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Pizza Pizza’s Paul Methot new Restaurants Canada chair


March 3, 2015
By Canadian Pizza

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March 3, 2015, Toronto – Paul Methot,
senior vice-president of operations for Pizza Pizza, was elected
chair of the board of Restaurants Canada for 2015-16 at the
association's annual meeting March 2.

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March 3, 2015, Toronto – Paul Methot, senior vice-president of operations for Pizza Pizza, was elected chair of the board of Restaurants Canada for 2015-16 at the
association's annual meeting March 2.

As chair, Methot, who has served on the Restaurants Canada board since 2004, will oversee the trade association. The association represents 30,000 businesses in Canada's $68-billion restaurant industry.

"We are the growth industry that never stops growing. People have to
eat, they want to enjoy themselves and our industry provides those
unique events, venues, and products for tomorrow's generation," said
Methot in a news release.

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"We deserve greater recognition by all levels of government for the jobs
we provide, the businesses and opportunities we create and for our
unique contributions to feeding our great country. I look forward to
delivering this message and I'm determined to achieve results to support
our Canadian businesses."

Methot is in charge of Pizza
Pizza's restaurant operations, including call centre, food distribution
and manufacturing. The Pizza Pizza network, including Pizza73,
encompasses more than 700 restaurants across Canada with over 7,000 people working in their system.

His favourite pizza? Hawaiian with bacon.

Restaurants Canada also welcomes past director and chair of the board Brenda O'Reilly, owner
of YellowBelly and O'Reilly's, as honorary fellow of
Restaurants Canada, and sommelier Jeremy Bonia, owner of Raymonds in St. John's, to its board of directors. The complete list of board members is available at www.restaurantscanada.org.