspired by Britain’s best young chef, pioneer, trailblazer and operator of Silo, an entirely zero-waste restaurant designed from back to front, always having the garbage bin in mind.
STATE OF THE BAR
Join Matthew Crompton and Mitch Stefani of CGA,the America’s leading Market Research agency for the ON Premise channel, as they share the findings of their consumer trends research.
Restaurants Canada – MAY 9-11, 2022 Enercare Centre, 100 Princes’ Boulevard, Toronto (Virtual Option Available)
About the Author
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