Drake Blog


Drake Staffer, Bryan Da Silva: Graphic Designer + Zombie Enthusiast

Posted by Shannon Elizabeth Murphy, 5 years, 7 months ago

We're so lucky to have amazing staff and Bryan Da Silva is no exception. Bryan has been working for the Drake for almost a decade and has done everything from food serving to graphic design. Did we mention he also drives a motorcycle to work everyday + makes his own hot sauce?

Bryan Da Silva
Food + Drink

T.O.'s Hottest Chef: Vote Now for Drake's own Graham auf der Mauer

Posted by Drake, 5 years, 8 months ago

Swallow Food Blog is figuring out who's Toronto's hottest chef. We might be biased, but we're pretty certain our very own Graham auf der Mauer takes the cake. Vote for him now! Oh, and we'll also be donating $1 for every vote to the Parkdale Food Bank.

Toronto's Hottest Chef

Drake Staffer Zoe Sweet: Actress + Yoga Teacher Extraordinaire

Posted by Shannon Elizabeth Murphy, 5 years, 10 months ago

We're so lucky to have amazing staff and Zoe Sweet is no exception. Zoe not only has her Masters in Acting from York University, she is in training to become an Anusara Yoga Instructor + runs her own theatre company, FeverGraph. Is there anything this girl can't do?

Zoe Sweet Fevergraph

Drake Life

Posted by Drake, 5 years, 11 months ago

Drake’s employment culture is focused on supporting our staff to build long term and rewarding careers. We believe that the best way to do this is to have fun and take time to celebrate achievements! We learn through our successes and mistakes, challenge ourselves to keep growing and most importantly, communicate openly and with respect for one another. As a member of our team you'll quickly see that The Drake Hotel is more than just a place to work. It is a place for our staff to live, play, give, learn and grow.

Drake Hotel

Our People: Drake Staffer, Kayla Rocca, Stars in National McDonald's Campagin

Posted by Shannon Elizabeth Murphy, 5 years, 12 months ago

Ever dreamed about being paid to eat McDonald's or drink McCafe lattes? Mmm fries, mmmm caffeine. Meet Drake Staffer, Kayla Rocca, photographer extraordinaire and the beautiful face that scored her a national campaign for the fast food giant.


Hennessy Youngman + Drake Staffer, Carla, Cozy Up in Our Photobooth

Posted by Drake, 6 years, 1 month ago

Our fantastically-talented and always stylish Drake graphic designer, Carla P, cozies up in our retro photobooth with Hennessy Youngman after his sold out Artist Talk last night in the Underground. Say cheese!