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Restaurants for Change raises more than $250,000 for healthy food programs in third year of event

Toronto, ON | On October 19, thousands of diners came together in 68 restaurants and 16 cities across the country for Restaurants for Change, a

2016 Diner’s Guide to Restaurants for Change

On October 19, 68 restaurants across 16 Canadian cities are supporting healthy food programs across Canada at Restaurants for Change. You’ve called up your friends, checked out the amazing 68 restaurants,

5 Questions with Glen Manzer (Calgary, AB)

Get to know our 2016 Chef Ambassadors! We asked Chef Glen Manzer from the Creative Restaurants in Calgary (Bonterra Trattoria, Cibo, Scopa, Posto) 5 tasty questions, take a look: 1.

Start Somewhere: Restaurants for Change 2016

Our food system is broken. 1 in 8 households struggle to put food on the table in Canada[1], a country with some of the world’s

5 good reasons to dine out for Restaurants for Change!

Restaurants for Change only comes around once a year, so if you haven’t called up your friends and booked a reservation for October 19, stop what

Thanks to our Gold Sponsor, Zwilling J.A. Henckels!

We’re so thankful that Zwilling J.A. Henckels is our Gold Sponsor for this year’s Restaurants for Change! As a Gold Sponsor, they’re helping support vibrant,

5 Questions with Craig Flinn (Halifax, NS)

Get to know our 2016 Chef Ambassadors! We asked Chef Craig Flinn from Chives Canadian Bistro in Halifax 5 tasty questions, take a look: 1. What does “good

Feast On brings a taste of Ontario to Restaurants for Change

We’re so excited to have the support of the Culinary Tourism Alliance again for this year’s Restaurants for Change! We’ve teamed up with the Culinary

5 Questions with David Gunawan (Vancouver, BC)

Get to know our 2016 Chef Ambassadors! We asked Chef David Gunawan from Farmer’s Apprentice in Vancouver 5 tasty questions, take a look: 1. What does “good food”

Leading Canadian chefs help launch Restaurants for Change 2016

National fundraising event supports healthy food programs across Canada On October 19, 2016, more than 65 restaurants in 16 Canadian cities will join together to donate

5 Questions with Restaurant Captain, Madeleine Goodwin

We’re so excited to introduce you to Madeleine Goodwin from Pulse Canada, one of our all-star Restaurant Captains from Winnipeg, MB! Restaurant Captains are playing a key role in this

Thanks to our lead sponsor: CIBC

Thanks, CIBC! We are very happy to welcome CIBC as the lead sponsor of Restaurants for Change 2016. Their sponsorship of the event will support empowering

5 Questions with Jonathan Gushue (Kitchener, ON)

Get to know our 2016 Chef Ambassadors! We asked Chef Jonathan Gushue from The Berlin in Kitchener 5 tasty questions, take a look: 1. What does “good

Community Food Centres Canada on track to raise $200,000 in second year of Restaurants for Change

  Toronto, ON | On October 21, thousands of diners came together in 59 restaurants in 13 cities across the country to support Restaurants for

Diner’s Guide to Restaurants for Change

On October 21, 59 restaurants across 13 Canadian cities are supporting the right to healthy food for all Canadians at Restaurants for Change. You’ve read everything about the

10 Questions with Ryan Donovan (Toronto, ON)

We asked Good Food Champion Ryan Donovan from Richmond Station in Toronto 10 tasty questions to get to know him better: 1. What does “good food” mean to you?

10 Questions with Michael Noble (Calgary, AB)

We asked Chef Michael Noble from NOtaBLE and The Nash in Calgary 10 tasty questions to get to know him better: 1. What does “good food” mean to you?

10 Questions with Steve Mitton (Ottawa, ON)

We asked Chef Steve Mitton from Murray Street in Ottawa 10 tasty questions to get to know him better: 1. What does “good food” mean to you? Any food

Restaurants for Change FAQ

What is Restaurants for Change? Restaurants for Change is an annual fundraising event that brings together some of Canada’s best restaurants to create change in

Canada’s leading chefs help launch Restaurants for Change 2015

On September 27 and 28, fourteen chefs ambassadors from across the country came to Toronto to tour The Stop and Regent Park CFCs and lead

Canadian chefs can be leaders in building a more fair food system

As a restaurateur, I’m often asked who my favourite chef in Canada is, what my favourite restaurant is, or what ingredient I think will define

10 Questions with Lora Kirk (Ruby Watchco: Toronto, ON)

We asked Chef Lora Kirk from Ruby Watchco in Toronto 10 tasty questions to get to know her better: 1. What does “good food” mean to you? Good food

10 Questions with Jamie Harling (Rouge Restaurant: Calgary, AB)

We asked Chef Jamie Harling from Rouge Restaurant in Calgary 10 tasty questions to get to know him better: 1. What does “good food” mean to you?

Feast ON these restaurants!

The Ontario Culinary Tourism Alliance (OCTA) is a not-for-profit devoted to connecting taste-makers, sharing their stories and sparking delicious development in culinary tourism. The organization recently named

10 Questions with Renee Lavallee (The Canteen: Dartmouth, NS)

We asked Chef Renee Lavalle – The Feisty Chef from Dartmouth’s The Canteen – 10 tasty questions to get to know her better: 1. What does “good food” mean

10 Questions with Blair Lebsack (RGE RD: Edmonton, AB)

We asked Chef and Owner Blair Lebsack from Edmonton’s RGE RD 10 tasty questions to get to know him better: 1. What does “good food”

Good Food Events: Toronto Food and Wine Festival

With Restaurants for Change just around the corner on October 21, we’re excited to announce a partnership with another good food event on the Canadian

Meet Ryan & Carl, Our Richmond Station Supporters!

“It’s great being part of CFCC’s Restaurants for Change campaign as it grows nationally. I’m looking forward to seeing chefs from each region in the country

Thanks to our Event Chair, James Chatto

Above picture:  James Chatto (left) and Nick Saul, President of CFCC (right) “I am in awe of the chefs and restaurateurs who have signed up

Restaurants for Change 2015: More Restaurants, More Cities, More Impact!

What:  Restaurants for Change On October 21, more than 40 restaurants in 10+ Canadian cities will join together to donate the total food sales from

Restaurants promote change

What motivates 25 chefs and restaurateurs to come together and donate their night’s sales? Community Food Centres Canada (CFCC) president Nick Saul and his vision

Everything you need to know about Restaurants for Change

It might just be the best-ever reason to skip cooking and eat out instead: On Oct. 22, the first-ever Restaurants for Change event will take

Thanks for joining us for Restaurants for Change!

On October 22, 2014, 25 restaurants in nine cities across Canada came together with thousands of diners to participate in Restaurants for Change. The  first