When Ontario went into lockdown in mid-March, 2020 due to the pandemic, bartender Marko Yovanovich lost his full-time job. He had worked at Trinity Common in Toronto’s Kensington Market for a year. The next day, Yovanovich started his own business: Food Group Catering. The restaurant industry, which had to shut down in March and April, still had 250,000 people out of work in October, 2020 according to a recent study. Ontario and Quebec were impacted most drastically.
The highly successful Italian inspired store has now opened its seventh location in North America on Toronto’s very own Bloor Street.
With introduction comes transformation. Experienced professionals in the Italian food scene shed light on how the industry thrives in an ever-changing market that provides the opportunity for continuous creation. The evolution focuses not only on…
You’d better save up your appetite, because Canada’s first Eataly is set to open up at 5 p.m. Wednesday. The Italian restaurant launches its establishment with a ribbon pasta cutting. Follow us live, as we have reporters on site now behind the scenes.