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New food safety and
allergy resources

Visit our Food and Healthy Living page for resources and special offers to help you serve your customers. You'll find valuable resources on everything from food safety to nutrition information to food allergies.


Hiring Canadians first

Restaurants Canada is working with all interested parties to develop the best policy possible to ensure Canadians are hired first in our industry.

>> Learn more (PDF)


Canadian Chef Survey reveals what’s hot for 2014

Gluten-free dethrones local food to take the top spot on the hot trends list, while ancient grains is the number one up-and-comer to watch for.

Click here to read the press release.

Click here (PDF) to read the 2014 topline findings.


Credit card fight continues

Restaurants Canada calls for action to cap merchant credit card fees now. Click here to see our reaction to the federal budget.

Click here for more information and photos of our meeting with politicians and payment card representatives to find a solution to unfair credit card fees.

Click here to read about our member survey that shows 93% of restaurateurs are “very concerned” about high credit card fees.


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