TORONTO, Jan. 5, 2012 /CNW/ - Ron MacLean of Hockey Night in Canada will
be the keynote speaker at the new Breakfast with Champions event at the
CRFA Show, March 6 from 8 - 10 a.m. at the Direct Energy Centre,
Toronto. This inaugural event brings together restaurant and
hospitality industry professionals for a morning of inspiration and
In addition to MacLean, several well-known industry leaders are in the
starting lineup and will share their insights panel-style, with
business lessons for real-life situations:
Mark Pacinda, President and CEO of Boston Pizza International
Donna Dooher, President of the Mildred Pierce Group
John Betts, President of McDonald's Restaurants of Canada
Kevin Friesen, Chief Operating Officer of Scores Rotisserie, Imvescor
Warren Erhart, President and CEO of White Spot Hospitality
This is a ticketed event with limited seating. Registration (trade only)
is now open at www.crfashow.ca.
About Ron MacLean:
Sportscaster Ron MacLean has won ten Gemini awards for broadcasting and
is best known for being the host of Hockey Night in Canada on CBC. He co-wrote the new book Cornered with Kirstie McLellan Day. Ron's quick wit, thoughtful insights and
humorous, engaging style will entertain and inspire.
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 4-6 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 Halifax (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
SOURCE Canadian Restaurant and Foodservices Association
For further information:
Prasanthi Vasanthakumar, Communications Specialist, 1-800-387-5649, ext. 4254 or firstname.lastname@example.org.