JOEY Restaurant Group
JOEY Restaurant Group employee   (Photo credit: Amanda Jackaman)

Recognized as one of BC's Top Employers

Here are some of the reasons why JOEY Restaurant Group was selected as one of BC's Top Employers (2018):

  • JOEY Restaurant Group works to develops the next generation of employees with summer employment, paid internships and apprenticeships, including a 3-year program for culinary apprentices pursuing Red Seal certification -- and also provides tuition subsidies for job-related courses
  • Through the "League of Extraordinary People" social committee, JOEY Restaurant Group organizes a number of fun events each year, including an annual holiday party, trivia nights, bubble soccer, murder mystery events, and "On-Tap-Recaps" every last Friday of the month, to discuss the past month and plan for the month ahead
  • JOEY Restaurant Group's main charitable initiative is the company's Cup of Care program, serving over 15,000 cups of soup and 6,000 chicken pot pies made by employees to homeless shelters across Canada and Washington state
Employees from the procurement department accept their 'Department of the Year' award at JOEY Restaurant Group's Leadership Awards, held annually in Vancouver, BC   ( Photo credit: Amanda Jackaman)

Highlights

Industry Full-Service Restaurants
Established in Canada 1992
Major Canadian hiring locations Vancouver BC, Kelowna BC, Calgary AB, Edmonton AB, Winnipeg MB, Toronto ON, Ottawa ON
Full-time employees in Canada 329
Part-time employees in Canada 3,349
Average age of employees in Canada 25 years
Longest serving employee 24 years
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 100% of the premiums
Health spending account up to $500 each year
Alternative work options flexible work hours
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Outside survey period outside consultant surveys are held every 12 months
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 3 months
In-house training initiatives apprenticeship/skilled trades programs, in-house training, online training, leadership training, mentoring, paid internships
Scope of charitable involvement local, national
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities, employees receive paid time off to volunteer

Recognized as one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People

Here are some of the reasons why JOEY Restaurant Group was selected as one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People (2018):

  • JOEY Restaurant Group manages a series of company-wide competitions to foster ongoing development including "Top Apprentice", the "League of Extraordinary Chefs" and "Culinary Passion" -- the company also maintains a Culinary Culture and Culinary Club with in-store competitions (dubbed "quick fire" and "black box" challenges), which challenge participants to make meals with unknown ingredients, and field trips to local suppliers to learn about the origins of their ingredients
  • JOEY Restaurant Group supports the career aspirations of students in related disciplines through partnerships with local post-secondary institutions and organizations across the country, offering endowments and bursaries, apprenticeship opportunities, co-op placements and seminars
  • To help new hires prepare for the work environment, JOEY Restaurant Group created the "JOEY Campus" employee website, a virtual university featuring company information and training videos on dish and beverage preparation
JOEY Restaurant Group employee in the kitchen

Highlights

Industry Full-Service Restaurants
Major Canadian hiring locations Vancouver BC, Kelowna BC, Calgary AB, Edmonton AB, Winnipeg MB, Toronto ON, Ottawa ON
Full-time employees in Canada 329
Student opportunities summer jobs, co-op opportunities, paid internships
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Career development in-house training, online training, mentoring, leadership training, online employee skills inventory, apprenticeship/skilled trades programs
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Unique initiatives manages a 3-year apprenticeship program to support culinary apprentices pursuing Red Seal certification, partners with Royal Roads University to offer employees the opportunity to obtain their MBA while working

The Career Directory

JOEY Restaurant Group has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
JOEY Restaurant Group employees working in the kitchen

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Full-Service Restaurants
Major Canadian hiring locations Vancouver BC, Kelowna BC, Calgary AB, Edmonton AB, Winnipeg MB, Toronto ON, Ottawa ON
Full-time employees in Canada 250 to 500
Student opportunities paid internships, summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, mentoring, leadership training
Other info for new grads Employees can participate in JOEY's culinary apprenticeship program to obtain Red Seal certification. The company also facilitates weekly in-store culinary competitions, quick-fire challenges, and black-box challenges.
Typical new grad positions Server, Shift Leader, Cook, Coordinator
Starting salary $45K to $50K
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, employees receive paid time off to volunteer
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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