Canadians are being encouraged to take part in a show of support for the foodservice industry by ordering out a meal every Wednesdays for take-out or delivery from their favourite local restaurants. The first official “Takeout Day” will take place on Wednesday, April 15 with an epic Facebook live variety show via Canada’s Great Kitchen Party – Home Edition to kick off the national movement.
“In a historic move to save the foodservice industry, several hundred restaurant owners, chefs, culinary leaders and celebrities across Canada have joined forces to support Canada Takeout to make every Wednesday #TakeoutDay. This movement encourages Canadians to order from their favourite local restaurant offering takeout or delivery, with a nationwide kickoff on Wednesday, April 15, 2020 for #TakeoutDay.
Canada’s Great Kitchen Party – Home Edition will host an epic variety show on Facebook live at 8pm EST on Wednesday, April 15th in partnership with Canada Takeout. It will feature musical entertainment from Canada’s top talent and celebrated athletes. Headliners will include Jim Cuddy, Alan Doyle, Ed Robertson, Barney Bentall and Tom Cochrane. Full lineup being announced soon. Friends and family can enjoy dinner and a concert together virtually and do their part to help restaurants on #TakeoutDay.
Hundreds of Canada’s favourite food personalities are actively involved including, chef Vikram Vij (Vancouver and Surrey), chef Ivana Raca (Toronto), and chef Tyrone Welchinski (Winnipeg). They are encouraging Canadians to share this campaign with family and friends across social media with #TakeoutDay. Find out where to order here.“
giovane café + eatery is offering an extended take-out and delivery menu featuring daily chefs’ pizzas and salads. The limited edition menu launches the ‘Feed It Forward’ program; for every dish ordered, one dish will be donated to workers on the front line during these challenging times. The public can also opt to purchase a meal donation for a healthcare worker available through the café’s Ritual and DoorDash profile for $5.00 each. Each week, Fairmont Pacific Rim will deliver the collective donations by way of a healthy and nutritious meal to healthcare workers working to fight the spread of COVID-19.
For more information on how Canadians can support their local restaurants: www.CanadaTakeout.com