From a news release
Ontario Greenhouse Vegetable Growers (OGVG) is pleased to announce that Foodservice Unit Manager, Michael Tuinstra of Dana Hospitality LP who runs the cafe at the Blount Canada Ltd. location in Guelph, has been selected as the winner of the second OGVG Celebrating Ontario Agriculture promotion and display competition.
OGVG engaged over 20 universities and business dining locations throughout Ontario, providing tool kits, recipes and merchandising material. These resources were created to support menu initiatives, promotions and displays during Celebrating Ontario Agriculture Week.
Working with OGVG resources, Tuinstra launched five colourful displays utilizing OGVG produce. His culinary team also introduced sever new recipes that feature Ontario greenhouse cucumbers, peppers and tomatoes throughout their menu.
“OGVG is pleased to be a part of this promotion with Ontario hospitals and cafeterias and we look forward to working with foodservice partners in the future,” said George Gilvesy, Chair of OGVG. “In a competitive market new partnerships that support our produce in the foodservice marketplace will help sustain Ontario greenhouse vegetable growers.”