Mon, April 10 - Wed, April 12, 2023

Enercare Centre, Toronto

Canada's leading hospitality & foodservice expo


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Celebrate the industry’s Heart & Hustle

Join us for RC Show 2023, the foodservice and hospitality event of the year!

  • Over 1,000 booths featuring trusted brands
  • 9 Curated Pavilions with innovative and cost-saving products & services
  • 8 Competitions to up your culinary and beverage game
  • 7 Stages of programming with top experts and innovators
  • 4 Experiential Feature Areas
  • 3 Networking Events

Shop. Taste. Learn. Connect. Grow Your Business.

Why Exhibit?

✓ Access Qualified Leads at Your Fingertips

✓ Network with Food & Beverage Industry

✓ Increase Brand Awareness

✓ Cement Brand Authority

✓ Engage New & Existing Customers

Why Attend?

✓ Learn How to Increase Profits

✓ Network with Industry Colleagues

✓ Take Advantage of Show Specials

✓ Discover New & Innovative Products

✓ Insights From Industry Experts

experience rc show 2023


Get actionable advice from the industry's top experts through keynotes, discussion panels and workshops.

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Dynamic Trade Show

Shop for innovative solutions and connect with trusted suppliers  across the show floor and in the Pop UP Experience.

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Industry Competitions

Watch talent face-off for cash and prizes at our annual culinary, cocktail, coffee, shucker, pastry and pizza competitions.

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Networking Events

Connect with foodservice professionals at Opening Night Reception, Industry Night Out, Breakfast With Champions and new chef and wine experiences.

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2023 Schedule

Explore three days of business-building programming across unique six stages.

10 April 2023

Coffee in 2023

Presented by Dairy Farmers of Canada. Join us as Technomic reveals what’s next in the world of coffee with insights on untapped consumer purchasing power

10 April 2023

State of the Nation: The Dining & Drinking Guest

Presented by Labatt Breweries of Canada & Uber Eats. Dining is not dead – but it’s not enough to survive from the pandemic, we are

10 April 2023

Rise of the No/Lo

Join this insightful fireside chat on the No/Lo trend as they dive into the consumer needs and behaviour patterns that make this opportunity a winner.

10 April 2023

The Big Pitcher: Beer Leadership Panel

Titans of Canada’s beer industry hash out the challenges, trends and opportunities that are driving the heart and hustle of the category. Get their first-hand

11 April 2023

Building a Healthy Bar Culture

Tuesday Takeover with Christina Veira & Evelyn Chick. This no-holds-barred industry panel shares their perspective on changing consumer and employee expectations and what smart operators

11 April 2023

Spirits Leadership Panel

Tuesday Takeover with Christina Veira & Evelyn Chick. Sector thought leaders bring their perspective to the spirits industry, sharing consumer-driven bar and cocktail trends and

11 April 2023

An Era of Exploration: Adopting Innovations to Meet Ever-Changing Consumer Needs

Presented by Labatt Breweries of Canada. In an era of exploration and post-pandemic rediscovery, Labatt Breweries of Canada has driven the growth of the beer,

11 April 2023

Smashing the Glass(ware) Ceiling: Revolutionizing Bar Training & Education

Tuesday Takeover with Christina Veira & Evelyn Chick. The path to accreditation, achievement and excellence is clear in many professions, but in the bar world,

10 April 2023

The Michelin Star-Acclaimed Edible Condom

Presented by Chefs Canada Academy. For the first time in Canada, see how double Michelin star chef Alvin Leung makes his world famous edible condom.

10 April 2023

Food Is Our Medicine

Presented by Chefs Canada Academy. Six Nations’ Taylor Parker, founder and owner of FOR4GED, a family-owned, native plant nursery in Brantford, Ontario will take you

10 April 2023

You Have Options: Be Nimble With Versatile Seafood Solutions

Presented by High Liner Foods. Learn how you can navigate current supply, inflation and market dynamics with seafood options.

11 April 2023

Shrimp to Drive Profit

Presented by High Liner Foods. Learn how to increase your bottom line with shrimp.

11 April 2023

Battered Fish: Serving It Up Fearlessly

Presented by High Liner Foods. Do seafood fearlessly! Learn fish battering tips and techniques that ease prep and return labour savings.

11 April 2023

Omega Bowls: Heart Healthy Seafood Bowls for a Better Business

Presented by High Liner Foods. Watch as High Liner Foods brings on-trend bowl ideas to life with healthy seafood inspiration.

10 April 2023

Service Excellence De-Escalation

Presented by OTEC. Customers these days often seem harder to please (and less patient!) Does your team need a refresh on the key skills needed

10 April 2023

Menu Engineering 101

Presented by The Fifteen Group. David Hopkins, President of The Fifteen Group, will cover how to boost your bottom line and maximize profitability with effective

10 April 2023

The Design & Construction Process for a Successful Renovation

Presented by Yellowbird Design Studio. Are you looking to open a restaurant, convert one brand into another or renovate your existing space? Sounds like you

10 April 2023

Work Smarter, Not Harder: How to Streamline Your Workflow to Help Manage Peak Volumes

Presented by Moneris. When the orders come piling in, being prepared makes all the difference. Whether your restaurant is gearing-up for its lunch time rush

10 April 2023

Better Business With Fairtrade Coffee Panel

Presented by Fairtrade. Consumers are increasingly choosing to spend their money on businesses that demonstrate shared values and deliver excellent quality and experience. As operators

11 April 2023

The Future of Dining & Technology

Presented by Libro Reservations. Don’t skip this live panel discussion on the restaurant industry’s current challenges and how technology solutions can be leveraged to streamline

11 April 2023

Location, Location, LOCATION!

Presented by OMG Real Estate. Meet one of the most respected real estate agent who is ready to help foodservice and hospitality entrepreneurs learn the

11 April 2023

2023: ‘PUSH’ To Simplify

Presented by Push Operations. This session will talk about ways to simplify the tech side of your business. During Covid the hospitality industry was thrusted

10 April 2023

RC Show Opening

Presented by Restaurants Canada. Join us for the official opening of RC Show 2023 with a special Land Acknowledgement and Ceremony by Indigenous Spirit Leader.

10 April 2023

Restaurants Canada Presents: The State of the Industry

Presented by Restaurants Canada. RC Show 2023 opens with Restaurants Canada’s State of the Industry, outlining the economic status and identifying the challenges and opportunities

10 April 2023

Stabilize Inflation & Generate Revenue

Presented by Sysco Canada. Skyrocketing prices are squeezing operators from all sides, but this panel of experts has strategies and tools to help operators relieve

10 April 2023

Full Court Press: Full Service Leadership Panel

Presented by American Express Canada. Listen as full-service leaders tackle the hot-button topics head on and provide their take on the issues and priorities driving

10 April 2023

Listen & Learn: Indigenous Leadership Panel

The hospitality industry at large can learn from Indigenous professionals, culinary techniques and ways of working. Don’t miss this candid panel discussion on how we

10 April 2023

The Elephant in the Room: Exploring the Relationship Between Team Wellbeing & Business Success

Presented by Workplace Safety & Prevention Services (WSPS). In the current social and economic climate, implementing strategies and programs to address stress in the workplace

10 April 2023

Foodpreneurialism & Marketing

Self-employed chefs Imrun Texeira and Wallace Wong get together with Janice Bartley of Foodpreneur Lab to share stories and tips on how emerging talent can

11 April 2023

The Future Is Now. Are You Ready? Executive Technology Panel

Presented by Gordon Food Service. We all know that the pace of tech is accelerating, and restaurants are in the thick of it. Watch and

10 April 2023

Growth Series: How Do You Prepare for Financing?

Presented by Farm Credit Canada (FCC) Learn more about how to finance your business and thrive with the only lender 100% invested in Canadian Food.

10 April 2023

Growth Series: Culinary Insights

Presented by Farm Credit Canada (FCC) Learn how the hottest F&B product and ingredient trends for 2023 can inspire your menu and guest experience and

10 April 2023

Growth Series: Get Retail Ready

Presented by Farm Credit Canada (FCC) This is your chance to learn what retailers are looking for in F&B products and access the commercialization resources

10 April 2023

Growth Series: Unlock Hidden Profits With Catering

Presented by Farm Credit Canada (FCC) Learn how to start, scale and market profitable independent or restaurant catering businesses (or side hustles!) from restaurant and

10 April 2023

Growth Series: Concept to Commercialization

Presented by Farm Credit Canada (FCC) Thinking of launching your own food product? Get the 360-degree perspective on how to take your big idea from

11 April 2023

Growth Series: Showing the World Food Is in Our Nature

How to market your products internationally under the Canada Brand, and resources available for exporters. Speaker Cheryl Donnelly, Senior Market Development Officer, Agriculture and Agri-Food

11 April 2023

Growth Series: “How I Got Here”

Learn from successful innovators and operators who have successfully launched products, brands and services in the Canadian foodservice industry including Sachili, Street Food World, Santee

11 April 2023

Growth Series: Rethinking the Brick-and-Mortar Restaurant

Presented by Farm Credit Canada (FCC) Chef Brandon Olsen of Chefs Hall and Morley Ivers, Co-Founder and CEO of Cookin, share new and profitable ways

10 April 2023

Perfecting Latte Art

Presented by Califia Farms Learn to steam non-dairy with a pro! Venice is the 2022 Canadian Latte Art Representative and she’ll be demonstrating how to

10 April 2023

Gin It To Win It

Presented by Ford’s Gin The revival of cocktail culture over the last 20+ years means that gin is once again having its moment, with more

10 April 2023

Taste & Learn: How to Build a No/Lo Menu

Presented by Better Rhodes Canada & Some Good Clean Fun Let experts demonstrate how to create a profitable No/Lo experience that delights customers. Learn how

10 April 2023

For the Love of Cheese: The Versatility of Brie

Presented by Dairy Farmers of Canada Who says cheese needs to be paired with alcohol? Canadian cheese ambassador David Beaudoin will take attendees on an

11 April 2023

Flavour & Function: Pairing Meals With Non-Alcoholic Beverages

Presented by Labatt Breweries of Canada Including non-alcoholic offerings on your menu is more than accommodating the alternative choices of your guest—it should play a

11 April 2023

Building a Sustainable No/Lo Alcohol Program

Tuesday Takeover with Christina Veira & Evelyn Chick. Everyone’s all over the idea of No/Lo, but the jury’s out on how to do it in

11 April 2023

Practical Sustainability Solutions From Top Bar Professionals

Tuesday Takeover with Christina Veira & Evelyn Chick Practising sustainability doesn’t have to be expensive or labour intensive. We’ve brought some of Canada’s top bar

12 April 2023

Natural Companions: Cheese & Cider

Presented by Dairy Farmers of Canada Apples and cheese—it’s the classic childhood snack. Get ready to elevate this timeless pairing thanks to insight from Canadian


Brandon Olsen

Director of Culinary, Chefs Hall

Chieff Bosompra

Owner, Aunty Lucy's Burgers

David Hopkins

President, The Fifteen Group

Dwania Peele

Founder, Canadian Small Business Women

Juanita Dickson

President, Gusto 54 Restaurant Group

Julie Denton

CPO, Recipe Unlimited

Michelle Tham

Head of Education, Labatt Breweries of Canada

Nav Sangha

Founder/CEO, Ambassador

Philman George

Corp Chef, High Liner Foods

Rocco Agostino

Executive Chef & Partner, Pizzeria Libretto

Sam Kashani

Country Director, Too Good To Go

Sasilka Shallangwa

Restaurant Director, SKCOOKKS

Tawnya Brant

Chef & Owner, Yawékon Foods

William Guidara

Founder, Make It Nice Hospitality Group

Featured Pavilions

Bar & Beverage

Discover the latest bar and beverage innovations, products, data-driven insights and techniques.

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Update your menu with Canadian-made and grown products that highlight our country’s bounty.

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Coffee, Tea & Sweets

From latte art workshops to the latest in brewing technology, find everything you need for your cafe.

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Discover the latest decor, tableware, signage, lightning and design suppliers in our newest pavilion.

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Shop for sustainable solutions to meet consumer demands and green your business.

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Presented by the OMAFRA, discover the best local products that Ontario has to offer.

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Explore and taste the best food and beverage from the La Belle Province.

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From POS to modern menu boards, find the latest in restaurant technology and gear.

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Experience the tastes and textures from our feature countries: Italy, Brazil & Peru.

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Your Ticket Supports Your Industry

Restaurants Canada is a not-for-profit organization. All proceeds generated by RC Show are directly reinvested into advocacy, research and resources that support the foodservice industry.

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