about

Shanna Munro

Shanna Munro is president and CEO of Restaurants Canada whose advocacy efforts provide a platform for the voices of restaurant owners and foodservice operators to be heard. 

With a career in the foodservice industry that spans more than 25 years, Shanna has earned a reputation as a dynamic visionary and a strong advocate for women in the workplace. She won’t hesitate to agitate the status quo to bring the strategic transformations required to gain competitive advantage and secure long-term sustainable growth. She excels at providing financial and strategic guidance to diverse business concerns, engineering economic models, and orchestrating brand plans that impart energy and focus throughout the organization. Dead set on the target, she delivers with passion and resolve.

Shanna is an advocate for advancing the industry through the lens of the triple bottom line – people, planet and profit. In a rapidly changing consumer driven market, her goal is to influence foodservice operators to build businesses that can withstand industry ebbs and flows and in turn, leave the world in a better place for the next generation.

Through Restaurants Canada, Shanna is focused on uniting the supply chain for an industry that generates more than $89 billion a year in economic activity, employs 1.2 million Canadians, and serves more than 22 million customers every day. One of Restaurants Canada’s most value-added annual initiatives is the RC Show, a state-of-the-art forum where foodservice operators explore innovative equipment and products, menu ideations,
and leading-edge trends: an industry must!