In case you didn’t know, the Restaurants Canada Show starts this weekend! It’s the biggest hospitality event of the year in Canada.
The theme for this year’s show is sustainability… You know, saving the world and all.
Here are three presentations or workshops you do NOT want to miss this year!
1. LEAF Certification: How to Make It or Break It
When: Sunday Feb. 24th, 2-2:30pm @ EcoStage
Presented by Leaders in Environmentally Accountable Foodservice (LEAF) founder Janine Windsor, this workshop will take attendees through self-assessment and share the most impactful changes to save money and set goals for future steps.
The perfect first step in considering an eco certification!
2. Sustainability in Your Operations: How Less is More
When: Monday Feb. 25th, 12–12:45pm @ Speaker Stage
This panel of experts will be talking all about sustainability and how less is more.
Moderated by Bruce McAdams, Assistant Professor of School of Hospitality at University of Guelph, topics will include the ability to develop sustainable practices, operate with a purpose and harness the power of innovative products, pioneering people and transformative ideas to improve your bottom line in harmony with the planet. Industry experts will empower you to minimize waste and conserve energy to save money, as well as capitalize on the local and fast-growing plant-based food movement.
Lucy Cullen, Co-Founder & CEO, Terus
Stephen Dixon, Founder, Know Energy
Rebecca Mackenzie, President & CEO, Culinary Tourism Alliance
Zak Weston, Corporate Engagement Specialist, Good Food Institute
3. Safer Bars & Spaces: How to create a safer space for your patrons and your staff
When: Tuesday Feb. 26th 2:15–2:45pm @ Bar & Beverage Stage
This very important presentation will focus on creating safer spaces by investing in education to transform our workplace culture. Viktoria Belle, founder of the Dandelion Initiative will discuss developing your anti-harassment policy and program through industry focused training that creates a healthier more equitable workplace.
Learn about transformative, simple and healthy practices and tools that can create safer spaces for your staff and for your guests.
For more info check out the schedule here.
See you there!
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