Drive to Thrive

If you missed it, knowledge was served at The FULL TILT conference on November 4th!  An engaging day with many connections made and an incredible opportunity to absorb new insights from the panel presentations.

We are so very thankful to our volunteers, sponsor partners, speakers, panelists, exhibitors, award winners, and especially The CR&B Show for hosting The FULL TILT conference.
With your input and suggestions, we'll look to make FULL TILT an even greater experience as we drive to thrive in 2020!

Feed Our Future Awards ...


Andrea Watson, Chief Brand Ambassador of Nature Knows was awarded by Members of Canadian Women In Food as our Food Entrepreneur of The Year.  

This award recognizes Andrea as someone who brings something of value to society, is an inspiration to her peers, is innovative to the industry, and openly supports a network of women serious about food.  

A special thank you to Shelley Hilliker, of Your Food Concierge for sponsorship of the 2019 Feed Our Future Awards.

Members also recognized Erin Wotherspoon, Founder of Muul Enterprises as an Emerging Entrepreneur in Food with an innovative start-up that has potential for having a social and economic impact in Canada.  

Will your business be on stage next year? 

Upcoming Events ...

Silent Wine Auction and 1st Annual Holiday Dinner fundraiser for scholarships.

Our sisters and Dames will be gathering at Jules Bistro, 147 Spadina Avenue, Toronto on November 25th at 5:30 pm for a very special fundraiser dinner and wine auction.

Please RSVP with Ontario President, Liz Palmer at

Upcoming Events ...

Nov 28th The Women's Entrepreneurship Hub Presents 'The Taste of Entrepreneurship'

The Women's Entrepreneurship Hub offers training, mentorship and  wrap-around support services to women entrepreneurs facing barriers to economic self-sufficiency. 

On Nov 28th, food experts and community partners are invited to offer feedback and encouragement to a group of 20 food entrepreneurs that have been working hard to perfect their business plans and recipes to take part in the 1st ever ' WE-HUB Food Testing Day' at Paint Box Bistro, 555 Dundas St East, Toronto from 6:00 - 8:30 pm.  

Please contact Ayaa Mohamad at to RSVP

Upcoming Events ...

Dec 4th a Very Sassy Social for the Holidays
Come mix, mingle and connect with other female entrepreneurs and professionals during our speed networking portion of the evening. Then, sip on holiday-themed lattes, snack on delicious baked goods and pose in our wintery photo opp. Oh, what fun!

This is the first #ShesSassy social and we're bringing ALL the winter SASS. Show us your winter spirit and dress in anything sparkly, wintery or white. 

Escape the cold, sip on caffeinated delights at Morning Parade Coffee Bar, 1952 Gerrard St East, Toronto from 6:00 - 8:30 pm.

Because winter is not a season, it's a celebration. And we're celebrating it in Winter Wonderland!

For tickets please CLICK here: to REGISTER

Have you seen ...

Photos from FULL TILT?

Find your favorite or post your own on our Instagram page @canadian_women_in_food or find us on Facebook!


Member Benefits ...

If you are looking for benefits such as:
  • Discounted member-only rates on events
  • THE DISH, a bi-monthly newsletter served up with insights into food industry activities and events that directly impact you
  • network of women who are serious about the business of food
Then become a Member today. Click HERE to join.

Membership year runs January to December 2019 *New Members receive a special extension bonus to December 2020!

was founded in 2014 as a national association to help amplify the voices of female food entrepreneurs and promote a more inclusive space for all women in foodservice. Its mission is to promote women-owned businesses, cultivate the positive energy that comes from women supporting women and stir up the spirit of female food entrepreneurs by creating opportunities for economic growth. 

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