Our franchise
Restaurant franchises
Cara Operations Ltd. begins as the Canada Railway News Company, selling newspapers and magazines on trains and planes in Canada
Swiss Chalet opens
its doors in Toronto
at the corner of
Bedford & Bloor
Harvey's was founded
on Yonge Street in
Richmond Hill, ON
The modern CARA
is born through
the merger of
Canada Railway
News Company
and Aero Caterers
CARA began to dabble in branded restaurants
by opening PJ's and the Steak n' Burger chain
CARA acquires Swiss Chalet & Harvey's
Kelsey's opens
its first restaurant in Ontario
Casey's opens its doors in Sudbury
The first East Side Mario's was opened
Milestones opens on
Denman Street in Vancouver, BC
Montana's opens in Ontario
The first Prime Pub opens
CARA acquires Spectra Group (Milestones)
The first Bier Markt opens on the Esplanade in downtown Toronto
CARA acquires Kelsey's Restaurants (Kelsey's & Montana's)
CARA merges with Prime Restaurants
(Casey's, East Side Mario's, Bier Markt, Prime Pubs)

Non-Traditional

Interested in bringing a CARA brand to your local food court, college or university, hotel, airport, travel stop, stadium, entertainment complex or office building? With a large portfolio of restaurant brands and a world class design team, our company has the nimbleness and agility to make the right opportunity work. Find out how we’ll make our brands fit your space.

Restaurant franchises

MARKETS OF INTEREST

Canadian born and raised since 1883, CARA Operations is now in growth mode, and we are targeting markets across the country. Whether it is a small town or the big city, we want to bring our iconic Canadian restaurant brands there. Contact us and find out how to develop one of our brands on your site.

Restaurant franchises

NON-TRADITIONAL GALLERY

Montana's, Edmonton Airport
Montana's, Edmonton Airport
Fionn MacCool's,
Edmonton City Centre
Fionn MacCool's,
Toronto Airport
Harvey's, Winnipeg Airport
Milestones, Niagara Falls Sheraton Suites
Swiss Chalet,
Mississauga Pearson Airport
Swiss Chalet On Route
Harvey's, Swiss Chalet Combo, Markville Mall

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

Top sites in food courts, colleges or universities, hotels, airports, travel stops, stadiums, entertainment complexes or office buildings

Whether the restaurant is 200 sq.ft. or 10,000 sq.ft. our team will make it a natural fit

Contact us - It’s That Easy

Have Questions? Please fill out our online inquiry form and someone from our Franchising Team will contact you to discuss how to bring one of our iconic Canadian brands to your space!

Cara Operations LIMITED
199 Four Valley Dr.
Vaughan, ON
L4K 0B8

contact info
Phone: 905-760-2244 x 2255
Toll Free: 888-854-4402 x 2255
Fax: 866-230-9355
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