6th Annual UGSRP Symposium Recap

On February 7th, the University of Guelph’s Sustainable Restaurant Project welcomed the community to our annual symposium. This year’s theme was Responsible Seafood in Restaurants and reflected on how consumer choices are affecting our oceans. We welcomed industry professionals who have been working towards a common goal of providing consumers with the choice of responsible … Continue reading 6th Annual UGSRP Symposium Recap

Save the Date! 2017 UGSRP Symposium

On Tuesday February 7th UGSRP will be hosting its 6th annual Symposium on Restaurant Sustainability.  This year the theme for the event is "Responsible Seafood, a Restaurant Perspective." We will be holding a presentation followed by a panel discussion at the Ontario Veterinary College Lifetime Living Centre (Room 1714) from 4:30-6:30 pm. This is a free event. … Continue reading Save the Date! 2017 UGSRP Symposium

5th Annual Symposium Recap

The 5th Annual University of Guelph Sustainable Restaurant Project Symposium took place on Tuesday, March 15th with this years theme being “Making a Difference”. This year’s symposium highlighted three restaurant groups that have made significant changes in their respective quests to become more sustainable. Speakers included Dr. Mike von Massow from the University of Guelph, … Continue reading 5th Annual Symposium Recap

Join Us for the 5th Annual UGSRP Symposium

Join us for the 5th Annual University of Guelph Sustainable Restaurant Project Symposium. The theme this year is  "Making a Difference" and will be celebrating businesses that have successfully implemented steps towards becoming more sustainable. For more information on the speakers and to register for the event click here: https://www.uoguelph.ca/hftm/ugsrp-5th.

4th Annual Symposium on Issues in the Canadian Restaurant Industry

Please join us! UGSRP’s 4th Annual Symposium on Issues in the Canadian Restaurant Industry GETTING & KEEPING THE BEST Discussions around retention in the Canadian Restaurant Industry Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 – 7 p.m. Thornbrough Building - Room 1307, University of Guelph Reception to Follow in PJ’s Restaurant – Macdonald Stewart Hall Speakers Mo Jessa, … Continue reading 4th Annual Symposium on Issues in the Canadian Restaurant Industry

Women in Hospitality Management Panel

As a student working in our female-dominated hospitality industry, it's hard to ignore the change in gender organization upon entering a management role. While women have made their mark in recent years, men are still holding the majority of positions in upper management. We want to get to the bottom of this change by speaking … Continue reading Women in Hospitality Management Panel

3rd Annual Sustainability Talk

On October 3rd, UGSRP held it’s 3rd annual Sustainability Talk with guest speakers Robin Poirier with Ocean Wise, Wasted Food’s Jonathan Bloom and Professor Bruce McAdams. They sparked an engaging, thoughtful talk for over 100 students, faculty, industry and community members that truly made you think the next time you opened your fridge or shopped … Continue reading 3rd Annual Sustainability Talk

Jonathon Bloom Speaking on Food Waste

We're very excited to be presenting Jonathon Bloom, author of American Wasteland, at the University of Guelph on Oct 3, 2013.  Jonathon is a leading authority on food waste and is internationally recognized.  We're lucky to be able to present him on campus.  Please take the time to come and hear what he has to … Continue reading Jonathon Bloom Speaking on Food Waste

Read all about it: UGSRP ‘Tipped Out?’ Forum a success!

This past Monday April 29th UGSRP held its ‘Tipped Out?’ forum at George Brown College in Toronto. Speakers at the event included academics, restaurateurs and a member of provincial parliament. The audience of industry members and students was treated to a two-hour passionate discussion about this very controversial subject. Here are some of the highlights. … Continue reading Read all about it: UGSRP ‘Tipped Out?’ Forum a success!