Talk show host George Stroumboulopoulos to join restaurant leaders at CRFA Show's Breakfast with Champions
TORONTO, Nov. 22, 2012 /CNW/ - Well-known talk show host and CBC personality George Stroumboulopoulos will take the stage at the CRFA Show Breakfast with Champions event on March 5, 2013.
Breakfast with Champions is returning this year after an overwhelming response to the inaugural edition at last year's show. The breakfast event brings together restaurant and hospitality industry professionals for a morning of inspiration and networking. It will be held Tuesday, March 5 from 7:30 - 9:45 a.m. at the Liberty Grand at Exhibition Place in Toronto.
Several high-profile industry leaders will be joining Stroumboulopoulos on stage to share their insights and business lessons to help fellow restaurant and hospitality industry operators prepare for real-life situations.
The panel includes:
- Vikram Vij, chef and owner of Vij's and Rangoli restaurants in Vancouver
- Susan Senecal, Chief Marketing Officer at A&W Food Services of Canada
- Mark McEwan, owner of several Toronto restaurants and head judge on Top Chef Canada
- Paul Methot, Vice President Operations at Pizza Pizza
- Debra Lykkemark, CEO and founder of Culinary Capers catering and restaurants in Vancouver and Beijing
This is a ticketed event with limited seating. Registration is now open at www.crfashow.ca. Please note that admission is restricted to industry personnel only.
About George Stroumboulopoulos: George Stroumboulopoulos has been connecting Canadians to what matters for decades. He is one of the most respected broadcasters in Canada, earning fans and awards, including the Gemini for best host or interviewer in a talk series for an unprecedented six years in a row. George is a passionate advocate for the environment and social justice, and is the first Canadian to be named National Ambassador Against Hunger by the United Nations World Food Programme.
About the CRFA Show: With over 1,200 exhibit booths and ongoing chef demos, seminars and events, the CRFA Show offers restaurant and hospitality owners, managers, chefs and executives a variety of fresh ideas to help promote, grow and manage their business. The CRFA Show takes place March 3-5 at the Direct Energy Centre at Exhibition Place.
The CRFA Show is owned and operated by the Canadian Restaurant and Foodservices Association, one of the country's leading business associations with more than 30,000 members. CRFA also owns and operates the BC Foodservice Expo (www.bcfoodexpo.ca) and is the title sponsor of the ApEx show in Atlantic Canada (www.apextradeshow.ca and the Alberta Foodservice Expo www.albertafoodserviceexpo.ca). Proceeds from the shows are directed to CRFA's advocacy, research and member services in support of a growing and prosperous Canadian restaurant industry.
SOURCE: Canadian Restaurant and Foodservices AssociationFor further information:
CONTACT: Prasanthi Vasanthakumar, CRFA Communications, 1-800-387-5649, ext. 4254 or email@example.com.