To be the facilitator of successful pathways for future leaders of the hospitality and foodservice industry.

Central to the vision of the Foundation, as an industry ‘not-for-profit’ organization and along with the fundamental commitment to the industry’s sustainable growth, well-being and excellence; the Foundation is involved in ensuring that passionate individuals seeking life-long careers in the foodservice and hospitality industry in Canada are able to seek and receive the very best professional skills-based training and education within training facilities within Canada. The execution of this vision involves assistance in the form of scholarships and awards, mentorship, assistance in placement as well as working with established training facilities to ensure that the most up to date and required skills are available.


Uniting hospitality and foodservice industry stakeholders to invest in the most sought-after scholarship program.

The mission of the Foundation is to bring together all stakeholders within the hospitality and foodservice industry to invest in the future of their own industry by funding the initiatives and programs of the Foundation which promote, encourage and support passionate individuals to enter into the industry and consider it as a life-long career.


The Canadian Hospitality Foundation (CHF) is managed by Restaurants Canada. It is our mandate to assist the CHF in working with the over 30 hospitality institutions in Canada that are training our new future foodservice professionals.

CHF’s mandate is to:

  • Raise the necessary financial and career support needed from the diverse sectors of the foodservice and hospitality industry, and
  • Keep the industry informed of the development and evolution of the industry’s human resource needs, and the relevancy of the professional skills-based programs and education available to meet those needs.

Thanks to all the generous support we have had over the years, in the form of both legacy fund contributions and annual donations 2023, will see expanded relationships with the Colleges facilitating involvement with actionable programs that fit the food service and hospitality industry’s longer-term development goals.

The Canadian Hospitality Foundation is a registered charity and is audited annually by Grant Thornton LLP audits the foundation annually and all funds are managed by BMO Nesbitt Burns. Registered Charitable # 10076 5882 RT0001.

Inspiring and supporting the pursuit of the hospitality and foodservice industry as a life-long career!