Symposium Cafe Restaurant & Lounge - a unique restaurant franchise opportunity - exciting and rewarding; Redefining the Cafe Experience™

Restaurant Franchise Opportunities

Symposium Cafe Restaurants is a unique, exciting, food service concept: an upscale, licensed, full service restaurant chain; with a restaurant menu that caters to a variety of meal categories (breakfast, brunch, burgers, and much more)and includes decadent desserts, european coffees and specialty beverages. Each location is open 7 days, from early morning to late evenings, and offers both indoor and outdoor dining on relaxing outdoor restaurant patios.

Francihse Choice 2018 - 8 Consecutive years
Franchise choice 2018
A of E 2018 grand prize gold
CFA Award Excellence
CFA Grand Prize 2017
CFA Award Excellence
CFA Award Excellence
CFA Award Excellence
CFA Award Excellence
CFA Award Excellence
CFA Award Excellence
CFA Award Excellence
CFA Award Excellence
CFA Award Excellence
CFA Award Excellence

The Symposium Restaurants have been “Redefining the Cafe experience”™ since 1996: responding to change, adapting to consumer dining trends, and above all setting high standards in restaurant service, food and beverage offerings, and overall restaurant dining experience.

Our competitive advantage begins with a foundation of successful restaurant franchises. This experience, along with the corporate infrastructure support, the benefits of solid operational systems, and enduring supplier partnerships, makes the Symposium Cafe Restaurant & Lounge a successful and rewarding restaurant franchise opportunity.

We continue to grow our successful cafes and restaurants - both corporately and by franchising- throughout the Ontario marketplace.

Why a Franchise
  • Canadian Franchise Association "Best Traditional Franchise" Grand Prize Winner 2017
  • CFA Franchisee's Choice 7 Years: 2011-2017
  • Unique Restaurant Decor
Franchise Facts
  • Restaurant Brand established in 1996
  • Number of Franchise
    Locations: 24
  • Sales Range of existing Franchise locations $1,100,000 to $2,100,000
Franchising Investment Details

Purchase of a new Turn Key Symposium Cafe restaurant ranges from $625 to $675K depending on the size of the location

Current Opportunities

We're expanding & have numerous franchise opportunities in Ontario. With 5-7 openings in the coming year, and repeated growth over the next 3 years, you can be part of our exciting company plan.


The Symposium Cafe attracts a casual dining clientele, that appreciates a well designed restaurant, and good quality food.

Contact us

Our corporate office is located in North York to serve you. Please book your appointment at
1-416-449-3611 or email