About Us

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A collection of unique hospitality ventures owned by André “Joseph” Bourque and Ryan “Richard” Moreno. Our team operates 25 establishments together, constantly fine-tuning our concepts according to the needs of our guests. What sets us apart is the guest experience is the guiding principle. With top-quality offerings, a notable culinary team, and a genuinely kind-hearted service team, you can expect the best to make this your moment.

Our Story

André “Joseph” Bourque and Ryan “Richard” Moreno met in elementary school and have been best friends ever since. Starting as bartenders in their late teens, they have always thrived in the culture of restaurants, hospitality, and nightclubs. The duo opened their first location together in 2009 and have been growing the Joseph Richard Group brand exponentially ever since. Current businesses include Townhall Public Houses, Oak & Thorne Neighbourhood Public House, The Henry Public House, Edith + Arthur Public House, The Buck & Ear Bar and Grill, S+L Kitchen & Bar, The Italian Osteria & Cheesebar, Blank Canvas Catering and Glass House Estate Winery. Other exciting concepts in development include the Test Kitchen a Pop-Up Concept Restaurant and the highly anticipated Asian Kitchen.


This Is Your Moment.

Our People

We are exceptionally proud of the team who stands behind the Joseph Richard Group to deliver the very best experience to every guest, every day. We value and appreciate our employees in tangible and significant ways because the people behind the brand are what push JRG to the forefront of the industry.

Our Values

Our Guests

Your experience is our guiding principal. This is your moment and we are humbled to be given the opportunity to make it memorable.

Our People

We value our team in tangible, meaningful ways because the people behind the brand is what has moved the business forward.

Our Offerings

We strive to provide the best offerings at a great value that you can appreciate.

Our Community

So much more than local gathering spots, we are dedicated to making a positive impact in the communities where we do business.