Toronto Branch

Toronto Upcoming Events Event Date Location
Student Awards Night Mon. Mar. 19, 2018 5:00PM Chelsea Hotel Toronto - 33 Gerrard Street West

Welcome to the Toronto Branch of the Canadian Association of Foodservice Professionals. (CAFP)

Thank you for visiting our site!


Our Board and committee members continue to be busy organizing and planning some exciting new events CAFP Toronto is known to host!  

We continue to focus on building value through the introduction of panel guests and relevant 'hot' topics.  We want you confident in your decision to take time out of your busy day to attend a CAFP event!

On September 18th, we have organized an exciting panel of guests that represent key facets of our foodservide industry.  With so much change continuing to evolve around us, this exceptional list of guests will share their wealth of experience and expertise in foodserice.

The panel guests represent:

Operations - Shoeless Joes - K.B. Bose, Sr. VP. Marketing and Culinary 

Distribution - Flanagan Foodservice - Trevor R. Austin, VP Operations

Human Resources -  Compass Group Canada - Hugh Grzela, Director of Talent Acquisition

Retirement Sector / Operations -  Delmanor Retirement - Divikar Raju, Director of Culinary Services

We are so pleased to also have industry expert Geoff Wilson, FS STrategy open up the discussions with a 2017 Overview of Industry Insights!

Peter Henderson, Ideovation Inc. will be our Emcee and Panel Moderator.  We are so fortunate to have two leading professionals set the stage for engaging panel discussion.


JANUARY 10th  2018 -  Due upon some unforeseen circumstances, our January event took some turns and will take place in the spring of 2018!  Our VP of Programs and her team are excited about creating an event that will attract members/guests and students (even if school is out) to participate.  Stay tuned for more details.  Sorry for any inconvenience this may have caused!  We're working diligently to meet the expectations of our members!

FEBRUARY 15th - Top Management Night brand 'refresh' now called TOPs (CAFP Toronto Professionals Celebration and Fundraiser)  Our Committee is pleased to announce our keynote speaker, James Chiu, President Mandarin Restaurants.  James is an energetic and engaging speaker that you won't want to miss!  Please mark your calendars and join us for our evening celebrations!

MARCH - Student Awards Night

SPRING EVENT: TBD - Stay tuned!

JUNE - AGM - Last year we enjoyed our year end meeting at Caplansky's Deli!! Zane was an engaging speaker and the food was delicious!  It was an informative and enjoyable end to a successful year!  Stay tuned for another exciting AGM venue & speaker!!

I look forward to connecting with members, students and guests this year!  

Join us and let's celebrate our industry together!  

Learn, Network and Grow!



Nancy Hewitt, CFE
Branch President
Cell: 905-466-5628




Senior Management Advisory Council Member Companies

2018 ToP Celebration & Fundraiser Sponsors

About Us

Originally founded over 110 years ago, CAFP has withstood the test of time by maintaining its relevance in a continually changing business environment. By listening to our members, tracking their needs, and those of the foodservice and hospitality industry, we have adapted our programs to meet these evolving requirements. CAFP is one of the originators of change management.

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