7 Toronto Restaurants Currently Hiring That Will Pay You More Than Minimum Wage
It's time to get your summer grind on.
Who doesn’t want a little extra pocket change? With many restaurants and bars opening back up, the service industry is hiring all across the city. We made it easy for you by rounding up seventhat all pay more than minimum wage!
While there are many positions in the service industry available, a ton of them advertise a pay rate of under minimum wage.
This is possible because servers in Ontario are actually allowed to make less than minimum wage. It sucks, we know.
So, we went on a hunt to compile a list of restaurant jobs that won’t just pay you $14 an hour, but more!
These positions all range from $14 up to $19 an hour.
The great thing about a lot of these jobs is that they require little to no experience. If you have even one year ofwork under your belt, you can apply to all of them!
Some of them actually require no experience at all, just a winning attitude.
From Etobicoke to downtown Toronto, these positions are all over the city, so pick whichever is closest to you and apply now!
Company: Simit & Chai Co.
Why You Should Apply: This position pays $18 an hour plus tips! You'll be raking it in while making chai and sandwiches.
Salary: up to $17
Company: Verdi restaurant
Why You Should Apply: Verdi Restaurant is known for its wood-fire pizza. The company is offering up to $17 an hour to serve, $3 more than minimum wage.
Front of House Support Staff
Salary: $16 to $18
Company: Hong Shing Restaurant
Why You Should Apply: Hong Shing claims it’s the best Chinese food in Toronto! It advertises huge room for growth as an employee. The ability to speak Chinese or Mandarin is an asset.
Barista & Front of House
Salary: $16 to $17
Company: Le Beau Patisserie
Why You Should Apply: Work alongside Chef Olga Spivak, trained in France, at Le Beau Patisserie. This cafe and patisserie specializes in croissants and is looking for baristas and front of house staff to join the team!
Salary: Up to $20
Company: Spring Sushi Restaurant
Why You Should Apply: Join the team at this all-you-can-eat sushi joint! This posting made it clear it would provide PPE for all staff joining the team.
Server & Bartender
Salary: Up to $19
Company: Touro Brazilian Steakhouse
Why You Should Apply: Touro Brazilian Steakhouse is looking for a candidate with only one year of experience and is willing to pay you up to $4 more an hour than minimum wage!
Server & Bartender
Salary: Up to $18
Company: Infusion Bar & Grill
Why You Should Apply: This job requires no extra experience, so it’s perfect for anyone looking to break into the service industry!