Karam Kitchen is taking over the city of Hamilton, Ontario with yogurt sauce for a good cause. >> Catering; Caterer; Women
Newcomer Kitchen, as it's known, started informally, when The Depanneur's owner discovered many Syrian refugees were being housed temporarily in Toronto-area hotels without access to kitchens to cook for their families. >> Catering; Entrepreneurship
By leveraging the popularity of pop-up dining, we're clearing the path to the amazing latent talent that is in this community, so they can find a way to monetize their skills in a way that is dignified and equitable,' says Len Senater, who runs the Depanneur, an informal kitchen in Toronto's Annex area. >> Catering; Entrepreneurship
As Syrian refugees begin new lives in Alberta, finding work can be a big challenge. So one Calgary newcomer, Rita Khenchet, is overcoming that hurdle by starting her own catering business. >> Catering; Caterer; Women
Years after the market saw a variety of vendors set up shop along Dundas Street West in used shipping containers, Scadding Court recently opened its own commercial kitchen to give entrepreneurial cooks, bakers, and catering companies a place to prepare their goodies. >> Catering; Caterer
A look at the catering sector, the potential for newcomers to establish or work in a catering business, regulatory and certification requirements, and the availability and value of social enterprise programs and commercial and community kitchens.
The hotel and special function sectors of the hospitality industry are currently doing well in major Canadian markets. Employers and government agencies are keen to hire newcomers in the areas of hotel management and administration, event planning, front-of-the-house, and maintenance and cleaning.
An overview of jobs available in the restaurant industry including the types of employers; expected compensation; English speaking requirements; regulation and certification; training opportunities; apprenticeships; and a job market outlook.