2017 PARTNERS

PLATINUM

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Saputo Foodservice

We are excited to continue our annual partnership with Saputo Dairy Products Canada (www.saputofoodservice.ca), and their award-winning goat cheese brands Woolwich Dairy and Alexis de Portneuf, bringing goat cheese to your menu in unexpected and wholesome ways – everyday! With over 30 years of dedicated experience working exclusively with goat dairy, Woolwich Dairy offers innovative flavours and formats made with fresh Canadian goat milk and simple ingredients; complimented by Alexis de Portneuf, originating in Saint Raymond, Quebec, which has stood the test of time, delivering quality fine cheeses for over 100 years.

Consumers are busier than ever, with a multitude of options at their fingertips and an increasing desire for tasty, “Instagramable” meals made with simple ingredients – so consider goat cheese your ‘go-to’ for menu elevation! Packed with flavour, goat cheese is a simple, yet gourmet addition that is on-trend with today’s ‘clean-eating’, ‘farm-to-fork’ approach to a balanced lifestyle.

Drive renewed interest in your menu, by reinvigorating menu classics for salads, pizzas, burgers and sandwiches, and adding creamy, rich texture to soups, sauces and dips! With many of Woolwich Dairy and Alexis de Portneuf’s goat cheeses high in protein and nutrition-packed, we invite you to explore the world of goat cheese through the eyes of two of Canada’s top brands. Multiple seminars are scheduled on Saturday, May 27th – pre-registration details to follow.

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Chef's Hat

The journey to become a chef takes time, hard work, and experience. Mastery of cookery techniques, a sound knowledge base are important components also but, “looking the part”, wearing the uniform correctly with pride is what separates the professional from the novice. At Chef’s Hat, we are proud and pleased to help promote this image. Chef’s Hat Inc. began in 1996, for 20 years, we have been manufacturing and proudly supplying quality chef hats, apparel and accessories to culinary schools, restaurants and kitchens across Canada, United States and Europe. The company continues to seek and improve on the quality of the fabrics and the designs of the uniforms. Together with the many services we offer we also provide custom-made uniforms, in-house logo and embroidery for the customer’s convenience. Our signature La Toque Demagny® disposable chef hats are of superior quality and our goal is always On Time – In Time – Every Time!

Chesher

Chesher Equipment Ltd. is a national wholesale distributor of foodservice equipment and parts. Chesher’s sales team is comprised of 10 accredited chefs so that we can provide customers with culinary equipment solutions.  We are focused on providing exceptional service and support to the foodservice industry with superior quality products and reasonable prices to provide the best value.  Some of Chesher’s brands include: ACP, Inc. (Amana), Antunes, APW Wyott, Bakers Pride, Cres Cor, LAINOX Naboo, Sunkist, Vitamix and Wood Stone.

At the 2017 CCFCC National Conference, Chesher will be providing LAINOX Naboo Combi Ovens as well as Vitamix Blenders for the Senior Chef Competition.  Also, at the Product Showcase we will have our own booth featuring ACP, Inc. (Amana) High Speed Ovens as well as the two other brands mentioned above.

To learn more about these brands, click on the following links:
http://www.lainox.it/en/
https://www.vitamix.com/commercial
http://acpsolutions.com/

Rosina Foods

There’s nothing more Italian than meatball and pasta dishes and enjoying them with your family and friends. For more than 50 years, that’s been at the heart of the Rosina brand. A real Italian family-owned company, honoring a real Italian family tradition – to bring you real Italian goodness in each bite.

Rosina is inspired by its real Italian heritage to provide a wide variety of great tasting, easy-to-prepare meatball and pasta products, so you can spend less time in the kitchen preparing your meals and more time enjoying them with family and friends.

To experience the Rosina Difference, visit our website and contact us today!

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Acadian Sturgeon

Acadian Sturgeon was founded in March 2005 for producing the best Canadian sturgeon and caviar! We work with both local sturgeon species, Atlantic and shortnose sturgeon. Sturgeon is used nose-to-tail and the caviar and sturgeon products are sold all across Canada, online (Costco.ca, own online store), to foodservice, deli stores, etc.

Acadian Sturgeon’s strategy of developing a sturgeon aquaculture business using live sturgeon sales and sustainable harvest of wild sturgeon is truly one-of-a-kind in this world! The company catches up to 350 of the fish a year quota, in a traditional and strictly regulated wild Atlantic sturgeon fishery. We also produce shortnose and Atlantic sturgeon caviar and meat in a land based aquaculture operation and sell live sturgeon all over the world for restocking, aquaculture, ornamental and research.

Cacao Barry

Cacao Barry brings great cocoa from remarkable places to celebrate the diversity of chocolate flavours. Supported by a complete product range – from cocoa, chocolate couvertures and pralines, to exclusive plantations and customized chocolate recipes – together with a global network of Ambassadors, it is our mission to support Chefs in their daily challenge to delight customers with unique chocolate flavours and creative pairings in signature dishes.

Discover how to temper chocolate easily and create simple but astonishing homemade chocolate decorations to bring your dessert menu to the next level. Space is limited (20 seats) for this Cacao Barry Interactive Tempering Workshop, scheduled for Sunday, May 28th (9am to 1pm) – pre-registration details to follow.

Churchill

Churchill products are developed using over 220 years of manufacturing expertise and a pure passion for innovation. The Churchill brand has achieved global recognition and is a reputable supplier of the highest quality ceramics.

At Churchill, we recognize the importance of dedicated and detailed industry research. We are committed to discovering and monitoring key food and design trends to support our innovative new product development, helping us to thoroughly understand and meet the needs of our customers. With three new product launches a year we always have exciting innovative products which follow the latest culinary trends. Our in house design team are ceramic experts and their challenge is to create products with excellent performance, practicality and aesthetic appeal.

We understand within the hospitality sector, the choice of tableware must meet the highest standards for presentation, practicality and performance.

Gordon Food Service

Gordon Food Service is a Broad line Food Service Distributor proudly serving the Canadian food industry from coast to coast and is excited to be associated with the Canadian Culinary Foundation of Chefs and Cooks.

The Calgary operation services 2,500 customers in Southern Alberta with over 12,000 items for the restaurant, hotel and institutional trade. Gordon Food Service began serving customers in 1897 and entered the Canadian market in 1994. The 70 year old family-run business; Bridge Brand, allowed Gordon Food Service to enter the Southern Alberta market in 2001. Gordon Food Service continues to grow in the Southern Alberta market place and recently moved into a new state-of-the-art multi temperature controlled facility.

For more information, visit GFS.ca.

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)

A global non-profit organization, for 20 years MSC has been working with fisheries and companies around the world to address overfishing, affect positive change, address food fraud, and protect our last major food source that is truly wild.  The MSC program makes it easy to identify and buy seafood from a trusted source that is certified sustainable and traceable. Together we can protect the health of our oceans and ensure wild seafood will be around for future generations of chefs and seafood lovers alike.

Ask your supplier if they are certified, and contact your local MSC team member to find out how you too can participate and become an ambassador for a future of sustainable seafood.  msc.org

Reuven International

Reuven International is 100% Canadian owned and operated from its headquarters in Toronto, Ontario. We develop and source premium poultry solutions from the around the globe to provide high-quality products to the foodservice, healthcare, hospitality, retail and industrial sectors. Reuven International works with customers to ensure an uninterrupted supply of innovative and superior poultry products at industry competitive prices.

Our Corporate Chef, David Cocker CRC, works closely with our sales team and our customers in the development of unique menu items and recipes. Chef David assists our customers with all of their culinary challenges — from preparation techniques and cooking tips, to plate presentations and recipes. With a wealth of culinary creativity and industry expertise, he helps create innovative recipes, detailed product analysis and lead customer ideation sessions from our state-of-the-art culinary test kitchen.

A market leader since 1977, Reuven strives to deliver products and services that exceed our customers’ expectations. We are dedicated to making “Today’s Vision, Tomorrow’s Reality”. reuven.com

Rose Hill Foods

For over 30 years, our passion for satisfying customers and building relationships by providing unique flavours and services is what has made us a supplier of choice for some of the most famous culinary institutions and restaurant chains in Canada and north eastern U.S.

Located in Montreal, Canada in a modern and GFSI certified 45,000 sq. foot building, Rose Hill develops, manufactures and supplies the food service industry with quality soups, sauces, seasonings & liquid marinades and, along with its Original 86 division, offers a wide range of premium grade, high-end products such as stock bases, liquid sauces and 100% natural glaces.

Our commitment to developing exciting new products enables us to expand our horizons while offering the most diversified product line in our industry. Attention to detail and high quality standards are the cornerstones of our success.

steep by Bigelow

Based in Fairfield, CT and 100% family owned, the Bigelow Tea Company pioneered the specialty tea category 70 years ago. The three-generational company takes pride in its heritage and successful growth from a one-product, entrepreneurial venture into America’s leading specialty tea company.

“Our new line of hand-crafted teas was created to engage all the senses, from shelf to cup, beginning with the serenely visual appeal of the packaging to the wonderful aromas and tantalizing flavors that follow,” says Cindi Bigelow, third generation president & CEO. “Made with exceptional care under the careful watch of Bigelow family tea blenders, this is our ‘microbrew,’ rich-in-flavor teas that will enhance life’s everyday moments. I invite you to come with us on this journey to live a life steeped in experiences.”

Inspired by the popularity of the craft beer movement, the signature series connects with the passionate tea consumer by supporting everyone’s personal and individual palate.