Since opening date in fall of 2012, Paintbox Bistro has been a big part of the revitalization of Toronto’s Regent Park neighbourhood. Chris Klugman, the proprietor and chef of Paintbox Bistro, a BCorp certified for-profit social enterprise, has brought more than just a restaurant and catering service to Regent Park– he is also serving up … Continue reading Paintbox Bistro Gives Regent Park Neighbourhood a Splash of Colour
PJ’s Does It Again!
Congratulations to PJ's Restaurant in the Atrium at the University of Guelph for ranking as one of Canada's Greenest Restaurants for the second consecutive time! This past year has been quite eventful for the student-run restaurant as they have also achieved the Level 2 Certification from LEAF!LEAF Reveals its 2nd Annual “Canada’s Greenest Restaurants” List LEAF … Continue reading PJ’s Does It Again!
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
The Tipping Point – Is There a Fair Share?
There has been considerable discussion around the ownership of gratuities left in restaurants. Recently, two high profile media stories reported servers complaining about having to pay the house a share of their tips. There is also a Private Member’s Bill in Ontario that would forbid restaurants from taking any share of tips from servers. The … Continue reading The Tipping Point – Is There a Fair Share?