SAVE THE DATE: April 7-9, 2025

Enercare Centre, Toronto

RC Awards Of Excellence

2024 Nominations are Now Open

Restaurants Canada Awards of Excellence celebrate professionals who embody the best of our industry through their extraordinary vision, leadership and skill, and their unwavering spirit. The Awards are not only a celebration of extraordinary achievement, they are also a milestone that marks the industry’s progress and keeps us moving forward, together.

Peer nominations are now closed! 

CULINARY AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

Honouring those who harmonize culinary expertise with unparalleled creativity, celebrating a wide array of flavours and cuisines while prioritizing sustainability, and a consistent commitment to high-quality culinary service. This nominee not only possesses exceptional culinary expertise but also demonstrates the ability to inspire and guide a team, innovate within the industry, and contribute to the overall growth and development of their team members.

Presented by Air Canada

EMERGING LEADER AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

Honouring those who, from early on in their career, have embraced foodservice as their passion and vocation, reaching new heights of personal potential, while blazing a new path for others to follow and thrive.

Award of Excellence Categories

The following awards are appointed by an industry panel.

LEADERSHIP AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

Honouring those who have made an indelible mark and game-changing contribution to the Canadian foodservice landscape, helping others grow to reach new heights and potential.

Presented by Pepsico

LEGACY AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

Honouring those whose careers inspired, elevated and transformed the Canadian foodservice industry, leaving a lasting blueprint for generations to follow.

Presented by Diversey

ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIP AWARD OF RECOGNITION

Recognizing a pioneering Canadian company for their leadership and commitment to initiatives that aim to significantly reduce the environmental footprint of the foodservice industry.

Presented by TOO GOOD TO GO

INNOVATION AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

Honouring individuals and companies that challenge the status quo, using ingenuity and vision to develop game-changing products and services that drive foodservice forward.