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Restaurants Canada Show theme is ‘Diversify and Thrive’

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Toronto – The next Restaurants Canada Show will tackle such topics as ghost kitchens, future food and equipment trends, the food is medicine movement, and what role cannabis can play in foodservice’s future.

March 1-3, 2020, Restaurants Canada invites chefs, baristas, bartenders, sommeliers, foodservice operators, distributors, brokers, retailers and buyers to its 75th annual show. Attendees are invited to learn from major brands and innovators from around the world who have found success in diversifying their business model and menus in order to stay ahead of the competition.

In addition, attendees will find cutting-edge products, meet pioneering people, and be inspired by transformative ideas that will set their business up for success, the association said in a news release. The industry is invited to take part in RC Hospitality Week events including the RC Leadership Conference, Breakfast With Champions, and Industry Night Out.

The association provided a taste of what to expect:
● An learning session on diverse profit avenues, from ghost kitchens to catering to retail, and how to make the right move for your business.
● Panel discussions from the industry’s top CEOs of Canada’s biggest restaurant, liquor and distribution brands.
● Discussions on Canada’s changing demographics and understanding the economics of delivery.
● A discussion on the future opportunities with cannabis in foodservice.
● Advice on how to capitalize on the health food movement.
● Insights on how to how to grow your business through culinary tourism.
● A seminar on how to attract and retain talent with solutions addressing the foodservice labour shortage crisis.


Attendees will also have the opportunity to network with suppliers and distributors, mingle with their peers at premium networking events, and watch baristas, bartenders, sommeliers and chefs face off in competitions such as Beyond the Rail, Garland Discovered Culinary Competition, National Latte Art & Coffee in Good Spirits and the new Sommelier Service Competition.

In addition, there will be complimentary tastings and chef-inspired cuisines in the Pop-Up Resto & Bar, and a chance to support the next generation of talent at the Canadian Hospitality Foundation Fundraising gala kicking off RC Hospitality Week on Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020.

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