Mon, April 10 - Wed, April 12, 2023

Enercare Centre, Toronto


From hands-on workshops to industry conferences, StudioEx hosts a variety of world-class presentations, keynotes and sessions designed to give you the insights, information and solutions you need to revive your business.


Schedule Highlights

Monday, May 9 - 12:30PM-1:15PM ET

Boosting Profit Through Menu Optimization

Many restaurants build their menus solely for customer satisfaction rather than profit. David Hopkins, President of The Fifteen Group, will explore the fundamental importance of properly pricing and costing out menus and its impact on the bottom line.

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Monday, May 9 - 1:30PM-2:15PM ET

Food and Restaurant Industry Labour Challenge

This presentation will cover the history of the industry including resources, perceptions on careers within the industry, and the differences between the global and North American viewpoints. We will then explore opportunities within Canada’s labour market that may serve to bridge the resource gap and serve as a primer for our Innovator Exchange.

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Monday, May 9 - 2:30PM-3:15PM ET

The End of "We’ve Just Always Done It That Way”

Discover a new strategy that could change the restaurant game, make hiring easier, inflation less painful, and improve the employee experience.

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Monday, May 9 - 3:30PM-4:30PM ET

From Kitchen to Retail: Turning Your Food Concept to a Successful Retail Product

In this interactive workshop, a chef, marketer, and distributor will share real life experiences and provide you the resources and a step-by-step checklist to take your concept from inspiration to launch.

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Tuesday, May 10 - 9:00AM-11:00AM ET

Enbridge Gas and Save on Energy Foodservice Forum

We’re helping foodservice businesses lower their operating costs with increased discounts and expanded offers on high-efficiency equipment purchases. Join us to learn more about how to take advantage of these savings and discover additional benefits of eligible upgrades.

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Tuesday, May 10 - 12:45PM-1:15PM ET

The Canadian Trade Commissioner Service: Programs and Services to Help You Expand Your International Business

In this seminar, you will learn about the services and funding programs available to your company to help you expand your business to the US and international markets.

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Tuesday, May 10 - 2:15PM-2:45PM ET

Global Analysis Service Overview (AAFC): Protein Food Trends in 2022

In this seminar, you will learn about how industry can take advantage of the free Market Intelligence services that Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada offers to Canadian businesses that are seeking export opportunities in foreign markets. The presentation will provide global trade analysis on value-added foods & beverages.

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Wednesday, May 11 - 11:45AM-12:30PM ET

Eco System Workshop

Our panelists will discuss their networks committed to sustainable development and a circular economy approach, innovative solutions for waste challenges and waste diversion, as well as an example of an operator who has achieved the ultimate level of sustainability.

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Wednesday, May 11 - 1:45PM-3:45PM ET

4th Annual North American Chinese Cuisine Innovation Summit

Presented by the Chinese Cuisine and Hospitality Association of Canada, the non-profit organization committed to food and culture communications and branding development between Asian countries and Canada. The summit will release the Chinese-Canadian food industry analysis and discuss in-depth solutions, challenges, and new trends about Asian restaurants for a post-pandemic era.

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