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Restaurant Brands to acquire sandwich fast food chain Firehouse Subs for US$1 billion

Restaurant Brands to acquire sandwich fast food chain Firehouse Subs for US$1 billion

 

Chantelle Comeau, a 25-year veteran of the restaurant industry, poses for a photo in Dartmouth, N.S., Saturday, Aug. 21, 2021. Many blame employment insurance benefits for the dearth of job applicants but others believe that long hours, difficult working conditions and low pay are also contributing factors. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

Low wages, instability to blame for industry labour shortage, workers say

Industry has endured some of the longest shutdowns in the world

 

Until recently MicKaylehea Kien, of Red Deer, said she has been able to use her electric scooter at the local Tim Horton’s drive-thru. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)

Red Deer woman on mobility scooter denied service at drive-thru

Ordering inside a safer alternative, says Tim Hortons

 

Chopped Canada-winning chef Pete Sok is trying to focus on the future as he reopens Boulevard Restaurant and Lounge in the Holiday Inn on Gasoline Alley during the pandemic. (Contributed photo)

Red Deer’s celebrity chef looks past the pandemic with new restaurant opportunity

Pete Sok is reopening Boulevard Restaurant — and betting on the future

Chopped Canada-winning chef Pete Sok is trying to focus on the future as he reopens Boulevard Restaurant and Lounge in the Holiday Inn on Gasoline Alley during the pandemic. (Contributed photo)

Quebec restaurant files class action against ‘abusive’ delivery fees during pandemic

Quebec restaurant files class action against ‘abusive’ delivery fees during pandemic

The Pizza Co. restaurant and pub is still planning to open in the former Hudson’s space on Ross. Street. The owner is waiting to see what will happen with restaurant restrictions in Alberta. (Advocate file photo).

Opening of new downtown Red Deer restaurant delayed due to restrictions

It could open by the end of January for take-out and delivery

The Pizza Co. restaurant and pub is still planning to open in the former Hudson’s space on Ross. Street. The owner is waiting to see what will happen with restaurant restrictions in Alberta. (Advocate file photo).
FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2017, file photo, a man smokes outside a McDonald’s restaurant in Beijing, China. McDonald’s is selling a sandwich made of Spam topped with crushed Oreo cookies Monday, Dec. 21, 2020 in China in an attention-grabbing move that has raised eyebrows. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)
FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2017, file photo, a man smokes outside a McDonald’s restaurant in Beijing, China. McDonald’s is selling a sandwich made of Spam topped with crushed Oreo cookies Monday, Dec. 21, 2020 in China in an attention-grabbing move that has raised eyebrows. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)
FILE - This June 25, 2019, photo shows the sign outside a McDonald’s restaurant in Pittsburgh. (File photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Employee tests positive at downtown McDonald’s

Cleaning and sanitation by certified third party

FILE - This June 25, 2019, photo shows the sign outside a McDonald’s restaurant in Pittsburgh. (File photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
Red Deer Tony Roma’s Restaurant is closed. Photo by PAUL COWLEY/Advocate staff

60% of eateries risk closing

Canadian Chamber of Commerce and restaurant groups have launched campaign to bring business back

Red Deer Tony Roma’s Restaurant is closed. Photo by PAUL COWLEY/Advocate staff
Photo by PAUL COWLEY/Advocate staff                                Red Deer’s Tony Roma’s Restaurant is closed.

Red Deer’s Tony Roma’s closed

Red Deer’s Tony Roma’s appears to be another restaurant casualty. The popular…

  • Aug 19, 2020
Photo by PAUL COWLEY/Advocate staff                                Red Deer’s Tony Roma’s Restaurant is closed.
Of McDonald’s 39,000 restaurants worldwide, 96 per cent are now open, in a July 27, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

McDonald’s facing bumpy recovery, 2Q sales down 30%

Business did improve for McDonald’s throughout the second quarter as restrictions lifted…

  • Jul 28, 2020
Of McDonald’s 39,000 restaurants worldwide, 96 per cent are now open, in a July 27, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
Ninety per cent of McDonald’s restaurants worldwide were open at the end of May, in a June 16, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

McDonald’s worldwide sales improve as stores reopen globally

The Chicago-based fast food giant said Tuesday that its global same-store sales…

  • Jun 16, 2020
Ninety per cent of McDonald’s restaurants worldwide were open at the end of May, in a June 16, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
Glenn Simon, owner of Glenn’s Family Restaurant and Gift Shop, in Gasoline Alley.

Glenn Simon and his recipe for success

Fresh food and service with a smile keys to the restaurant business

Glenn Simon, owner of Glenn’s Family Restaurant and Gift Shop, in Gasoline Alley.
Rimbey councillor and co-owner at the centre of food safety violations

Rimbey councillor and co-owner at the centre of food safety violations

Video obtained by CBC showed improper handling of food in burger joint earlier this year

Rimbey councillor and co-owner at the centre of food safety violations
Restaurateurs see a reminder in burger place’s food safety issue

Restaurateurs see a reminder in burger place’s food safety issue

Food safety infractions at Carl’s Jr. highlights the importance of diligence, say restaurateurs

Restaurateurs see a reminder in burger place’s food safety issue