Carry-out, Drive-thru and Delivery Continue as Growth Areas for the Canadian Restaurant Industry

November 26, 2021 The NPD Group

Online and physical visits to Canadian restaurants and foodservice outlets were flat in the year ending September 2021 compared to a year ago when traffic was down double-digits. Helping the industry recover was the growth in foodservice off-premises orders from carry-out, drive-thru, and delivery reports The NPD Group.

Oak View Group Completes Major Acquisition of Spectra

November 26, 2021 Oak View Group,

Oak View Group (OVG), a global venue development, advisory, and investment company for the sports and live entertainment industries, today announced that it has completed the transaction to acquire Spectra, one of the industry’s leading venue management and hospitality providers, to create one world-class, full-service live events company. 

Restaurants Canada is Urging Parliament to Expand Federal Support Programs

November 26, 2021 Restaurants Canada

Now that Parliament has returned, Restaurants Canada is eager to get back to work with elected officials to ensure that hard-hit foodservice businesses will have enough federal support to get through the winter.

Plant-Based Food Innovation Company TMRW Foods Collaborates with Fresh Prep, Premier Meal Kit Delivery Service

November 24, 2021 TMRW Foods

TMRW Foods, the rapidly growing plant-based food innovation company, announced today a collaboration with Fresh Prep, the first of its kind for TMRW.  The meal kits will feature creative recipes that showcase the versatility of the TMRW Burger and the TMRW Ground, which has been redeveloped using their gluten-free, soy-free, non-GMO proprietary TMRW Protein.

WOWorks Seeks Candidates Following Partnership with Multicultural Foodservice and Hospitality Association to Increase Black Restaurant Ownership

November 24, 2021 WOWorks

WOWorks, the parent company of good-for-you restaurant brands Saladworks, Frutta Bowls, Garbanzo Mediterranean Fresh and The Simple Greek, announced their partnership with Multicultural Foodservice and Hospitality Association (MFHA) this month and is now actively seeking franchise candidates to partake in the program. MFHA is the premier diversity, equity and inclusion organization in the hospitality industry, and was founded to help increase the number of Black restaurant owners across America.