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Canada’s Foodservice & Hospitality Event: The RC Show

Join fellow members of the restaurant and hospitality community at the largest event catering to the industry. This February 25-26, 2019, over 18,000 professionals from the hospitality world get together for the RC Show in Toronto. It’s a trade show, conference, and networking opportunity -- and a great chance to connect with others, build your [...]

Go Pro! Why DIY’s a No-No:
How Professional Renovations Save Money

Embarking on any renovation process can be daunting, but “DIY” approaches are almost a guarantee for disaster. A professional contractor can guide you through the process and keep the entire team on the same page throughout the process. Having experts at the helm from design to the build will better ensure your vision is realized. [...]

Restaurant Renovations on a Budget: Smart Ideas to Update Your Space

 Renovating a restaurant reboots your brand and revitalizes customer interest in your business. Keeping it looking fresh and updated can be as important to growth as what is on the menu. There are many aspects involved in a restaurant renovation including build-out, interior decor, and kitchen supplies. Cost is often the number one factor in [...]

It’s Getting Hot in Here! (and Other Kitchen Issues): When Should I Renovate My Restaurant Kitchen?

The kitchen is considered to be the command centre of the restaurant. It’s where food is prepared, cooked, and plated before it is served to patrons. However, all restaurants have bad kitchen days. An inefficient design concept could slow down the kitchen operation, reduce efficiency, and waste money. Here are several commercial kitchen issues that [...]

Create a Cohesive Concept for Your Restaurant’s Interior

These days, the quality of your menu is no longer the sole attraction to potential patrons. Thanks to social media, the appearance of your restaurant, the presentation of your food, and the overall concept of your restaurant can affect your reputation. Whether you’re about to open a restaurant, or are looking to renovate an existing [...]

Avoidable Restaurant Exterior Design Mistakes

Customer experience at a restaurant starts long before the host greets a guest. Signage, exterior paint, and the condition of the parking lot or outdoor window and sidewalk make an immediate impression. Your visitors already have an opinion of your establishment before they set foot inside. Pay keen attention to every detail that you choose [...]

Avoidable Restaurant Design Mistakes

A restaurant’s design is an advertising tool in itself which owners can use to engage their customers. A well-thought-out design has the power to stimulate a customer’s five senses, enhancing their dining experience. Careful planning is also essential to make your restaurant stand out among the competition. Win customer loyalty and approval by having a [...]

Make the Most of Your Restaurant Renovation

Renovating your restaurant every few years helps your business stay current and on trend. Even if your restaurant is doing well, upgrading facilities and implementing a new style can help you keep up with the demands of your clientele and attract new customers. Use these tips to get the most out of your restaurant renovations: [...]