Corey Mintz's articles
Published On: June 28, 2021
OPINION: It’s June 2021. You probably haven’t eaten at a restaurant in more than a year. Here are some things to keep in mind next time you do.
Published On: June 21, 2021
OPINION: Restaurants workers are not lazy. They’re not coasting on government subsidies. They’re just tired of jobs getting worse without compensation getting better.
Published On: May 26, 2021
OPINION: Restaurants are still in crisis. When public-health officials say it’s safe, make it easy for them to serve food outside.
Published On: April 27, 2021
OPINION: With restaurants generating a quarter of their usual revenue during COVID-19, a subminimum wage subsidized by tips just doesn’t make sense for workers.
Published On: April 12, 2021
OPINION: Talent drain was a problem even before the pandemic. If restaurants want to reverse it, they’ll have to become better places to work.
Published On: April 05, 2021
OPINION: Federal rent and wage supports are set to expire in June. But restaurateurs are still struggling — so what comes next?
Published On: March 17, 2021
OPINION: Many got laid off. Some found new jobs in sales or delivery. Some collected CERB. All of them are traumatized.
Published On: November 23, 2020
OPINION: Companies such as Uber Eats and DoorDash charge ruinous commissions. It’s time for Premier Ford and Mayor Tory to stand up for the small businesses being destroyed.
Published On: September 23, 2020
OPINION: Canada is already spending billions on bailout programs. It’s time for government to act on another aspect of Modern Monetary Theory — and start thinking jobs programs.
Published On: September 09, 2020
OPINION: The hospitality industry is precarious in the best of times — and it will probably never be the same again. We need to take this opportunity to prioritize the physical and mental well-being of workers.
Published On: August 18, 2020
OPINION: Yes, we all want our neighbourhood restaurants to survive. No, eating there likely won’t save them. We need long-term solutions from government.
Published On: July 29, 2020
OPINION: A couple of years ago, I visited a Hutterite colony. What I saw there can help all of us create pandemic-ready pantries.
Published On: June 10, 2020
TVO.org speaks with a lifelong professional cook about the rewards and pressures of driving for a grocery-delivery service.
Published On: May 26, 2020
Hed: What insurers do — and don’t — owe restaurants during COVID-19 Dek: Hemant Bhagwani, founder of the Amaya restaurant chain, is taking his insurer to court. Other restaurateurs may soon follow suit. What are their chances? Cutline: Hemant Bhagwani has 29 restaurants in Ontario and more than 600 employees.
Published On: April 14, 2020
Comal y Canela still offers takeout and delivery, but since the pandemic hit, restaurateur Yasmen De Leon has embraced a new purpose: feeding her Toronto community.
Published On: April 02, 2020
COVID-19 forced the closure of John Sinopoli’s restaurants. So he and some colleagues started the Save Hospitality coalition to tell government what the sector needs to make it through the crisis.
Published On: March 30, 2020
A lot of us are making more food at home — but many of us don’t know how to meal-plan, budget, shop, or cook. Here’s how to produce delicious dishes while you’re stuck indoors.
Published On: March 23, 2020
OPINION: The restaurant industry will not survive this pandemic — not without serious government support.