TORONTO, June 5, 2012 /CNW/ - The Canadian Restaurant and Foodservices
Association welcomes Don Robinson, President and CEO of CARA
Operations, to its board of directors.
CARA, headquartered in Toronto, is one of Canada's largest restaurant
companies with 700 locations nationwide under the brands Swiss Chalet,
Harvey's, Kelsey's, Montana's and Milestones Grill & Bar. Robinson took
on his current role at CARA in 2006 after more than 20 years of
experience at Mars Inc.
Robinson is one of 30 industry leaders from across Canada who serve on
CRFA's volunteer board of directors, which is chaired this year by
Toronto restaurateur Donna Dooher of Mildred's Temple Kitchen.
Directors aim to further CRFA's mission of helping members in every
community grow and prosper.
Two other high-profile restaurateurs have also been elected to the CRFA
board this year: Vikram Vij, the owner of Vancouver hotspots Vij's
Restaurant and Rangoli, and Mike Yasinski, president of pub chain
Hudsons Canadian Tap House which is well-established in Western Canada.
CRFA is one of Canada's largest business associations, with more than
30,000 members representing restaurants, bars, caterers, institutions
and other foodservice providers. Canada's restaurant industry employs
more than one million people in communities across the country.
SOURCE Canadian Restaurant and Foodservices Association
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