The ADL Food Show is on its way!

A sure sign of spring on PEI is the ADL Food Show, taking place at Credit Union Place on Wednesday April 22nd, 2015.  This will be our 25th Annual Food Show.  The show offers operators the opportunity to see new ideas, … Continued

Food Service Trends 2013

Predicting the future is wide open to all kinds of pitfalls, misinterpretations and guess work. Now that the Mayan Calendar deadline has come and gone it might be wise to look forward to 2013 and see what lies in store … Continued

Safe Food Handling

Now that the warmer weather is finally here, bringing an increase in business with it, I thought it might be an appropriate time to review safe food handling practices. With the distractions that new staff and menu changes, etc, can … Continued

Hold the Gluten

Over the past 10 years there has been an increase in the number of people looking for or adopting a gluten free diet. In a large number of cases, this is the result of celiac disease, a condition where the … Continued

Benefits of Buying Local

As Chefs, Cooks and Operators, we are very lucky to live and work here on Prince Edward Island because of the wide range of locally grown and produced products available to us. The fall harvest season is a particularly good … Continued

Promoting for the Holiday Season

The holiday season is a great time of year for food service operators to increase sales.  One need only look at some in the retail sector to see how they start promoting holiday items well before Halloween.  While I’m not … Continued

You Came, You Saw, You Learned, You Saved $

The 2013 ADL Food Show has come and gone; the largest annual foodservice gathering on PEI. This year the Show was comprised of more than 60 booths, staffed by, in all cases, at least one sales representative, and in a … Continued