Is the new Ontario Tip Law a good thing? Maybe not.

There’s been buzz again about the bill to ban employers from taking a share of tips. While Michael Prue was defeated, the bill has been revived by the Liberal MPP who beat him. There appears to be broad support as it heads off to committee for discussion. The basic premise is the “employers” cannot take … Continue reading Is the new Ontario Tip Law a good thing? Maybe not.

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

Save the date: UGSRP Presents ‘Tipped Out?’ Forum

Save Monday April 29th, 2013 in your calendar, you do not want to miss this free event, discussing the issues surrounding tipping in the hospitality industry. A BIG THANK YOU to our event partner George Brown College Centre for Hospitality & Culinary Arts and also to all the speakers who are providing their time and thoughts. Please … Continue reading Save the date: UGSRP Presents ‘Tipped Out?’ Forum

Sustainability and Innovation in Canadian Food Service: Extended Survey Results

In addition to the previous post titled "Sustainability and Innovation Survey: The following document is the complete responses to the Canadian Food Service Industry's "Sustainability and Innovation" survey in comparison with the results from the MIT Sloan Management Review 2010 Sustainability and Innovation Global Executive Study and Research Project results where applicable. Sustainability and Innovation … Continue reading Sustainability and Innovation in Canadian Food Service: Extended Survey Results

UGSRP present at the Canadian Restaurant Investment Summit

This past Thursday, May 31st, the third annual Canadian Restaurant Investment Summit (C.R.I.S.) was held at the Hilton Toronto Centre, in Toronto, Ontario. The University of Guelph became a Silver Sponsor of the event this year and we were therefore presented with the opportunity to attend the Summit. Among the top CEO's and executives from … Continue reading UGSRP present at the Canadian Restaurant Investment Summit