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March 9, 2017
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Pizza Pizza adds dairy-free, vegan cheese to menu

Pizza Pizza now has a dairy-free vegan cheese menu option designed to cater to Canada’s growing vegan community.


Ottawa 2017 partners with Gabriel Pizza

Gabriel Pizza's pies the official pizza of Canada’s 150th birthday celebrations in Ottawa. As an official partner, Gabriel, which this week marks its own 40th birthday, will lend financial and marketing support to Ottawa 2017 with the official logo garnishing the tops of pizza boxes at all locations.


Food takes the stage in theatre productions

More and more theatre companies are working with restaurants to give audiences a sensory experience, for example, a new production of Sweeney Todd in Manhattan lets theatre-goers munch on real meat pies before the curtain goes up and A Bronx Tale audiences see real pizza slices eaten onstage. The National Post reports.


Craft beer again top trend in chef survey

Craft beer isn’t going anywhere. For the third year in a row, this potent potable is the No. 1 hot trend in Restaurants Canada’s annual Canadian Chef Survey. Food smoking, charcuterie and sous vide cooking landed high on the list as well.


Blaze Pizza marks Pi Day with $3.14 pizzas

Blaze Fast-Fire'd Pizza will sell pizzas for $3.14 each to mark Pi Day on March 14 and heavily promote the event on social media.
 
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Unity and diversity focus of Restaurants Canada Show

The recent Restaurants Canada Show marked Canada’s 150th birthday by celebrating the diversity of Canadian food culture and the unity of the foodservice industry along with its challenges and strengths. » Read more...
 
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Food-services outlook: 10 nuggets from the Conference Board of Canada

Growth in breakfast restaurant visits, a shift from full-service to limited-service and shrinking disposable income are among the takeaways from the Conference Board of Canada's latest outlook for the food-services industry. » Read more
 
Events 
 

Traditional pizza-making course

March 10-11, 2017
Location: School of Italian Pizza, 815 Alness Street, Toronto
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International Pizza Expo

March 27-30, 2017
Location: Las Vegas, Nev.
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Bakery Congress

April 23-24, 2017
Location: Vancouver
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