Looking for an excuse to skip cooking dinner and dine out instead? Well mark your calendars because on October 21, we’re inviting you to do just that!


Image Credits: restaurantsforchange.ca

This October 21, more than 50 of the best restaurants coast-to-coast are coming together for Restaurants for Change, an annual fundraising event that strives to change Canada’s food system for the better. Each participating restaurant will donate all of the proceeds from their dinner service to Community Food Centres Canada, a non-profit organization that gives Canadians in low-income communities access to healthy food and empowering food programs.

So what are you waiting for? Join in and book a dinner reservation at a participating restaurant in your city ASAP.


Check out the full list of participating restaurants here:

Calgary: Bonterra Trattoria, CHAR|CUT roast house, Cibo, Farm, NOtaBLE the restaurant, Parc Café & Brasserie, Posto Pizzeria and Bar River Cafe, Rouge Restaurant, Scopa, The Nash.

Edmonton: North 53, RGE RD, The Common.

Dartmouth/Halifax: Feisty Chef pop-up at The Canteen, Chives Canadian Bistro.

Hamilton: Earth to Table: Bread Bar, Rapscallion Rogue Eatery, Papa Leo’s Restaurant, Pub Fiction.

Kingston: Le Chien Noir Bistro, Chez Piggy.

Montreal: Lavanderia, Le Bremner, Maison Publique, Nora Gray, Park Restaurant

Ottawa: Atelier, Murray Street, Supply and Demand, Thyme and Again

Saskatoon: Riversdale Delicatessen & Market, Wanuskewin Heritage Park Restaurant

St. John’s: Mallard Cottage.

Stratford: Revival House

Toronto: Actinolite, Bar Buca, Buca (King Stree), Buca Yorkville, Drake Devonshire, The Drake Hotel, Edulis restaurant, Globe Bistro, Hawthorne Food and Drink, Hey Meatball, Jacobs & Co. Steakhouse, Pukka. Richmond Station, Rose & Sons, Ruby Watchco, The Drake One Fifty, The Saint Tavern, THR & Co., Union.

Vancouver: Burdock & Co, My Shanti.

Winnipeg: Deer + Almond, Elements Restaurant by Diversity Food Services.

And for more on the tasty event, check out this inspiring video:

See you all (out for dinner) on October 21!