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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 our dedication to the Guest Experience; an unwavering commitment to exceptional service, top quality offerings, and a team of like-minded people-loving staff.

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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, Micky’s Irish Public House, Edith + Arthur Public House, Oceanside Public House, The Buck & Ear Bar and Grill, S+L Kitchen & Bar, The Italian Osteria & Cheesebar and the recently launched Blank Canvas Catering. Other exciting concepts are in development including a Barber Shops, a Bakery, a Test Kitchen, and the highly anticipated Sudo Asian Kitchen.

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Our Mission

Creating memorable experiences for all guests through the best people, product, service, and environments.

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Our People

We are exceptionally proud of the many men and women who stand behind the Joseph Richard Group to deliver the very best experience to every guest, every day. We value and appreciate our staff 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

Our guests are everything to us, and that’s why we’re committed to providing a flawless experience for every guest, every visit.

Our People

We value and appreciate our staff in tangible, meaningful ways because the people behind the brand are what have pushed JRG to the forefront of the industry.

Our Offerings

We strive daily to bring our guests the best offerings available, and are committed to providing these offerings with a value our Guests appreciate.

Our Community

So much more than local gathering spots, JRG establishments are dedicated to contributing to the constant improvement of the communities in which we do business.