Several hundred Canadian restaurant owners, as well as chefs, leaders from the culinary leaders and celebrities have come together for Canada Takeout Day, which encourages Canadians all across the country to support their local restaurants.
Canada Takeout was launched on Wednesday, April 15, 2020 with an episode of Canada’s Great Kitchen Party broadcast on Facebook Live.
MORE THAN 800K FOOD SERVICE JOBS LOST DUE TO COVID-19
Restaurants Canada estimates that more than 800,000 jobs in the food service industry has been lost because of COVID-19 related closures.
Restaurants Canada also estimates that 1 out of 10 Canadian restaurants have closed permanently, and many more might cease operations as a result of the prolonged closures.
Restaurants Canada estimates that food service sales will fall by nearly CAD$20 million for the second quarter of 2020.
HOW TO SUPPORT CANADA TAKEOUT DAY
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