Drake One Fifty

We pride ourselves in providing strong leadership and development opportunities for passionate hospitality professionals who are looking to build rewarding, long-term careers. Drake offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, employee discounts, training + development support and many other unique perks as a part of working the Drake team. Join our team and share in our future.


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We thank all applicants for your interest in working with The Drake, however, due to the high level of interest in each of our postings, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. We respectfully request no TELEPHONE, EMAIL or IN PERSON inquiries.

We are currently hiring for the following positions:

  • HOST

    After ten years of hosting guests and travelers from all over the world at our West Queen West HQ, Drake has come to be known as an energetic hub for dining and hospitality as well as visual and performance art. Our first restaurant outpost, Drake One Fifty is experiencing an exciting phase of growth and is currently seeking an outgoing, reliable and positive, HOST.

    As a HOST, you will be responsible for working with the host team to maximize service revenues by accommodating guests, reservations + walk-ins in a strategic manner. As an ambassador of the Drake One Fifty, you are expected to greet all guests with enthusiasm, be well informed in all aspects of our offerings, and provide our guests a world class experience.

    REQUIREMENTS:
    1-2 years HOST experience in a similar fast paced environment
    Must have Opentable experience
    Excellent communication skills
    Knowledge of all Drake properties and Drake General Store
    Experience using reservation systems
    Outgoing, confident + positive attitude
    Strong attention to detail + time management skills
    Available days, evenings and weekends

    Drake offers competitive pay, employee discounts on F+B offering and Drake General Store products, benefits, training programs and other unique perks, as part of joining out team. If you are seeking a challenging, fun and great learning environment, Drake One Fifty is ideal for you.

    If you are interested in this opportunity please send your resume and cover letter by EMAIL ONLY to jobs@drakeonefifty.ca please list "HOST” in your subject line. Interviews commencing as soon as possible.

    We sincerely appreciate your interest in this exciting role with Drake Hotel Properties, however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
    WE RESPECTFULLY REQUEST NO TELEPHONE, EMAIL OR IN PERSON INQUIRIES.

    For more information about us, please visit our website at: www.thedrakehotel.ca. Want to keep up with What’s On @ Drake? Sign up for our E-AKE Newsletter below:
    http://www.thedrakehotel.ca/eake/ or follow us on Twitter @thedrakehotel



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  • FOOD + BEVERAGE SUPERVISOR

    The FOOD + BEVERAGE SUPERVISOR position provides a unique opportunity for passionate hospitality professionals who are looking to build experience towards their ongoing career development, and build the foundations of supervising and leading in a high-volume, guest-focused environment.

    This role involves floor management in a very busy and fast-paced downtown environment, team coaching and leadership and providing a superior level of guest engagement and guest experience.

    We are seeking a candidate with a combination of skills and experience that include operational excellence in a high volume business, as well as a proven track record for outstanding food + beverage service, a solid understanding of event execution, reservation systems and team leadership.

    The ideal candidate will have a passion for hospitality and be eager to build experience, as well as best practices in guest service, staff management, operations, safety and compliance.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • At least 2 years of progressive front of house experience in a high volume fine or casual dining environment
    • Previous experience as a trainer and mentor to large staff teams
    • Extensive food + beverage knowledge a must
    • Experience working in various FOH restaurant roles a bonus
    • WSET or similar certification preferable
    • Smart serve certified
    • Experience with Open Table and Silverware a bonus
    • Demonstrated patience, tact and diplomacy while leading and working alongside a diverse team of industry professionals
    • Ability to multi-task, remain cool and keep up in a fast paced environment
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication experience, both verbal & written
    • Flexible to work early mornings and weekends and holidays
    • Demonstrate a drive and motivation for professional development

    This is an excellent entry level management position for someone wishing to progress their career within hospitality.

    WHAT WE OFFER:

    We pride ourselves in providing strong leadership and development opportunities for passionate hospitality professionals who are looking to build rewarding, long-term careers. Drake offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, employee discounts, training + development support and many other unique perks as a part of joining the Drake team.

    If you are interested in this opportunity please send your resume and cover letter by EMAIL ONLY to jobs@drakeonefifty.ca please list “F+B SUPERVISOR” in your subject line. Interviews commencing as soon as possible.

    We sincerely appreciate your interest in this exciting role with Drake Hotel Properties, however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

    WE RESPECTFULLY REQUEST NO TELEPHONE, EMAIL OR IN PERSON INQUIRIES.

    The Drake Hotel Properties is an equal opportunity employer.



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  • FOOD + BEVERAGE MANAGER

    After three years of acknowledged success and accolades, Drake One Fifty has solidified its position as a place for the food and art loving professional to enjoy and indulge in an unexpected oasis in the financial district.

    This fast paced, high-volume, food and wine driven property is currently building upon our group of exceptionally talented hospitality professionals and is seeking a new FOOD + BEVERAGE MANAGER to join the team. This role provides a unique opportunity for an experienced, passionate and innovative manager who is looking for a rewarding hospitality career and exceptional opportunities for advancement.

    We are seeking a candidate with a combination of skills and experience that include operational excellence in a high volume business, as well as a proven track record for outstanding food + beverage service, a solid understanding of event management and natural abilities as a motivating and inspiring team leader.

    The ideal candidate will bring management experience from a similar environment, as well as best practices in guest service, staff management, operations, safety and compliance.

    We are hiring a genuine and natural leader, who believes in the art of hospitality, building a fun and dynamic work environment and who takes great pride in the offerings at Drake.

    QUALIFICATIONS:
    • 3-5 years of progressive management experience in a high volume fine or casual dining environment
    • WSET or similar certification required
    • Smart serve certified
    • Experience with Open Table, Silverware, Microsoft Office and Outlook a bonus
    • Awareness of and interest in current culinary trends in the marketplace
    • Extensive food + beverage knowledge a must
    • Demonstrated track record in achieving set objectives in sales + labor cost management
    • Understanding of financial P+L statement and how to effectively manage our variable costs
    • Previous experience in ensuring employee retention through active engagement and encouragement of staff to build strong team spirit
    • Experience working within various FOH restaurant roles as part of management progression a bonus
    • Experience in dealing with multiple departments as it relates to the running of a restaurant e.g. marketing, R+M, finance etc.,
    • Demonstrated patience, tact and diplomacy while leading and working alongside a diverse team of industry professionals
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication experience, both verbal & written
    • Excellent time management skills to balance both administrative tasks and floor management
    • Demonstrate a drive and motivation for professional development
    • Ability to follow up and follow through with assigned tasks and deadlines to completion
    • Ability to multi-task, remain cool and keep up in a fast paced environment
    • The successful candidate will strike a balance between active floor management and organized and effective execution of administrative duties.
    • Genuine interest in providing a superior guest experience and in the hospitality industry
    • Flexible to work evenings and weekends and holidays

    Reporting to the General Manager, you will be an integral part of a small management team responsible for overseeing the day to day running of the restaurant and bar, events as well as on-site programming and activation.

    WHAT WE OFFER:
    We pride ourselves in providing strong leadership and development opportunities for passionate hospitality professionals who are looking to build rewarding, long-term careers. Drake offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, employee discounts, training + development support and many other unique perks as a part of joining the Drake team.
    If you are interested in this opportunity please send your resume and cover letter by EMAIL ONLY to jobs@drakeonefifty.ca please list “F+B MANAGER” in your subject line. Interviews commencing as soon as possible.

    We sincerely appreciate your interest in this exciting role with Drake Hotel Properties, however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
    WE RESPECTFULLY REQUEST NO TELEPHONE, EMAIL OR IN PERSON INQUIRIES.
    The Drake Hotel Properties is an equal opportunity employer.



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  • FULL TIME PREP COOK

    Drake One Fifty; The Drake Hotel's first restaurant outpost, located in downtown Toronto’s bustling Financial District, is seeking a dynamic, passionate MORNING PREP COOK, who is looking to join a fast-paced, talented kitchen team. This position offers the opportunity to work with a fantastic culinary team, that offers a Canadian take on modern Brasserie cooking in a busy day and night time operation. The role is committed to providing exceptional quality and service to our guests. Assisting the kitchen team with all preparation and organization in the kitchen including stocks, braises and extruding pasta.

    Requirements:
    - Must have 1- 3 year experience in a very fast paced and high-volume restaurant environment
    - Available to work full time flexible schedule including evenings and weekends
    - Able to work independently
    - Must be disciplined and have respect for colleagues

    Drake offers competitive pay, employee discounts on F+B offering and Drake General Store products, benefits, training programs and other unique perks, as part of joining out team. If you are seeking a challenging, fun and great learning environment, Drake One Fifty is ideal for you.

    If you are interested in being considered for this opportunity please send your most recent resume and a cover letter to jobs@drakeonefifty.ca with the subject line: "PREP COOK", or you can click the "Click To Apply" button below to submit your application via our website.

    We thank all applicants for your interest in working with Drake, however, due to the high level of interest in each of our postings only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. We respectfully request no TELEPHONE, EMAIL or IN PERSON inquiries.



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  • NIGHT GARDE MANGER

    Drake One Fifty; The Drake Hotel's first restaurant outpost, located in downtown Toronto’s bustling Financial District, is seeking a dynamic, passionate NIGHT GARDE MANGER, who is looking to join a fast-paced, talented kitchen team. This position offers the opportunity to work with a fantastic culinary team, that offers a Canadian take on modern Brasserie cooking in a busy day and night time operation. The role is committed to providing exceptional quality and service to our guests. Efficiently producing high volume food and mastering a station.

    Requirements:
    - Must have a minimum of 1-3 years experience in a very fast paced environment
    - Available to work full time flexible schedule including evenings (Nights) and weekends (Brunch- Saturday + Sunday)
    - Must be disciplined and have respect for colleagues
    - Culinary diploma is preferred

    Drake offers competitive pay, employee discounts on F+B offering and Drake General Store products, benefits, training programs and other unique perks, as part of joining out team. If you are seeking a challenging, fun and great learning environment, Drake One Fifty is ideal for you.

    If you are interested in being considered for this opportunity, please send your most recent resume and a cover letter to jobs@drakeonefifty.ca with the subject line: "GARDE MANGER". Or you can click the "Click To Apply" button below to submit your application via our website.

    Join a great team with potential for growth and career development. Interviews commencing ASAP.
    We thank all applicants for your interest in working with Drake, however, due to the high level of interest in each of our postings only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. We respectfully request no TELEPHONE, EMAIL or IN PERSON inquiries.



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  • FOOD RUNNER

    Drake One Fifty is a fast, paced, high-volume, food and wine driven property that is currently building upon our group of exceptionally talented hospitality professionals and is seeking a FOOD RUNNER to join our team.

    Candidates should have a minimum of 1 year of experience in a similar role in a high volume environment and must be flexible and available to work 4 shifts a week and must be able to work weekends.

    Drake offers competitive pay, employee discounts on F+B offering and Drake General Store products, benefits, training programs and other unique perks, as part of joining out team. If you are seeking a challenging, fun and great learning environment, Drake One Fifty is ideal for you.

    If you are interested in being considered for this opportunity please send your resume and a cover letter to jobs@drakeonefifty.ca with the subject line: "FOOD RUNNER" or you can click the "Click To Apply" button below to submit your application via our website. Interviews will commence ASAP.

    The Drake Hotel is an equal opportunity employer.
    For more information about us, please visit our website at: www.thedrakehotel.ca

    Want to keep up with What’s On @ Drake? Sign up for our E-AKE Newsletter below:
    http://www.thedrakehotel.ca/eake/ or follow us on Twitter @thedrakehotel



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  • SERVER

    Drake One Fifty is a fast, paced, high-volume, food and wine driven property that is currently building upon our group of exceptionally talented hospitality professionals and is seeking a PART TIME + FULL TIME SERVER to join our team. This role provides a unique opportunity for an experienced, passionate and innovative hospitality professional who is looking for a rewarding hospitality career and exceptional opportunities for advancement.

    We are seeking a candidate with a combination of skills and experience that include operational excellence in a high volume business, as well as a proven track record for outstanding food + beverage service, a solid understanding of events and team leadership.

    Experienced and reliable candidates should meet the following criteria:
    - Minimum 3-5 years of serving experience in a similar environment
    - Ability to manage a volume of guests alone/with shared support
    - Experience with private and corporate events an asset
    - WSET Course desirable
    - Knowledge of Drake brand + all Drake Properties
    - Genuine love of food, drink, art
    - Must have flexible availability to work mid-week lunches, dinners, brunches + weekends (Both Saturday + Sunday)
    - Part-time + full-time positions available

    If you are interested in being considered for this opportunity please send your resume and a cover letter to jobs@drakeonefifty.ca with the subject line: "SERVER", Or you can click the "Click To Apply" button below to submit your application via our website.



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  • PIZZA COOK

    Drake One Fifty; The Drake Hotel's first restaurant outpost, located in downtown Toronto’s bustling Financial District, is seeking a dynamic, passionate FULL TIME NIGHT PIZZA COOK, who is looking to join a fast-paced, talented kitchen team. This position offers the opportunity to work with a fantastic culinary team, that offers a Canadian take on modern Brasserie cooking in a busy day and night time operation. The role is committed to providing exceptional quality and service to our guests.

    Requirements:
    - Must have a minimum of 1-2 years pizza experience in a very fast paced and high-volume restaurant environment
    - Must be disciplined and have respect for colleagues
    - Available to work a Monday – Thursday schedule

    Drake offers competitive pay, employee discounts on F+B offering and Drake General Store products, benefits, training programs and other unique perks, as part of joining out team. If you are seeking a challenging, fun and great learning environment, Drake One Fifty is ideal for you.

    If you are interested in being considered for this opportunity, please send your most recent resume and a cover letter to jobs@drakeonefifty.ca with the subject line: "PIZZA COOK". Or you can click the "Click To Apply" button below to submit your application via our website.

    Join a great team with potential for growth and career development. Interviews commencing ASAP.
    We thank all applicants for your interest in working with Drake, however, due to the high level of interest in each of our postings only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. We respectfully request no TELEPHONE, EMAIL or IN PERSON inquiries.



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