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Virtual Town Hall: Restaurant Industry Recovery

May 22, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Join the WeAreRichmondBC partners (Richmond Chamber of Commerce, Tourism Richmond, and the City of Richmond) for a conversation on the restaurant industry with Samantha Scholefield, Program Manager of the BC Restaurant & Food Services Association (BCRFA). We will be discussing BC’s restaurant industry and what to expect in the coming week as restaurants look to reopening.

If you have questions that you would like to ask Samantha, please email them by end of day May 20th to:

Email: elizabethg@richmondchamber.ca

The Zoom link will be emailed to those registered prior to the event. Though this event is complimentary, advanced registration is required.


Friday, May 22, 2020

10:00am – 11:00am (PST)


Free with advance registration



Samantha Scholefield, Program Manager, BC Restaurant and Foodservices Association

Samantha Scholefield brings more than 20 years experience in project and event management, logistics and marketing expertise in the wine and food service industries to team at the BC Restaurant and Foodservices Association.

Her high energy, result-oriented approach makes sure that all of the projects she takes on on behalf of the industry keep the stakeholders in mind and that the outcomes are measureable for operators in the market.  Her industry knowledge, keen interest in research and ability to tackle key industry issues have paved a solid road to success as Program Manager. She is currently overseeing the restaurant restart initiatives for the BCRFA, including developing materials, educating operators and facilitating the Industry Panel. Her other portfolios include the BUY BC: Eat Drink Local campaign, the BC Restaurant Hall of Fame, operator education and tackling the Labour Shortage.

She has built a reputation for providing solid industry experience, using resources wisely, creating a great team environment and understanding best practices to plan for the future. 


Richmond Chamber of Commerce