Pizza Pizza has launched Club-11-11, a loyalty card program offering customers a chance to earn ‘dough’ when they order from the franchise system’s menu. As an introduction to the card-based program, customers can collect a 10 per cent credit on every walk-in or pick-up purchase.
Later this month, Toronto will become home to the world’s first KFC Select, a new fast-casual restaurant concept with distinct menu items. The 12,000-square-foot restaurant on Yonge Street, just south of Bloor Street, will be run by Shehzad Janmohamed.
The newest McDonald’s Canada franchise, which opened in downtown Toronto on November 26, is also the biggest in Ontario. Showcasing the franchisor’s most recent design features, the nearly 9,000-square-foot restaurant is located near Yonge and Elm Streets.
Medichair Home Medical Equipment’s franchise in Peterborough, Ont., has dedicated 150 square feet of store space to help support Ten Thousand Villages, a non-profit Mennonite Central Committee Canada program designed to combine fair trade with healthy and environmentally responsible business practices.
On August 19, Smoke’s Poutinerie opened its first franchise in Niagara Falls, Ont., bringing traditional Quebec-style poutine to a new part of the country. Smoke’s offers many topping options, a choice of gravies and sauces for the yellow-fleshed fries and Quebec cheese curds.
A Wasabi Grill and Noodle franchise in Toronto has added food delivery service for residents and businesses in the neighbourhood. Part of the Manchu Wok franchise system, the Wasabi location—part of the North York City Centre food court—features four styles of food available for delivery: