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Genuine Good Times

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Genuine Good Times

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About Original Joe's

Hi, we’re Original Joe’s, also known as OJs! Since 1998, we’ve been serving up craveable classics to a social crowd that trusts us to deliver on comfort food and warm hospitality. That part hasn’t changed. We still use house-made ingredients where possible and serve most of our entrées with two sides. Here’s where guests will find a table for two or a spot for the gang, and where they can count on a perfectly chilled pint or handcrafted cocktail waiting for them.

We encourage our guests to come as they are and raise a glass to the good times to come. We’re the original gathering place, down to earth and down the street.

Welcome to OJs.

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Original Joe's is part of the RECIPE family of brands

That means franchisees get a competitive advantage in purchasing, real estate, construction, marketing, information technology and more.

Happy hour every day
Proudly Western Canadian
Satisfying food and genuine service
$3.5 billion in system sales

Investment Requirements

RECIPE’s in-house Real Estate, Design and Construction professionals work together to source, secure and design a model to fit your specific market needs. With 50+ years of franchising experience developing restaurants in Canada from coast to coast we have the skills and desire to meet your needs.

  • Total investment: $1.3–$1.5 million
  • Cash required: $520–$560k
  • Build time: Approx. 4-5 months
  • Net worth: $1.5–$1.7 million
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Let us help you unlock the value in your independent restaurant.

  • Your choice of multiple banners to best suit your style and market conditions
  • Being your own boss
  • Access to a large support system of franchisees and corporate operations experts
  • Higher sales and profitability potential alongside decreased expenses due to RECIPE’s purchasing power
  • The potential to sell your restaurant for a higher multiple

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RECIPE Unlimited Corporation

199 Four Valley Dr.

Vaughan, ON

L4K 0B8

Franchising Department

Ph: 905-760-2244, ext.2255

TF: 888-854-4402, ext.2255

Fax: 866-230-9355

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