Together, We Make Careers

No matter what your passion – whether you’re a wine connoisseur, food aficionado, culinary wizard, or customer relations guru – Sassafraz can offer you an opportunity to explore your potential and craft a unique career path in hospitality.

Craft Your Unique Career Path

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Front of the House

At Sassafraz, we have been cultivating talent and advancing careers for over 25 years. We believe that motivated employees make for satisfied guests, so we are focused on learning what you love to do most and giving you the support and freedom to do it. Our success and longevity come from our desire to exceed guests' expectations every time they visit. This begins with the people who first greet our guests and make a lasting impression and form meaningful connections.


Back of the House

If working in a team environment dedicated to culinary excellence and customer service is your passion, then a career in our kitchen is for you! Whether you are a seasoned sous chef or an enthusiastic prep cook looking to advance your culinary skills and food knowledge, you will benefit from real-world experience that blends culinary excellence with hospitality know-how. We are committed to delivering not only memorable cuisine but a memorable dining experience – and it all starts with fresh ingredients.


We are passionate about ‘hospitality’ and have the spirit to define what that word means. With an upscale restaurant, bustling café, and private event space, we have many unique opportunities for entrepreneurs looking to grow and experience all that the hospitality industry has to offer. Through hands-on training, mentorship and peer collaboration, you will develop the expertise and skills needed to be successful in your role at Sassafraz and to grow and advance your career as a dedicated hospitality professional.


Premium Events & Experiences

Private events and weddings are an especially important part of our business and a great opportunity to gain culinary, serving and management experience for large groups. Experience in executing premium large-scale functions can take you anywhere in hospitality. Over the years, we have hosted events for some of the largest corporations in Toronto, including McDonald’s, IBM, Tiffany & Co, Chanel and L’Oréal. In addition, Sassafraz hosts more than 100 weddings each year and has been named one of the top 15 venues in Toronto for intimate weddings.

The Sassafraz Experience

We believe in people! We look for down-to-earth, interested, honest, creative and diverse people, all passionate about food and hospitality! At Sassafraz, we don’t want you to just get through the day; we want you to have fun and flourish. This can only happen if you feel engaged, supported and free to be yourself. Sassafraz is more than just a place to work; it’s a place where friendships are made. We want you to stick around because we’re planning on doing great things for your career together. Sassafraz offers a rewarding career with opportunity for advancement, stable employment and competitive pay, in a unique and exciting hospitality environment.


Interested in a career with Sassafraz? We're always looking for great people!

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Interested? We want to talk to you!

Zoran Kocovski

Founding Partner

Geoff Webb

General Manager