Industry Support - Food and Hospitality
Calgary is home to exceptional culinary and tourism opportunities. Canada's restaurant industry is part of every community: there are more than 97,000 restaurants, bars and caterers across the country. In 2022, commercial foodservice sales in Canada are forecast to grow to $74.6 billion and recover to 2019 levels.
In Fall 2021, SAIT will launch six new specializations in hospitality and to grow the industry, and foster exceptional talent in Calgary’s post-pandemic recovery.
What Calgary offers
Calgary has over 3,500 restaurants, pubs, lounges and bars
There are approximately 2, 300 grocery stores, butchers, bakeries and food service premises
Over 100 hotels and motels are situated in Calgary
Our brewery and distilleries are growing, and there are 45 alcohol manufacturers in Calgary
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