Join Our Team

The Pickle Barrel is always growing and we want our employees to grow with us. That’s why we’ve created a work environment where there are plenty of opportunities to learn and advance your career.


The Pickle Barrel is more than just a name and a logo, it’s a promise to all of our guests; a promise that lets them know what to expect every time they join us for a meal. It’s that promise that has carried us fondly in their hearts for over forty-five years, and continues to do so today.

— Peter Higley, President & Owner


P.B. Culture

Our people stand behind our real fresh food – and many who joined us when we opened, are those who lead us today. We look forward to seeing where tomorrow takes us.


We’re always looking for talented people to join The Pickle Barrel Family. By hiring a diverse range of friendly, hardworking employees – we’ve kept our restaurants a fun, energetic place to work. When we find the right candidates who share our vision, are passionate about our real fresh food promise and who bring a top-notch dining experience to our customers – well, we work hard to keep them. We offer competitive salaries, benefits and the opportunity to learn new skills.

Immediately Available

In general, we are always looking for new talent at all position levels. Feel free to apply to your position of choice below, OR, apply direct for all currently listed positions here: Immediately Available Opportunities

Front of House


You create the first and last impression in our guests’ dining experience. Develop your people and organizational skills and build your way up the Front of House ladder. If you have a big smile and a warm embrace, we want to hear from you!

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Food Runner / Expo

The most popular people in all our restaurants – the bringer of the food! Watch your guests faces light up as you place their hot delicious plate in front of their drooling face. Trust us, it never gets old.

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Server / Bartender

You are our brand ambassadors. You share a passion and pride for hand-crafted cocktails and real, made-from-scratch food and why that matters for Canadians who aspire to live a healthy lifestyle. You share our belief for exceeding expectations and making memories each and every guest, every table and every meal. Calling all people person foodies!

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Take your leadership skills to the next level. Learn the restaurant business inside and out and master your role at the helm.  You have great leadership and organization skills and an unparalleled passion for customer service & food alike.

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Managing Partner

The big boss. You run the location and ensure the success of the business by building and nurturing your FOH and BOH teams. Restaurant management experience is required but many of our MPs started out as entry level FOH or BOH positions. We also have a competitive profit share program, partner!

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Back of House


Perhaps one of the most important positions in any restaurant.  A great way to get your foot in the door of the restaurant industry. We show much love to our dishwashers.

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Line/Prep Cook

Your passion for real fresh food is immediately evident. You are the heart and soul of our kitchens, applying care and first class cooking techniques to create the food our guests line up to experience. The words “shortcuts” or “freezers” or “pre-cooked” don’t even exist in your vocabulary.

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Kitchen Manager

Own the back of house operations inside and out. Build your culinary team for success and reap the rewards of a happy team, happy guests and excellent incentives.

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“I love my job at the pickle barrel because I love the flexibility my jobs allows me with a young family at home and I love the people I work with. They are my family and great people.”

— Nardos

“I have worked at pickle barrel yonge and dundas for almost 10 years and have always been treated like family and with a great amount of respect.”

— Mike, Senior Line Cook

“As my first job in Canada, my manager took me in like family and gave me this incredible opportunity. I went from a cashier to a server to a manager. I will be sad to leave but next year I’m off to pursue Masters in International Business at Queens University”

— Ram, Service Manager