101 Top Restaurants Startups and Companies in Canada

August 7, 2021

This article showcases our top picks for the best Canada based Restaurants companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Restaurants industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Canada Restaurants Startups

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Notch

Notch

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Notch (formerly ChefHero) is an all-in-one software which digitializes the process of wholesale ordering for restaurants and distributors.

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7shifts

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7shifts is an easy-to-use labor management platform, built just for restaurants.

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Foodtastic

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Foodtastic is born from the passion that three men have for food, the restaurant business, customer service and design.

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Lightspeed POS

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Lightspeed is a provider of easy-to-use POS solutions for retailers and restaurateurs.

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Chef’s Plate

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Chef’s Plate is an online platform that enables users to get fresh, pre-portioned ingredients and chef-inspired recipes to their homes.

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General Assembly Pizza

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General Assembly Pizza operates as a simple, fast, and casual pizza restaurant.

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Brizo Data

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SaaS, Market Intelligence, Data Science, Data, Analytics, Restaurant Industry, Food Service Industry

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A&W Food Services of Canada

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A&W is a restaurant that serves a delicious combination of great-tasting burgers, onion rings and frosted mugs of famous A&W root beer.

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Ready

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Ready allows guests to view the menu, order, pay, review, and redeem rewards on their phones.

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Restaurant Brands International

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Restaurant Brands International Inc. is one of the world’s largest quick service restaurant companies

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Guusto

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A free platform to build employee recognition & customer loyalty programs.

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Fantuan

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Fantuan provides food delivery, reviews, e-commerce and other life services for local communities in north America.

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Spoonity

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Spoonity is a loyalty platform that allows restaurants to implement and manage a customer rewards and payment system.

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ClickDishes

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ClickDishes partners with local restaurants to enable their consumers to order and pay directly through their phones.

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SkipTheDishes

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SkipTheDishes connects hungry people with restaurants and local Food Couriers through our proprietary algorithm-based dispatch system.

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Snappy Innovation

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Restaurant SaaS solution on delivery, reservations, waitlists, take out, dine-in, loyalty programs in one easy to use system

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Steam Whistle

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All natural, craft brewed, Canada’s Premium Pilsner. Do one thing really, really well.

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Oco Meals

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Oco Meals delivers ready-to-eat meals at the doorstep on a weekly basis.

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Event Temple

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Event Temple Is The First Venue Management Software As A Platform For Hotels, Venues And Restaurants

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WISK Solutions

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WISK is the most accurate and precise inventory solution!

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Orty

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ORTY helps quick service and fast-casual restaurants to deploy digital ordering, own delivery, and CRM all built into a powerful POS.

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Spiffy

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Spiffy helps in updating the employees on products, policies and procedure and elevate consumer experience.

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Swiss Water

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Swiss Water Process removes caffeine from coffee for leading coffee roasters throughout the United States.

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Pacini

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Pacini uses the new spelling recommended by the Superior Council of the French language and approved by the French Academy.

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TasteAway

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TasteAway is a blog that features a number of different food and travel topics.

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Tim Hortons

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Tim Hortons is a Canadian multinational restaurant.

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Dairy Queen

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Dairy Queen develops, licenses, and services a system of fast food stores in Canada.

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Deliwok

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Deliwok is a processor and distributor of Asian and Mexican food

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Subway

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SUBWAY is an American fast food restaurant franchise that primarily sells submarine sandwiches (subs) and salads.

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Tangoo

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Smart social outing recommendations based off your mood

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McCain Foods

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McCain Foods Ltd. is the world’s largest producer of French Fries and Potato Specialties.

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Somnus Société de gestion inc

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Somnus Management is a family business that operate 3-Star hotels.

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Recipe Unlimited

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Recipe Unlimited is most historic full service restaurant company.

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Sparks Premium Grill + Bar

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Sparks Premium Grill + Bar is a premium casual restaurant that offers quality food and drinks at amazing prices.

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Freshii

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Freshii is a fast food company that provides nutritious meals and catering services for consumers.

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JustKitchen

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JustKitchen allows delivery-only restaurants and food brands to reach more customers, lower overhead costs, and reduce food wastage.

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Mambella’s

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Mambella’s is an Italian eatery specializing in frozen meals.

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Café Cambio, coopérative de travail

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Café Cambio cooperative offers a micro roastery, a restaurant and a live entertainment venue.

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Pita Pit Canada

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Pita Pit Canada is a quick-service restaurants serving better-for-you meals with the freshest possible ingredients.

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MTY Food Group

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MTY Food Group is a franchises and operates quick-service restaurants.

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Bento Sushi

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Bento Sushi, the North America’s second largest sushi brand, creating a global multi-channel and multi brand sushi platform.

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Imvescor Restaurant Group

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Imvescor Restaurant Group is a dynamic and innovative organisation in the family and casual dining restaurant industry.

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ZipLunch

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Meals From The City’s Top Restaurants at Takeout Prices & Free Delivery. No Commitments, No Minimums & No Tips.

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Bite BC

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A Bite BC membership gives you 50% off the total food bill, or 2 for the price of 1 meals at all participating restaurants.

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Ameego

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Ameego provides easy-to-use online scheduling, labor control and staff communications software for the restaurant industry.

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Boston Pizza

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Boston Pizza is a Canadian-based restaurant chain.

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Sirved

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Sirved is an internet company that offer a restaurant discovery tool that focuses on helping people find restaurant menus.

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Radish

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Radish is an online restauration platform that is organized as a solidarity cooperative between restaurants, deliverers and consumers.

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Redberry Group

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Redberry Group is a Toronto-based franchisee of quick-service restaurant chains Burger King and Pizza Hut.

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LunchBox

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LunchBox is a mobile app that brings people together over food.

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tossdown Inc.

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Platform as a Service

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Fastvenues

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Fastvenues Provides online facility for people to discover and book set-menu meals at restaurants.

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Cora

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Cora is a chain restaurant that offers a wide variety of breakfast and lunch along with delivery service.

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ChainXY

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ChainXY provides highly accurate locational data used in real estate and market research

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Casual Dining Group

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Casual Dining Group, operator of some of the UK’s favourite restaurant brands including Café Rouge, and Bella Italia.

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Pickle Barrel Group of Restaurants

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Pickle Barrel Group of Restaurants is a full-service upscale casual dining concept that offers over three hundred menu items.

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JOEY Restaurants

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JOEY Restaurants offers a refined modern industrial aesthetic, balanced by materials that lend a sense of warmth.

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Posera

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Posera provides technologies for the hospitality industry.

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Piecemeal

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Free restaurant management platform & marketplace

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The Bistro Group

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The Bistro Group is a Toronto-based provider of restaurant-management technology.

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Munch

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Munch connects restaurants, drivers and consumers together on your mobile device to get your favorite food delivered

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TASTET

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Tastet is the go-to reference for anyone looking for restaurants, bars and cafés in Montreal.

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Bookenda

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Online bookings and reservations

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Mr. Mikes

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Mr. Mikes provides delicious food.

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Pizza Nova

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Pizza Nova is a Pizza restaurants business company.

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Hover

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Hover offers food delivery directly to consumers through platforms like Uber Eats, DoorDash and Skip.

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Top Menu

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Top menu is a specialized graphic design and distribution of restaurant menus.

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RestoMontreal.ca

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Montreal’s Leading Restaurants Guide

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Omega Software

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Omega Software is an information technology company located in Oakville.

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Firegrill Restaurant & Bar

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Firegrill Restaurant & Bar is a steakhouse restaurant.

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Deal Frenzy Corporation

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Dealfrenzy takes pride in delivering great services to both their merchants and their consumers.

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Original Joe’s Franchise Group

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Original Joe’s Franchise Group Inc. owns and operates a chain of restaurants in Western Canada.

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Browns Restaurant Group

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Browns Restaurant Group is a dining franchising business that focuses on the dining experience and innovative food.

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Fast Food Menu Prices

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Don’t Be Surprised By The Cost of Fast Food.

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Concorde Group

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Concorde Group is a hospitality company that provides unmatched dining and entertainment experience.

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brewhound – The Happy Hour App

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Happy hour Vancouver plans, sorted. Accurate food & drink specials at your fingertips, from bars and restaurants in Vancouver (Canada).

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St-Hubert Group

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St-Hubert Group is in the food industry through its chain of dining restaurants and delivery of grocery products and ingredients.

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Springhouse

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Springhouse is an e-commerce company offering grocery, frozen food, fresh produce, body care products and vegan dishes.

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Charcoal Group

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Charcoal Group owns and operates a group of restaurants in and around Ontario Canada.

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Fast Eddies

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Fast Eddies is a restaurants company.

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BLCO

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BLCO is a large KFC and Taco Bell franchise operator in Western Canada.

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YourTable

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YourTable is a start-up that is redefining the food and restaurant industry.

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lazymeal

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Lazymeal is a website where users can order takeout from local restaurants and have it delivered.

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NMK Foods Inc.

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NMK Foods Inc. is a privately held food wholesaler, which now specializes in healthy exotic foods such as it’s private label Kebab Factory

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Whole Food Trading

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Whole Food Trading is a wholesale supplier of Asian food, seafood, alcohol beverage and restaurant supplies.

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Earls Restaurants

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Earls Restaurants is an upscale casual dining restaurant and bar.

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La Cage

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La Cage engages offers a chain of restaurants that specialize in ambience catering with sports themed and fresh food from local sources.

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TWOMATO Canada

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Twomato, an online food ordering site which allows customers to conveniently and securely place orders, currently operates in 13 countries.

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Williams Fresh Cafe

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Williams Fresh Cafe is a chain of restaurants based out of Ontario, Canada.

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TripleOne Inc

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Decentralized Concept™

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Dineserve

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Our mobile platform connects foodservice operators with distributors and importers.

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Pizza Delight

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Pizza Delight is a Canadian pizza restaurant franchise.

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MenuSano

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MenuSano is a web-based nutrition software that automates nutritional analysis and recipe pricing for restaurants.

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Nella Cutlery & Food Equipment Inc.

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Nella Cutlery & Food Equipment Inc is a leading food equipment and supplies company in Mississauga, Ontario.

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The Salt Lick

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The Salt Lick is a barbecue restaurant based in Driftwood, Ontario.

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DriveCX

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Customer Experience Management – “Helping teams deliver amazing customer experiences”

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Freshslice Pizza

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Freshslice Pizza is a Canadian pizza chain and franchise.

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Inform Brokerage

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Inform Brokerage provides platform to prepare, present, market, sell the food products.

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Peqish Food Company

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Peqish is a food processing company that has nutritious ingredients, and delicious food created by doctors and chefs.

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VIP Chinese Restaurant

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Chinese Restaurant in Kingston, ON

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The Keg Royalties Income Fund

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The Keg have locations across Canada and in Phoenix, Dallas/Fort Worth, Denver, and Seattle in the United States.

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