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2013 CRFA Show Round Up

The CRFA Show is the leading foodservice and hospitality trade show in Canada. A comprehensive forum of industry products, the CRFA Show attracts 12,000 industry professionals and puts them face to face with exhibitors showcasing all their latest products. From new trends in foodservice through to the latest in energy efficient equipment, restaurant owners, operators and buyers will find everything they are looking for at this convenient, one-stop marketplace.

With over 1,200 exhibit booths and non-stop chef demos, the 2013 CRFA Show was overflowing with fresh ideas to help promote, grow and manage your food-based business. This years show featured flair bartending, celebrity chefs, the Mexico pavilion, the Toronto pavilion, and much more…

Here are some of Foodea.com’s favourite finds at the 2013 CRFA Show:

For more information on the CRFA Show, visit crfa.ca/tradeshows/crfashow.

Learn more about the Canadian Restaurant and Foodservices Association (CRFA), visit crfa.ca.

March 7, 2013 | By | Reply More

Square at the 2013 CRFA Show

Square is now available in Canada. Square allows anyone to accept credit cards.

Free Secure Card Reader – Sign up and they’ll mail you a free card reader. The reader fits right in your pocket and securely encrypts every swipe.

Easy Setup – Download the free Square Register app and link your bank account. No setup fees or long-term contracts. You’ll be accepting payments right on your smartphone or iPad in minutes.

Get Paid Fast – Funds from swiped payments are deposited directly into your bank account within 1-2 business days.

Simple Pricing – Pay just 2.75% per swipe for Visa and MasterCard. No other fees of any kind—so you know exactly what you pay.

Sign up to receive your free card reader from square.ca.

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FoodShootr at the 2013 CRFA Show

FoodShootr lets you get creative with your photos by letting you apply one of their many photo filters to your images and even adding a blur filter to create depth in your images. You can also easily interact with other users by mentioning them in your posts and using hashtags to help find your images. FoodShootr makes it really simple to find great restaurants around you. Using Foursquare’s services, you can find restaurants nearby, see what places are trending and search for restaurants in another city.

Download FoodShootr from the Apple app store.

For more information, visit foodshootr.com.

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Red Bull Editions, New Flavours from Red Bull at the 2013 CRFA Show

Red Bull Editions combine the functionality of Red Bull® Energy Drink with three specific flavours:

The Red Edition – sweet/tart cranberry
The Blue Edition – fruity blueberry
The Silver Edition – fresh lime

All drinks are based on the same formula, but feature a different flavour identifiable by the product’s colour. The Editions’ flavour variations are the taste of cranberry (The Red Edition), blueberry (The Blue Edition) and lime (The Silver Edition).

Red Bull Editions will be available in retail stores across Canada in April 2013.

For more information visit redbull.ca.

 

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Chef Robert Irvine from Restaurant: Impossible, at the 2013 CRFA Show

With over twenty-five years in the culinary profession, Chef Robert Irvine has cooked his way through Europe, the Far East, the Caribbean and the Americas, in hotels and on the high seas. Irvine brings his experience to The Food Network as host of Restaurant: Impossible and has been previously seen on Dinner: Impossible, Worst Cooks in America, and The Next Iron Chef. Irvine shared some of his cooking tips and recipes at the Sysco booth at the 2013 CRFA Show.

For more information, visit chefirvine.com.

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