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Hall of Fame Dinner – Nominate Someone Today
Jul 11, 2018 bcrfauser01

The annual BCRFA Hall of Fame Dinner will this year be held on October 1 at the Italian Cultural Centre.

The event pays tribute to the people and restaurants that have shaped British Columbia into a vibrant, world-class culinary scene. With six different categories to present, the following awards will be presented:

  • Active Restaurateur Award;
  • Supplier Award;
  • Friend of the Industry Award;
  • Local Champion;
  • Leading Employer; and
  • The Industry Award.

More information on each award can be found here.

Dinner will feature an elegant Italian meal using fresh BC ingredients, a selection of BC VQA wines and cocktails highlighting native ingredients and the BC craft spirits industry.

Tickets cost $199 per person, members are $179. Table of 10 for $1900.

This is a fantastic opportunity to celebrate the BC restaurant and food services industry and get together with fellow restaurateurs while enjoying delicious food and drink. Don’t miss out on your chance to attend this celebrated event.

Click here to nominate a BC Legend.

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Tackling Labour Shortage – REPORT AVAILABLE
Jul 05, 2018 bcrfauser01

The BCRFA’S Metro Vancouver Restaurant Labour Shortage Report & Recommendations is now available electronically and in hard copy.

Through the Employment Program of BC, BCRFA staff conducted interviews and research designed to analyze the employment and skills gap that is impacting employment levels in Metro Vancouver restaurants. Though it focuses on the Vancouver area, it also offers short and long-term recommendations and best practice relevant for restaurants province-wide.

We hope this report will provide value to all of our members. In the report you will find detailed tactics for operators facing immediate concerns, as well as suggested industry-wide changes as part of a long-term strategy. We hope you will make use of this report. Don’t hesitate to share your feedback.

If you want a hard copy mailed to you, please email us and send us your mailing address.