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At Cara Operations we realize that different markets require different sized restaurants. Depending on the population size of your market we'll work with you to find an opportunity that suits your needs.


Kelsey’s has been a part of Canadian communities for over 36 years. At Kelsey’s, our responsibility is to be happy and inspire Happiness Always! We are a local bar focused concept known for great wings and other appies, burgers, sandwiches, pastas and beverages. You can come as you are, be social and satisfy your craving for our food that is light hearted, fun and always delicious!



People passionate about Kelsey's

People who want to own their own business/control their own destiny

People with strong leadership skills

People who will be actively engaged in delivering the PERFECT GUEST EXPERIENCE and restaurant profitability

People with a proven track record of success in business

People with strong local knowledge and relationships in the community they will do business in

Kelsey's is owned by CARA Operations Ltd.

CARA is one of Canada’s most historic and largest full service restaurant companies and owns many of Canada’s most recognizable restaurant concepts including; Swiss Chalet, East Side Mario’s, Milestones, Casey’s, Montana’s, Bier Markt, Kelsey’s, Fionn MacCool's and Harvey’s. CARA has system wide sales of approximately $1.7 billion, over 840 restaurant locations and over 50,000 employees across Canada. CARA’s size and scale provide Kelsey's franchisees with a competitive advantage as it relates to; purchasing, real estate, construction, marketing, and information technology. Leveraging these services provides Kelsey's franchisees with superior added value and support to help increase the bottom line.

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