Both Chains and Independents Can Succeed by Playing to Strengths

The local food movement is picking up steam in Canada, and some independent operators are looking to renew a pride in Canadian cuisine that extends beyond maple syrup and poutine. The movement’s threat to Canadian chains is real, so brands should make an effort to know their core customers and what they’re looking for and […]

Rotisserie Chicken Will Reach Beyond Retailers to Restaurants

Delectably self-basting chicken that’s slow roasted on a spit has been hot in the retail segment for many years, but it’s now becoming a restaurant darling, as well. Save for Boston Market, fried chicken is the dominant poultry of the major chain players. However, there is an abundance of emerging chains focused on rotisserie chicken, […]